Sunday, May 26, 2013

Vatican City

Vatican City

Vatican City
Completely surrounded by the city of Rome, Italy.
Also called the Holy City or the Holy See.
Has a small population of about 770 people, none of whom are permanent residents.
0.2 square miles.

The Vatican is protected by what is considered the worlds smallest army, the Swiss Guard.

Swiss Guard
Made up of about 100 Swiss

Swiss Guards in traditional dress uniforms

More modern Swiss Guard unifrom

Modern Weapons of the Swiss Guard 
SIG SG 550
SIG SG 552
Glock 19
SIG P220

Swiss Guard Criteria:
Must be Swiss
Must be an actual Swiss citizen
Must be Catholic

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