Monaco is a small sovereign city-state located in Western Europe with a population of around 38,000 people. The economy of Monaco is largely driven by tourism and real estate, with its GDP per capita estimated at US$131,971 in 2017. In terms of foreign relations, Monaco is a member of the United Nations and the Council of Europe. It has strong ties to France and other European countries, as well as strong economic ties to the United States. In terms of politics, Monaco has a constitutional monarchy system headed by Prince Albert II who is elected for life. The Parliament consists of 24 members who are elected by popular vote every five years. In 2017, Prince Albert II was re-elected for his fourth term as head of state while his party won the majority in both chambers of Parliament. See militarynous for Monaco military and defense.
Monaco. According to Forex Bank’s Holiday Index, Monaco is one of the most expensive countries in the world to holiday in. And even more expensive to live in. It certainly seemed that the janitor of Saint Nicholas Cathedral was trying to wipe out her household cash by stealing from the poverty box, which annually gives million from the wealthy Monegas. According to Countryaah.com, suspicions of theft last year caused the police to steal a trap that sprayed red when someone tried to open the gun. The caretaker was revealed with red paint on his fingers and was sentenced in October to one year’s imprisonment on a conditional basis and a fine of approximately SEK 10,000. See ABBREVIATIONFINDER for frequently used acronyms and abbreviations related to as well as country profile of Monaco.
British actor Roger Moore was buried in June at his own request at the Saint Paul Church in Monte Carlo in the circle of his closest relatives.
Monaco, Principality of State of Western Europe. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea along the Côte d’Azur, about 14 km NE of Nice, and is surrounded by the French department of the Alpes-Maritimes. It is the second smallest state in the world after the Vatican City.
The State is made up of 4 traditional districts, which extend in a semicircle around a natural harbor: the capital, Monaco (Provençal Monègue), on a rocky promontory that juts out into the sea for about 800 m, closing the bay to the SW; there are the prince’s palace (begun by the Genoese in 1215 and subsequently transformed), the cathedral (19th century) and, on the coast, the Oceanographic Museum (1910); further to the north lies the commercial and residential center of La Condamine, facing the bay; to the NE is Monte Carlo ; to the west is Fontvieille, an area of offices and industrial settlements. The neighborhoods of La Colle, Larvotto, Moneghetti, Les Révoires, Saint Michel, Saint Roman were then added.