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About Monaco: View, MonacoMonaco is a sovereign city-stateand microstate, located on the French Riviera in Western Europe. It is bordered by France on three sides; one side borders theMediterranean Sea. Monaco has an area of 2.02 km2.

Monaco is considered the second smallest country in the world (after Vatican City) by area. Monaco has only one official city which is its capital and is famous as being a resort area for some of the world's richest people.Monte Carlo, an administrative area of Monaco, is the country's most famous area due to its location on the French Riviera, its casino, the Monte Carlo Casino, and several beach and resort communities.

Monaco's Fast food Dish, MonacoHistory of Monaco: Monaco's first constitution was put into effect in 1911 and in 1918 it signed a treaty with France which stated that its government would support French military, political and economic interests and that if the Grimaldi dynasty (which still controlled Monaco at the time) were to die out, the country would remain independent but be under French protection. 
Throughout the mid 1900s, Monaco was controlled by Prince Rainier III (who took over the throne on May 9, 1949). Prince Rainier is most famous for his marriage to American actress Grace Kelly in 1956 who was killed in a car accident near Monte Carlo in 1982.
In 1962, Monaco established a new constitution and in 1993 it became a member of the United Nations. It then joined the Council of Europe in 2003. In April 2005, Prince Rainier III died. He was the longest serving monarch in Europe at the time. In July of the same year his son, Prince Albert II ascended the throne.

EconoLarvotto beach, Monacomics of Monaco: A large part of Monaco's economy is focused on tourism as it is a popular European resort area. In addition, Monaco is also a large banking center, has no income tax and has low taxes for its businesses. Industries other than tourism in Monaco include construction and industrial and consumer products on a small scale. There is no large scale commercial agriculture in the country.

Geography and Climate of Monaco: Monaco is the world's second smallest country by area and is surrounded on three sides by France and on one by the Mediterranean Sea. It is located only 11 miles (18 km) from Nice, France and is close to Italy as well. Most of Monaco's topography is rugged and hilly and its coastal portions are rocky. Monaco's climate is considered Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The average low temperature in January 47°F (8°C) and the average high temperature in July is 78°F (26°C).

AFrench Riviera, Monacottractions in Monaco: The Prince's Palace of Monaco is the official residence of the Prince of Monaco. Built in 1191 as a Genoese fortress, during its long and often dramatic history it has been bombarded and besieged by many foreign powers. 

French Riviera: The Cote d'Azur, often known in English as the French Riviera, is the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France, also including the sovereign state of Monaco.

Oceanographic Museum: The Oceanographic Museum is a museum of marine sciences in Monaco-Ville, Monaco. It is home to the Mediterranean Science Monte Carlo Casino, MonacoCommission. This building is part of the Oceanographic Institute which is committed to sharing its knowledge of the oceans.

Monte Carlo Casino: Officially named "Casino de Monte-Carlo", the Monte Carlo Casino is a gambling and entertainment complex located in Monaco. It includes a casino, the Grand Theatre de Monte Carlo, and the office of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo. 

Monaco-Ville: Monaco-Ville is the old town of Monaco and one of its administrative divisions. It is located on a rocky headland that extends into the Mediterranean Sea.

Monaco Grand Prix: The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Run since 1929, it is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo, Monacoworld.

Opera de Monte-Carlo: The Opera de Monte-Carlo is an opera house, which is part of the Monte Carlo Casino located in the principality of Monaco.

Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo: The Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo (Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco) is a hotel located in Monaco, It was opened in 1863 as part of the development of Monaco by the Societe des Bains de Mer under the auspices of Charles III of Monaco. The hotel has 187 rooms divided into four groups based on type of view, decoration and luxury. The Exclusive City View offers 20 rooms, the Superior CJardin Exotique de Monaco, Monacoourtyard has 29 large rooms, the Exclusive Sea View has 59 and the Exclusive Casino has six. Additionally there are 75 suites and junior suites which are grouped similarly, offering more luxury than the regular rooms.

Jardin Exotique de Monaco: The Jardin Exotique de Monaco is a botanical garden located on a cliffside in Monaco.

Grimaldi Forum: The Grimaldi Forum in Monaco is a conference and congress centre located on the seafront of Monaco's eastern beach quartier, Larvotto. Les Ballets de Monte Carlo and the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra regularly perform there.


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