About Monaco

Location
On the Mediterranean Sea, tucked into the Maritimes Alps, only minutes from Nice International Airport and the French and Italian Rivieras.

Size
0.76 square miles

Population
32,020 (6,089 Monégasque citizens)
19% Monégasque, 32% French, 20% Italian

Government
Constitutional monarchy led by H.S.H. Prince Rainier III

Official Language
French; English and Italian are widely spoken

Religion
95% Roman Catholic

Economy
Light manufacturing, banking and financial services, shipping and trade. Research and development in biotechnology and marine environments. Tourism.

Currency
Euro

Landmarks
Monte-Carlo Casino
Salle Garnier Opera House
Oceanographic Museum
Prince’s Palace
Monaco Cathedral

Points of Interest
Princess Grace Rose Garden
Japanese Garden
Exotic Garden
St. Devote Chapel

Annual Events
International Circus Festival (January)
Monte-Carlo Television Festival (February)
World Music Awards (March)
Monte-Carlo Spring Arts Festival (April-May)
Monte-Carlo International Tennis Championships (April)
Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix (May)
Laureus World Sports Awards (May)
International Fireworks Festival (July-August)
Red Cross Ball (August)
Monaco Yacht Show (September)
Monaco National Holiday Festivities (November)
Monaco Dance Forum (December-Every two years)
Opera, ballet and concerts (All year round)

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2 Responses to About Monaco

  1. Gracie Dijkhuyzen says:

    I just love and adore the principality Monaco!!!Sensational and you keep coming back!!!

  2. diana says:

    estimada PRINCESA STHENIE:
    MI NOMBRE ES DIANA BASTIDA, TENGO 39 AÑOS Y SOY DE ARGENTINA.
    Le quiero decir que soy fanatica suya y me gustaria conocerla personalemente y hacerme amiga. me gustaria que si me puedes mandar fotos tuyas de antes y de ahora. bueno le dejo mi telephono es el: 43315457.desde ya muchas gracias. un tibio abrazo de una admiradora suya de: diana bastida.

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