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  Vatican City
by dr.firas

The Vatican has been the residence of the popes only since 1377, six centuries interrupted by long stays at the Quirinal Palace.
Before the pontifical court was transferred to Avignon 1309-1377, the headquarters of the pope had been at the Lateran.

Address: Vatican City
Directions: Italy

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  • Updated Jun 7, 2004
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