Southern Europe - Vatican - Nationwide Newspapers

Country Information

Location:  Southern Europe, an enclave of Rome (Italy)
Geographic Coordinates:   41 54 N, 12 27 E
Area:   0.44 sq km (land: 0.44 sq km water: 0 sq km)
Climate:  Temperate; mild, rainy winters (September to May) with hot, dry summers (May to September)
Languages:  Italian, Latin, French, various other languages
Population:  839 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Vatican City
Religion:  Roman Catholic
Ethnic Groups:  Italians, Swiss, other
Independence:  11 February 1929 (from Italy)

Source:  CIA Factbook