Monaco Facts and History

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Flag of Monaco
National Flag of Monaco

Interesting facts about Monaco

  • Official Name: Principauté de Monaco (Principality of Monaco)
  • Form of Government: constitutional monarchy with one legislative house (National Council [24])
  • President: Dmitry Rybolovlev
  • Prime Minister: Pierre Dartout
  • GDP: 7.188 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Monte Carlo
  • Population: 38,964 (2019)
  • Official Languages: French
  • Currency: Euro
  • Timezone: GMT+2
  • Area: 202 ha
  • Dialing Code: +377
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Alps,Western Alps
  • Major Rivers: N/A
  • Continent: Europe
  • Border Countries: Monaco shares a border with France on three sides, and the fourth side of the country borders the Mediterranean Sea.

Map of Monaco

National Symbols of Monaco

  • National Bird: N/A
  • National Anthem: “Hymne Monégasque”
  • National Animal: hedgehog
  • National Flower: Dianthus chinensis
  • National Poet:  Louis Notari
  • National Game: Football