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How many train stations does the Vatican City have?
none, but one was planned
there was one, but it was demolished
Vatican Railway consists of two 300-metre sets of rail tracks and two freight sidings. It is the shortest national railway system in the world, with only one station. Most railway traffic consists of inbound freight goods, although the railway has occasionally carried passengers, usually for symbolic or ceremonial reasons.
Which country is Istria a part of?
Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The region was a part of Italy from 1919 to 1947. After the fascist takeover of Italy in 1922, the Italian government began a campaign of forced Italianization. In 1926, use of Slavic languages was banned, and Slavic family names were ordered to be changed to Italian.
What is the official language of the Vatican City?
Italian and Latin
The Vatican Constitution has established no official language. However, in accordance with paragraph 2 of the Legge sulle fonti del diritto ("Law on the sources of law") of 7 June 1929, it promulgates its laws and regulations by publishing them in the Italian-language Supplemento per le leggi e disposizioni dello Stato della Città del Vaticano attached to the Acta Apostolicae Sedis.
Which country is Navarre a part of?
Navarre is a region in Northeastern Spain, on the border with France. Historically, it was the kingdom of the Basques. Today, only 10% of the population speak Basque, mostly in the northern part of Navarre.