Monaco Geography

What is the terrain and geography like in Monaco?

Geography - note:

second-smallest independent state in the world (after Holy See); smallest country with a coastline; almost entirely urban

Climate:

Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers

Monaco Use of Natural Resources

Monaco Environment

Climate:

Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers

Terrain:

hilly, rugged, rocky

Natural Resources:

none

Natural Hazards:

NA

Environmental Issues:

party to treaties: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling

Environment - International Agreements:

party to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling

signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

Monaco Geography

Geographic Location Europe
Total Area 1 Square Miles
2 Square Kilometers
Land Area 1 Square Miles
2 Square Kilometers
Land Boundaries 3 Miles
4 Kilometers
Border Countries France 4.4 km
Coastline 3 Miles
4 Kilometers
Geographic Coordinates 43 44 N, 7 24 E
Terrain hilly, rugged, rocky
Highest Point 140 Meters
Highest Point Location Mont Agel 140 m
Lowest Point Location Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Natural Resources none
Time Zone UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Daylight saving time +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
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