Where is Monaco located?

What countries border Monaco?

Monaco Weather

What is the current weather in Monaco?


Monaco Facts and Culture

What is Monaco famous for?

  • Food and Recipes: Monaco food includes plenty of olive oil, fresh tomatoes, garlic, black olives and anchovies. Fresh fish is plentiful and eaten... More
  • Family: Most Monégasques families have one or two children. Due to the size of the population all adult Monégasques are invited to... More
  • Fashion: Monaco has many wealthy residents, which can be seen wearing the latest in high fashion, especially in the evenings. On... More
  • Recreation: Monaco is famous for auto racing. Golf and tennis are popular leisure activities. Like most seaside countries, all of the popular... More
  • Cultural Attributes: Monaco is one of the smallest countries in the world and one of the wealthiest countries in Europe. It is... More

Monaco Facts

What is the capital of Monaco?

Capital Monaco
Government Type constitutional monarchy
Currency Euro (EUR)
Total Area 1 Square Miles
2 Square Kilometers
Location Western Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea on the southern coast of France, near the border with Italy
Language French (official), English, Italian, Monegasque
GDP - real growth rate 9.3%
GDP - per capita (PPP) $78,700.00 (USD)

Monaco Demographics

What is the population of Monaco?

Ethnic Groups French 47%, Monegasque 16%, Italian 16%, other 21%
Nationality Adjective Monegasque or Monacan
Nationality Noun Monegasque(s) or Monacan(s)
Population 39,000
Population - note note: immigrants make up more than 55% of the total population, according to UN data
Predominant Language French (official), English, Italian, Monegasque
Urban Population 100%

Monaco Government

What type of government does Monaco have?

  • Executive Branch: chief of state: Prince ALBERT II (since 6 April 2005) head of government: Minister of State Serge TELLE (since 1 February... More
  • Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal More
  • Citizenship: citizenship by birth: no citizenship by descent only: the father must be a citizen of Monaco; in the case of a... More
  • National Holiday: National Day (Saint Rainier's Day), 19 November (1857) More
  • Constitution: history: previous 1911 (suspended 1959); latest adopted 17 December 1962 amendments: proposed by joint agreement of the chief of state (the... More
  • Independence: 1419 (beginning of permanent rule by the House of GRIMALDI) More

Monaco Geography

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Monaco Economy

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Monaco News & Current Events

What current events are happening in Monaco?
Source: Google News

Interesting Monaco Facts

What unique things can you discover about Monaco?

  • Monaco has the world's most hospitals per capita and the most hospital beds per person with 163 for every 10,000 people.

Monaco Travel Information

What makes Monaco a unique country to travel to?

Country Description

Monaco is a developed constitutional monarchy on the shores of the Mediterranean. Tourist facilities are widely available.

Traffic Safety and Road Conditions

While in France and Monaco, you may encounter road conditions that are very different from those in the United States.

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