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  • Monaco
  • 1.95 km2
  • Monaco
  • Euro
  • 32,543
  • 19 November

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  • and
  • 43 44 N, 7 24 E
  • Mediterranean 0m
  • Mont Agel 140m
  • 45.4 years
  • French 47%
  • Monegasque 16%

Monaco, with its main city Monte-Carlo is world famous for its casinos and glamourous people. Monaco is a Constitutional Monarchy and Principality with Prince Albert II as head of state. The Grimaldi family has ruled over Monaco since 1297 and the state's sovereignty was officially recognized by the Franco-Monegasque Treaty of 1861.

Despite being independent, Monaco’s defense is still the responsibility of France. Monaco is the world’s most densely populated country & the world's smallest French-speaking one.


Capital of Monaco, the complete name being Monaco-Ville, was our main target for the time we spent in this small mediterranean state. Monaco-Ville, also known locally as "le rocher" or "the rock", is one of the four traditional quartiers of Monaco, the others being La Condamine, Monte Carlo, and Fontvieille.

Monte Carlo

Founded in 1866, Monte-Carlo has a name of Italian origin meaning "Mount Charles", named compliment to the prince then reigning, Charles IIIrd of Monaco. Monte-Carlo is known for its casinos, gambling, glamour, and for sightings of famous people. The permanent population is about 3,000. Monte-Carlo quarter includes not only Monte-Carlo proper where the casino is located, but other neighborhoods.