Interesting facts about the Principality of Monaco

The Principality of Monaco is a tiny but very prosperous state. It boasts a rich history and original culture, and all this is successfully placed on its more than modest square.

The Principality of Monaco is the smallest state in the world, not counting the Vatican.

The population density in Monaco, however, is the highest.

The area of ​​Monaco is only two square kilometers.

About thirty thousand foreigners working in Monaco come here every day to work from France.

Four out of five residents of Monaco are visitors.

If the princely dynasty in Monaco is interrupted for any reason, the state will pass under French rule.

The protection of the principality is carried out by France.

Monaco is one of the few countries where you can use military weapons when shooting films.

Monaco does not have an external public debt.

Citizens of this country are prohibited from visiting the casino. All casinos are intended only for foreigners.

In Monaco there is one university.

Virtually the entire territory of the principality is viewed by video cameras.

The crime rate in Monaco is one of the lowest on the planet.

The national orchestra of the principality is greater than its army.

The ratio of the number of policemen to the total number of people in Monaco is the highest in the world.

The Principality of Monaco has a history dating back to 1215.

Prince Monaco five times personally participated in the Winter Olympics, speaking as a member of the national team of the bobsleigh.

Representations of more than fifty different banks operate in Monaco.

The price of the property in Monaco will start from about the mark of thirty thousand euros per square meter.

Monaco is not part of the European Union.

Nevertheless, the national currency in the principality is the euro.

The main station and most of the Monaco railway line is under the surface of the earth.

The average life expectancy in Monaco is almost 90 years.

The indigenous inhabitants of Monaco, Monegasques, do not pay taxes.

The official language of the principality is French, but almost all speak English here.

The airspace of Monaco is open for helicopter flights only twenty minutes a day. It is quite enough for the flight, considering the tiny dimensions of the principality.

Monaco is actually a city-state.