Where is Monaco?

Located in Western Europe, Monaco has a 6.00 km border with France.The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Monaco is a European country covering 2.00 km2. This makes it the 2nd smallest country in the world and about 1,350 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 43 44 N, 7 24 E and Monaco is the capital city.

The name Monaco comes from two Greek words, meaning single house.

Its ISO code is MC.

Geography

Monaco has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Mediterranean Sea. Its highest elevation is Mont Agel which is 140m above tall.

It has a Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. Its terrain is mostly hilly, rugged, and rocky.

Population

Monaco has a population of 30,581 making it the 216th largest in the world. It is the most densely populated country in the world.

French is the official language. The major ethnic groups are French, Monegasque and Italian. The majority of the population is Roman Catholic.

The dialing code for the country is 377.

Government

Monaco is an independent country. It has been ruled by the House of Grimaldi since 1419. Its constitution was last ratified in 1962.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Monaco's GDP is $7,672,000,000.00 (USD) with $115,700.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 163rd largest economy and its citizens the 3rd richest in the world. The currency of Monaco is the Euro (EUR).

Its major export partners are Europe, Africa, and America. Its major import partners are Europe, Asia, and America.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017