Vatican City Flag

by Aakash Singha

The flag of the smallest country of the world is also small and it’s a perfect square with a proportion of 1:1. An emblem is present on the white strip…


Vatican City Flag

The flag of the smallest country of the world is also small and it’s a perfect square with a proportion of 1:1. An emblem is present on the white strip located on the right side of the Vatican flag .

As Vatican City is a papal seat the emblem consists of the papal tiara and crossed keys of Saint Peter’.

After Vatican City gained independence from Italy in 1929 the flag was officially adopted.

Official Name: Stato della Citta del Vaticano
Capital: Vatican
Location: The world smallest sovereign country Vatican City is located in western Rome on the right bank of the Tiber river.
Area: 0.44 Sq. km
Official Languages: Latin Italian.
National Flag: Vertically yellow and white with on the white the crossed keys and tiara of the Papacy.
National Anthem: Inno e Marcia Pontificale Hymn and Pontifical March (1950)
National symbol(s): crossed keys beneath a papal tiara
National colors: yellow, white
National anthem:
Name: “Inno e Marcia Pontificale” (Hymn and Pontifical March); often called The Pontifical Hymn
Lyrics/Music: Raffaello LAVAGNA/Charles-Francois GOUNOD

Fact about Vatican City flag

Country Vatican City
Designed by NA
Adopted 7. June 1929
Revision NA
Design and Colors A vertical bicolour of gold and white; charged with the Vatican City coat of arms centred.
Size Ratio 1:1

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