The Vatican, governed by The Holy See, is the smallest country in the world (covers just over 100 acres with a 2019 population of 825), the headquarter of Catholicism, and home to the Catholic Pope.
The Vatican is ruled by the pope, who is also the bishop of Rome and head of the Catholic Church.
And this independent city-state “mints its euros; prints its stamps; issues passports and license plates; operates media outlets, and has its flag and anthem.”
The Vatican comprises 11 museums, including medieval ones, and beautiful gardens.
This city-state also comprises the famous Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling that is visited by more than 6 million people every year.