Monaco at A Glance
Location On the
Mediterranean Sea, tucked into the Maritimes Alps,

only minutes from Nice International Airport and the

and Italian Riviera.

Size 0.76
square miles
Population 32.020 (8,000 citizens)

25% Monégasque, 28% French, 17% Italian

Government Constitutional monarchy
led by H.S.H. Prince Albert II
Official Language French
Religion 95%
Roman Catholic
Economy Light
manufacturing, banking and financial services,

shipping and trade. Research and development in

biotechnology and marine environment. Tourism.

Currency Euro
Landmarks Monte-Carlo

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 and Market (February)

International Forum of New Images – Imagina (February)

Monte-Carlo Spring Arts Festival (March-May)

Monte-Carlo International Tennis Championships (April)

Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix (May)

International Fireworks Festival (July-August)

National Holiday Festivities (November)

Opera, ballet and concerts all year round