According to Digopaul, the Principality of Monaco is just under two square kilometers, making the country the world’s second smallest independent state after the Vatican City. With its 30,500 residents, it is also the world’s most densely populated country. Monaco is one of Europe’s microstates.
|Biggest city:||Monte Carlo|
|State:||principality under French protection|
|Population density:||16,905 residents per km²|
|Life expectancy:||80 years|
1 euro = 9.76 kr
|GDP per capita:||$ 30,000 (2006)|
|Time difference:||+0 hours|
|Electricity:||220 V AC, 50Hz|
|National Day:||November 19|
|Country area code:||377|
|2-Letter country abbreviation:||MC (See more abbreviations on Abbreviationfinder)|
|Business:||mainly tourism and other service sectors|
|Climate:||temperate; mild, humid winters and hot, dry summers|
According to Countryaah, Monaco is located on the French Riviera, just a few kilometers from the Italian border. The difference between the state and the city of Monaco is purely theoretical. The state consists of one municipality only. The country has no natural resources.
Monaco’s population structure is unusual because the original Monegasques are a minority in their own country, they make up only 16% of the population. Most of the residents are of French nationality (47 percent), while Italians make up 16 percent. The other 21 percent is divided into about 125 nationalities.
Monaco lacks income tax and is classified as a tax haven. Celebrities like Formula 1 drivers and sports stars attract the most attention, but the majority are businessmen.
Electricity and electrical outlets in Monaco
Voltage: 127 V / 220 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Type of plug: C, D, E, F
Need an adapter: No, you do not need an adapter.
CLIMATE AND WEATHER
Weather in Monaco
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