Map of Vatican City

Vatican City is located in the heart of Rome, surrounded by the Tiber River. The city is home to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the Saint Peter’s Basilica. Vatican City is a unique country because it is the smallest country in the world, measuring just 0.44 square kilometers. The country is also home to the largest Catholic population in the world. The culture in Vatican City is strongly influenced by its religious heritage. However, the city is also known for its art and architecture. Visitors to Vatican City can explore the museums, stroll through the gardens, or attend a Papal audience.