Flag of Vatican City and it-VA

Locale Code: it-VA

The locale code represents Italian language in Vatican City country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive it-VA locale data for Vatican City
Country NameVatican City
Country Name (Local)Vaticanæ / Santa Sede / Città del Vaticano
Country Flag🇻🇦
Country Area0.44 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)VA
Language NameItalian
Language Name (Local)Italiano
Language Code (ISO 639-1)it
RegionSouthern Europe
Capital NameVatican City
Capital Latitude41.902226
Capital Longitude12.450713
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The currency used for the locale code it-VA is Euro.

Currency information for Vatican City and it-VA locale
Currency NameEuro
Currency Name (Local)Euro
Currency CodeEUR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric978
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCent


Vatican City has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Vatican City shares only one border with Italy and it's landlocked.

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What is 'it-VA' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, it_VA is a locale code for Italian language in Vatican City. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.