Things You Didn't Know About the Smallest Country in the World
St. Peter’s Basilica — the largest Catholic church in the world — was completed in 1626. But it wasn’t until 300-plus years later that it would be located in Vatican City. The smallest country was created on June 7, 1929, when the Lateran Treaty came into effect. Signed by Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini, the pact gave the Holy See (the political arm of the Catholic Church) complete sovereignty from Italy.
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