Travel Information for Vatican City
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Italian, Latin
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.vaInternational Dialling Code:    39

For help planning your trip to Vatican City including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Vatican City trip planning page.

Further information on Vatican City

Discover more about Vatican City - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of vatican_city

Total area: 0 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)

Neighbours (border lengths): Italy (3km)

Highest mountain: unnamed location (75m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Vatican City from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldNo Data -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomNo Data -
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsLimited rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Full name: The Holy See (State of the Vatican City)     Status: Independent Country

Population: 842 (rank: 196/196)     Density: 1913.6 people/sq km (rank: 4/196)

Ethnic groups: Italians, Swiss, other

Religions: Roman Catholic

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.