The Principality o Monaco (Frainch: Principauté de Monaco; Monégasque: Principatu de Múnegu; Occitan: Principat de Mónegue; Italian: Principato di Monaco), for ordinar juist kent as Monaco is a wee ceety-state in Wastren Europe atween the Mediterranian Sea an Fraunce. It is the wee-est French speakin kintra in the hale warld.

Principality o Monaco

Principauté de Monaco (French)[a]
Motto: "Deo Juvante" (Laitin)
(Scots: "Wi God's Help")
Anthem"Hymne Monégasque"
(Scots: "Monégasque Anthem")
Location o  Monaco  (green) on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
Location o  Monaco  (green)

on the European continent  (green & dark grey)

CaipitalMonaco (ceety-state)[a][1][2]
43°44′N 7°25′E / 43.733°N 7.417°E / 43.733; 7.417
Lairgest QuartierMonte Carlo
Offeecial leidsFrench[3]
Common leids
Ethnic groups
Roman Catholicism (offeecial)[4]
  • Monégasque
  • Monacan[c]
GovrenmentUnitary pairlamentar constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Albert II
Pierre Dartout
LegislaturNaitional Cooncil
• Hoose o Grimaldi (unner the sovereignty o the Republic o Genoa)
• frae the French Empire
17 May 1814
• frae occupation o the Saxt Coalition
17 June 1814
• Total
2.02 km2 (0.78 sq mi) (194t)
• Water (%)
• 2015 estimate
38,400[6] (217t)
• 2016 census
• Density
18,713/km2 (48,466.4/sq mi) (1st)
GDP (nominal)2014[b] estimate
• Tot
$7.1 billion[7] (148t)
• Per capita
$187,650[8] (1st)
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
Drivin sidericht[9]
Cawin code+377
ISO 3166 codeMC
  1. ^ Govrenment offices are houiver, locatit in the Quartier o Monaco-Ville.
  2. ^ GDP per capita calculations include non-resident wirkers frae Fraunce an Italy.
  3. ^ Monacan is the term for residents.


  1. In other leids o Monaco:


  1. "United-Nations data, country profile". Retrieved 29 October 2013.
  2. "Constitution of Monaco (art. 78): The territory of the Principality forms a single commune.". Retrieved 29 October 2013.
  3. "Constitution de la Principauté". Cooncil o Govrenment. Archived frae the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2008. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. "Monaco Constitution Chapter 1, Article 9". Retrieved 18 Julie 2017.
  5. a b "Monaco en Chiffres" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 15 November 2009. Retrieved 15 November 2009. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help), Principauté de Monaco. Retrieved 7 June 2010.
  6. "Monaco Statistics / IMSEE — Monaco IMSEE" (in French). Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  7. "National Accounts Main Aggregates Database". United Nations Statistics Division. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  8. "UNdata - country profile - Monaco".
  9. "What side of the road do people drive on?". Archived frae the original on 13 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 28 Mey 2012.