Author: Victoria Mabbs

May 5, 2005

Vatican trivia

Vat Stats The Vatican became a city-state on February 11, 1929. It has 900 citizens and 3000 employees, including 100 Swiss Guards. One third of the Vatican is covered in gardens. Facilities include: a helipad, train station, hotel, radio station and post office.   Over 60 popes are buried