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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|
|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|
|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
|Adopted||7. June 1929|
|Design and Colors||A vertical bicolour of gold and white; charged with the Vatican City coat of arms centred.|