Monaco – information about the country
|Official name||Principality of Monaco|
|Population||36 136 (2012)|
|Foundation of a state||1. 1. 1419|
|The highest mountains||highest point 459 m|
|State system||constitutional monarchy with a bicameral parliament|
|The biggest cities||Monaco (capital) 1250|
|Ethnicity/National Composition||French 47%, Monegasque 16.5%, Italian 16.5%, other 20%|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholics 90%, others 10%|
|Currency||1 franc = 100 centimes|
|Average life expectancy of the population||79.69 let (2006)|
|Structure of GDP||industry and construction 27%, services 73%|
Monaco – Neighboring States
|Francie||Paris||551 500 km||65 844 000|
According to Abbreviationfinder, the tiny independent enclave of Monaco lies on France’s Cote d’Azur between Nice and Italy. It has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and mild winters; its sheltered position on the lower slopes of the scrubby Maritime Alps gives it protection from the cold northerly wind called the mistral.
Location: Western Europe
Time zone: CET
Total area: 2 km²
Land area: 2 km²
Water area: 0 km²
Length of the state border: 6 km
including: France: 6 km
Coastline: 4 km
Electric current: 220 V / 50 Hz
Telephone code: 00 377 (Source: Allcitycodes)
Highest point: Mont Agel 140 m
Population: approx. 30,500 residents (Countryaah, 2021)
Population growth: 0% per year
Population density (residents per km²): 15,250
Life expectancy: 86 (male), 94 (female)
Official language: French
- 90% Roman Catholic
- 10% other
Monaco has a mild Mediterranean climate.
The summer months are warm with temperatures between 20 ° C and 25 ° C.
In winter the frost line is rarely reached. The average temperature here is around 7 ° C.
Currency / finance
Currency unit: € / Euro (EUR)
Division: 1 € = 100 cents
ATMs: Available (credit card + PIN number).
International credit cards: These are accepted by many hotels and shops.
Regulations: Foreign and national currencies can be imported and exported in unlimited amounts.
The following may be carried duty-free:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250 g tobacco
- 1 liter of alcoholic beverages
- small amounts of perfume
(Information applies to people aged 18 and over)
Tourists and people in transit can bring items of personal use with them duty-free.
There is currently no country-specific safety notice for Monaco.
The strongest industries are financial services, gambling and tourism.
Industries: building materials, chemistry, finance, paper processing, tourism
Natural resources: none
- Usable land: 0%
- Grain cultivation: 0%
- Pasture area: 0%
- Forests: 0%
- other: 100%
The original vegetation of Monaco no longer exists. The many parks are all artificially planted. Mainly grass and flower species from Europe can be seen.