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Monaco flag
Monaco flag

The Principality of Monaco's national flag is a bicolor flag with two equal horizontal stripes of red (on top) and white (on the bottom). Since at least 1339, these have been the heraldic colors of the royal House of Grimaldi. During the reign of Charles III, the current bicolor design of the flag was officially adopted on April 4, 1881.

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Monaco is a small independent city-state located on the French Riviera in Western Europe. It is bordered by France on three sides and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Monaco is the second-smallest country in the world by land area, with a population of about 39,000 people. The capital of Monaco is the city of Monaco, which is also the most populous city in the country.

Monaco is a constitutional monarchy with Prince Albert II as its head of state. The country has a parliamentary system of government, with a National Council as its legislative body. The economy of Monaco is based on tourism, banking, and other financial services, as well as real estate and luxury goods.

Monaco is known for its beautiful Mediterranean climate, stunning beaches, and luxurious lifestyle. It is a popular tourist destination, with attractions such as the Monte Carlo Casino, the Monte Carlo Grand Prix, and the Oceanographic Museum. Monaco is also home to a number of cultural events and festivals, including the Monaco Yacht Show and the Monte Carlo International Circus Festival.

The official language of Monaco is French, although English and Italian are also widely spoken. The population of Monaco is predominantly Roman Catholic, with a small minority of other religions. The country has a diverse cultural heritage, with influences from France, Italy, and other European countries.

Independent Yes
Country codes MC, MCO (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Principality of Monaco
Official languages French
Religion 86.0% Christianity, 11.7% No religion, 1.7% Judaism, 0.6% Others
Capital city Monaco
Continent Europe
Time zone UTC+1 (CET) • Summer (DST) • UTC+2 (CEST)
Member of United Nations
Population 39,955 (2023)
Population density 26337 per Km2 (68,212 people per mi2)
Urban Population 100% of the population is urban (39,242 people in 2020)
Migrants (net) /
Median age /
Total area The total land area is 2.02 km2 (0.78 sq mi)
Highest point Chemin des Révoires on Mont Agel (161 m, 528 ft)
Lowest point Mediterranean Sea
GDP per capita $ 234,315 (World Bank, 2021)
Currency Euro (€, EUR)
Calling code +377
Internet TLD .mc (click here to find and register domain name)
Country Wikipedia Page Monaco Wikipedia Page

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