Monaco

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Monaco on World Map

Continent – Europe

Region – Western Europe

Size – 2 km²

Geography – rugged hills

Language – French (official), English, Italian

Religion – Roman Catholic 90%other 10%

Monetary Unit – Euro

     Natural Resources – none

Agriculture – none

Industry – banking, insurance, tourism, construction, consumer products

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Neighbouring Countries – France

Population –  37,831 (2014 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 0.06%

Average Life Expectancy – 89.57 yrs

Capital City – Monaco (37,831)

Highest Mountain – None

Longest River – None

Climate – Mediterranean  hot summers 15°C to 29°C and cool winters 2°C to 12°

Yearly Rainfall – 50 cm (approx)

Plant Life – palms, aloes, carobs, tamarisks, mimosas, fritillarias, orange lily, sea mallow

Animal Life – deer, weasel, fox, hedgehog, shrew

Bird Life – grebe, boobies, gannet, cormorant, bittern, heron, egret, ducks, geese, swans, osprey, hawks, falcons, sandpiper, gulls, terns, pigeon, dove, cuckoo, owls, swifts, kingfisher, woodpecker, lark, swallow

Fish Life – dolphins, porpoises

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2015). Monaco. Available: http://www.naturalhistoryonthenet.com/Facts_Figures/Country_Facts/monaco.htm. Last accessed Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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