Vatican

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Climate of Vatican

The Vatican climate is the same as Rome's; a temperate, Mediterranean climate with mild, rainy winters from September to mid-May and hot, dry summers from May to August.

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Political system of Vatican

The government of Vatican City has a unique structure. The Pope is the sovereign of the state. Legislative authority is vested in the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, a body of cardinals appointed by the Pope for five-year periods.

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Geography of Vatican

The geography of Vatican City is unique due to the country's position as an urban, landlocked enclave of Rome, Italy.