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The smallest country [sovereign entity] recognized by international law is . . .

 Knight of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher of the Holy See, ca., 1900

Knight of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher of the Holy See, ca., 1900
Immagine scannerizzata da "Ordini cavallereschi e cavalieri", di Arnone, C, 1954

The Vatican State

It is a sovereign entity recognized by international law, known officially as The Holy See.  

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The Holy See is physically only 110 acres (less than half the size of the  UMD Campus, which is 244 acres),  making it Smallest country in the world, after Monaco.

The Roman Catholic Church, has 1.25 billion members worldwide


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