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Vatican Palace (Vatican City)

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Corporate name headingVatican Palace (Vatican City)
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Variant(s)Apostolic Palace (Vatican City)
Palace of Sixtus V (Vatican City)
Palace of the Vatican (Vatican City)
Palazzo apostolico (Vatican City)
Palazzo apostolico Vaticano (Vatican City)
Palatium Apostolicum (Vatican City)
Palatium Papale (Vatican City)
Palatium Sacrum (Vatican City)
Palatium Vaticani (Vatican City)
Palazzi apostolici (Vatican City)
Palazzi papali (Vatican City)
Palazzi pontifici (Vatican City)
Palazzi Vaticani (Vatican City)
Palazzo Vaticano (Vatican City)
Papal Palace (Vatican City)
Pontificia Palace (Vatican City)
Sacrum Palace (Vatican City)
Sixtus V Palace (Vatican City)
Vatican (Vatican City)
Vatican Palaces (Vatican City)
Vaticano, Palazzo apostolico (Vatican City)
See alsoOfficial residences--Vatican City
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Popes--Dwellings--Vatican City
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Scope noteHere are entered works on the Vatican City residence of the Pope, consisting of various papal palaces, museums, galleries, the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Library, etc.
Found inAcad. Am. encyc.: v. 19, p. 527 (Set within the bastioned walls of Vatican City are the Vatican Palaces, a large group of interconnecting buildings dating from the 14th to the 20th century, and Saint Peter's Basilica)
Britannica Micro.: v. 12, p. 281 (Vatican palace, papal residence)
Wikipedia, Feb. 19, 2015 (Apostolic Palace; The Apostolic Palace (Italian: Palazzo Apostolico) is the official residence of the Pope, which is located in Vatican City. It is also known as the Papal Palace and the Palace of the Vatican. The Vatican itself refers to the building as the Palace of Sixtus V in honor of Pope Sixtus V. The Portone di Bronzo at the Vatican Apostolic Palace entrance. The building contains the Papal Apartments, various government offices of the Catholic Church and the Holy See, private and public chapels, Vatican Museums and the Vatican library, including the Sistine Chapel, Raphael Rooms and Borgia Apartment. The modern tourist can see these last and other parts of the palace, but not many parts, including the Sala Regia and Cappella Paolina. The Scala Regia can be seen into from one end but not entered. Type: Official residence. Country: Vatican City. Coordinates: 41°54ʹ13ʺN 12°27ʹ23ʺE. Construction started: 30 April 1589) Latin version (Palatium Apostolicum; also called Palatium Sacrum, Palatium Papale, and Palatium Vaticani) Italian version (Palazzo Apostolico; Palazzi Apostolici, also called Palazzi Papali, Palazzi Pontifici or Palazzi Vaticani)