Monaco is located on the French Riviera, bordered by France on three sides and one side by the Mediterranean Sea. Residents are mostly French-speaking and French is the official language. It’s size is 2 square kilometers and it is the 2nd smallest country in the world. With a population of over 30,000 people, it wins as the most densely populated country in the world. It is home to a large number of millionaires and billionaires, and is known for its gambling and luxury goods and services industry. Each year it holds the popular and well-known Monaco Grand Prix Formula One motor race.

Tidbit: A person from Monaco is referred to as a Monégasque or a Monacan.

 

(Sources: www.worldatlas.com, www.cia.gov)

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