Vatican City is an independent state occupying 0.44 sq km on the west bank of the Tiber River, lying within the Italian capital city of Rome and almost completely surrounded by walls.
Vatican city has a Mediterranean climate. Summer temperatures average 24 °C in July and winter temperatures 7°C.
Its population is 840 (1996 est.), only some hold Vatican passports, and most are primarily employees of the Holy See, the central government of the Roman Catholic church.
the IDMP Network
measure both daylight and solar radiation.
GMT+1. Summer time shift (GMT+2), from last Sunday in March,
to Saturday before last Sunday in October.
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