Traveling Luck for Monaco

Monaco, Europe

Monegasque or Monacan flag
Monaco country profile

Monaco is located in Western Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea on the southern coast of France, near the border with Italy.

Monaco has borders with France for 4.4000000000000004km.

Land in Monaco is hilly, rugged, rocky.

Monegasque or Monacan land covers an area of 1.95 square kilometers which is about three times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

As for the Monegasque or Monacan climate; Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers.

Monegasque(s) or Monacan(s) speak French (official), English, Italian, Monegasque.

Places of note in Monaco

Monegasque or Monacan National Map

Monegasque or Monacan Map

Regions of Monaco

Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.


Monaco Country Profile

Monaco, bordering France on the Mediterranean coast, is a popular resort, attracting tourists to its casino and pleasant climate. In 2001, a major construction project extended the pier used by cruise ships in the main harbor. The principality has successfully sought to diversify into services and small, high-value-added, nonpolluting industries. The state has no income tax and low business taxes and thrives as a tax haven both for individuals who have established residence and for foreign companies that have set up businesses and offices. The state retains monopolies in a number of sectors, including tobacco, the telephone network, and the postal service. Living standards are high, roughly comparable to those in prosperous French metropolitan areas.

Monegasque or Monacan natural resources include none

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

Monegasque or Monacan religion is Roman Catholic 90%.

Natural hazards in Monaco include NA.