Urbino was part of the lands given by Pepin the Short to Pope Stephen II in 754–56, marking the beginning of the Papal State as a political entity. The city and surrounding area were ruled as vassals of the Papal State until it was finally annexed in 1626.
|Urbino is the small blue country circled in the middle. The Papal State is the cream-colored land around it.|
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