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Monaco

Capital: Monaco
Area: 1.98 km²
Population: 32020
Language: French
Currency: Euro (EUR)
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MONACO, THE MYTHICAL ROCK
 

 

The Principality of Monaco with its world famous Rock lies between France and the Mediterranean Sea. The prestige and the fame of this attractive territory, landlocked within the French departement of Alpes-Maritimes, spread much further than its borders, which the French writer Colette described as being made of flowers. Its space is limited (198 ha.), but the site is enchanting and unfolds along a narrow coastal strip four kilometres long, bounded by the mountainous foothills of the Tête de Chien and Mount Agel. Thanks to its mild, temperate climate, and to more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Monaco's vocation is to be a land of Welcome.

The city is made up of four districts

Monaco Ville, the historical seat of the Principality, situated upon the Rock where the Prince's Palace stands,

Monte-Carlo, the district surrounding the Casino,

La Condamine, around Port d'Hercule,

Fontvieille, the new industrial district, built on ground gained from the Sea (22 ha.).
 

 

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