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A language of Vatican State

Alternate Names
Latina
Population

Ethnic population: No ethnic community.

Language Status

9 (Second language only). De facto national working language, used for all official Holy See documents.

Language Use

Used in Roman Catholic liturgy and publication of all official documents in gazette. Revival effort underway. The Vatican Latin Foundation established in 1976.

Language Development
Radio programs. Dictionary. Bible: 1453–1979.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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