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Vatican in the region of Vatican (general) with it's 829 habitants is a place located in Vatican and is the capital of this country.

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Local time in Vatican is now 04:47 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Vatican" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Trieste, Tor di Quinto, Teramo, Sant'Onofrio, San Paolo or Vatican. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

21°C / 69 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 999.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 26th of April 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 14°C (58 °F)
Thursday, 27th of April 2017
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 19°C (67 °F)
Night: 16°C (60 °F)
Friday, 28th of April 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)

Videos

Freshman guard Derek Reese in Vatican Ci...

02:41 min ( August 07, 2012 by knoxnews)
Views: 167 - Rating: 5/5

With St. Peter's Basilica as his backdrop, UT freshman Derek Reese discusses the Vols' morning in Vatican City and his upcoming debut as a Tennessee Vol

Alfred Loncle - Vatican City

04:39 min ( July 31, 2012 by Loncle Alfred)
Views: 667 - Rating: 5/5

DU RAP CLERGE, TOUJOURS EN HD ! KIFFE LA CAPITALE PAPALE !


The Best ( HD) Vatican City and Sistine ...

09:45 min ( April 08, 2011 by ronald kenney)
Views: 9,474 - Rating: 3/5

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Saint Peter's Square Vatican City Rome...

03:51 min ( April 01, 2012 by Mike Fairman)
Views: 1,274 - Rating: 2.33333/5

Video & pictures of Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City, Rome, Italy Videoed on Sunday, 11th March 2012 www.youtube.com en.wikipedia.org


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Vatican during the next days.

25
Apr
2017

La Traviata In Rome&dinner: Giuseppe Verdi

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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Vivaldi And Opera: The Great Beauty Experience With Dinner

Beginning: 07:15 pm (19:15).
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Vivaldi And Opera: The Great Beauty Experience

Beginning: 07:15 pm (19:15).
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Vivaldi And Opera: The Great Beauty Experience With Dinner

Beginning: 07:15 pm (19:15).
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La Traviata In Rome: The Original Opera With Ballet

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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Opera Experience: Most Famous Operas

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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26
Apr
2017

Property Investment Workshop Rome

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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Great Opera: Piazza Navona In Rome

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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The Three Tenors: Napul’è Opera Arias And Ballet With Dinner

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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The Three Tenors: Napul’è Opera Arias And Ballet

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration that was frescoed throughout by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo, Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, Pinturicchio and others. Under the patronage of Pope Julius II, Michelangelo painted 1,100 m of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Individual rooms, Sistine Chapel, Sites of papal elections

Pietà (Michelangelo)

This article is about the earliest and best-known Pietà by Michelangelo. For three related sculptures see the Florentine Pietà or The Deposition (Michelangelo), the Rondanini Pietà, and the Palestrina Pietà. Pietà 300px Artist Michelangelo Year 1498–1499 Type Marble Dimensions 174 cm × 195 cm (68.5 in × 76.8 in) Location St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City The Pietà (1498–1499) is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.

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Located at 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:15th-century sculptures, Marble sculptures, Sculptures by Michelangelo, Sculptures in Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica, Statues of Jesus, Statues of the Virgin Mary, Vandalized works of art

St. Peter's Basilica

St. Peter's Basilica (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri), officially known in Italian as Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano or Basilica Papale di San Pietro is a Late Renaissance church located within Vatican City. Designed principally by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter's is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture and remains one of the largest churches in the world.

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Located at 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Churches in Vatican City, Coronation church buildings, Domes, Patriarchal basilicas, Recipients of the Golden Rose, Religious buildings completed in 1626, Renaissance architecture in Rome, Roman Baroque, Roman Catholic churches in Rome, St. Peter's Basilica, Terminating vistas, Via Francigena, Visitor attractions in Vatican City

Vatican City

Vatican City Listen/ˈvætɨkən ˈsɪti/, or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vaticano, is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares, and a population of just over 800. This makes Vatican City the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world by both area and population.

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Located at 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Europe, Catholic pilgrimage sites, Christianity in Europe, Cities surrounded by other cities, City-states, Countries in Europe, Countries that are enclaves of Italy, Current monarchies, Geography of Rome, Holy See, Holy cities, Italian-speaking countries, Landlocked countries, Monarchies of Europe, Roman Catholic Church in Europe, States and territories established in 1929, Theocracies, Vatican City, World Heritage Sites in Vatican City

Geography of Vatican City

The geography of Vatican City is unique due to the country's position as an urban, landlocked enclave of Rome, Italy. With an area of 0.17 sq mi, it is the world's smallest independent state. Outside the Vatican City, thirteen buildings in Rome and Castel Gandolfo (the pope's summer residence) enjoy extraterritorial rights. (One building, the Paul VI Audience Hall, straddles the border, but its Italian portion has extraterritorial rights.

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Located at 41.9, 12.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Vatican City

Quote of the moment

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson