Monaco

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Monaco

  1. 1. Monaco By Nick WatsonWednesday, February 1, 2012
  2. 2. Capitale Monaco Capital city: The capital of Monaco is Monaco Ville Ville Politics:Monaco’s type of government is a constitutional Monarchy. President:They do not have a president, they have a prince his name is Prince Albert.Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  3. 3. Geographie Location: Monaco is located in Western Europe located over the Mediterranean sea along the Southern coast of France. Bordering Countries:Monaco is wholly enclosed by France. Climate:Monaco usually has a nice climate through the year, the hottest months are July and August. The coldest months are January and February. Rain mostly falls during the cooler winter months and there is an average of only 60 rain days every year.Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  4. 4. Population The population of Monaco is 35,407 people. Ethnic Backgrounds: 47% French, 16% Monegasque,16% Italian, 21% Other.Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  5. 5. Drapeau (Flag) Flag: The top part of the flag is red the bottom part is white. There are no symbols on the flag. Red and White were the heraldic colors of the ruling Grimaldi family.Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  6. 6. Languages Languages: French,Italian,and English. French is the most common language.Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  7. 7. Moninaie (money) The name of Monaco’s currency is Euros. Their current exchange rate is one U.S. dollar for .76 euros.Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  8. 8. Principaux Points d’intret Musee Oceanographique de Monaco has a huge collection of exotic marine life. Monaco Cathedral (Cathedrale de Monaco) is a religious site. It was built in 1875.It is the final resting place of Princess Grace of Monaco. Princes Palace (Palais du Prince)Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  9. 9. Culture Monaco is full of French and Italian traditions and customs French and Italian foods, like breads and pastries are favorites Seafood, tomatoes, garlic and onions are in most dishes They celebrate Christmas, Easter and Lent Carnival Tourism is the top business in MonacoWednesday, February 1, 2012
  10. 10. Bibliography http://www.state.gov/ http://monaco.me/monaco/about-monaco/ http://www.mapsofworld.com/flags/monaco-flag.html http://www.metrolic.com/travel-guides-monaco-162025/ http://principalityofmonaco.ning.com/ http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g190408-d195271-Reviews- Musee_Oceanographique_de_Monaco-Monaco_Ville.html http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g190408-d195262-Reviews- http://www.everyculture.com/Ma-Ni/Monaco.html#bWednesday, February 1, 2012

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