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Facts about Monaco
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Monaco1 (As opposed to a common belief, "Monaco-Ville" is just the
historical district—hence the confusing name "Monaco-Town"—but is
neither a city nor the capital city)
43°43′N 7°25′E / 43.717°N 7.417°E / 43.717; 7.
The principality of Monaco or the city-state Monaco lies in
between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea, bounded by the French
Riviera to the west and the Italian Riviera to the east.
The village of Monaco, or Monaco-Ville, is
the capital. Population: 32,700.
Monacan Mon'a·can adj. & n.
Location of Monaco Location of Monaco (circled in inset)
on the European continent (white)
Monaco-Ville (de facto)1
Owing much of its fame to Monte Carlo's casino, Monaco is
a place geared towards people with lots of cash to burn. Of course, if
you're not one of those people, there's still a heck of a lot of fun
to be had.
Monaco, an award-winning, 4-star Kimpton Hotel, will seduce and pamper
you, allow you to indulge your senses.
The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in
1215. The current ruling Grimaldi family secured control in the late
13th century, and a principality was established in 1338. Economic
development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad
linkup to France and the opening of a casino.
release from his band Monaco (following 1997's Music for Pleasure),
and quite honestly it is one of the best New Order albums they never
made. Lead vocalist David Potts is a dead ringer for Bernard Sumner
(even Peter Hook sounds like Sumner when he takes over the lead
vocals), and the music is pure New Order.
The Monaco Grand Prix (French: Grand Prix de Monaco) is a Formula One
race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco.
Destination Monaco, a virtual travel guide to this Principality at the
French Riviera. Here you will find comprehensive information about the
second-smallest independent state in the world: Monaco's geography,
economy, science, people, culture, environment, government and
Monaco crest and flags flying in Place du Casino in front of Monte
downtown luxury Hotel Monaco Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel located
within walking distance of the National Mall. Set in an historic
all-marble building that is a Registered National Landmark, this
completely restored luxury boutique hotel has emerged as the
discerning traveler's choice among downtown Washington DC hotels.
Monaco detour on way to 62 All the talk has been about the new
brutally re-designed Wentworth, but when someone nips round in 62
strokes, as Robert Karlsson did yesterday, maybe it's time for another
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