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  Monaco - MSN Encarta
Monaco lies on the Mediterranean Sea at the foot of the Maritime Alps, forming an enclave in southeastern France.
Monaco is divided into four districts, or quartiers: Monaco-Ville, La Condamine, Fontvieille, and Monte Carlo.
Fontvieille, an industrial and residential district west of Monte Carlo, is built largely on land reclaimed from the sea since the early 1980s.
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 VW LUPO 3L TDI : Monaco - City: In 80 days around the world.
The principality of Monaco is, at 1.95qkm, the smallest state in Europe after the Vatican and the "smallest" member of the UN.
Monaco consists of Monaco Ville, the district Monte Carlo, the port quarter La Condamine as well as the lower part of the town, Fontvieille.
Monaco, today ruled by the strict hand of money, is home to 30,000 inhabitants, of which only 4,800 are "real" Monegasque.
www.lupo80days.com /etappen/monaco_city_en.html   (527 words)

  
 Monaco Interesting Facts - Places - Things
Monaco is second only to the Vatican as the smallest independent state in Europe.
Monaco, bordering France on the Mediterranean coast, is a popular resort, attracting tourists to its casino and pleasant climate.
Monaco is perhaps best known for its glittering array of casinos and gaming rooms, the most famous of which is the Grand Casino in Monte-Carlo.
www.travel-island.com /interesting.places/monaco.html   (1502 words)

  
 Monaco
The Principality of Monaco or Monaco (French: Principauté de Monaco or Monaco; Monegasque: Munegu or Principatu de Munegu) is a city state and the second-smallest country in the world, wedged in between the Mediterranean Sea and France along the French Riviera or Côte d'Azur (The Blue Coast).
Monaco was re-founded in 1215 as a colony of Genoa.
Monaco has been ruled by the House of Grimaldi since 1297, when François Grimaldi seized the fortress protecting the famous rock while dressed up as a Franciscan monk; the only exception to this was from 1789 to 1814, when Monaco was under French control.
www.visiteuropeonline.com /cities/monaco.htm   (2589 words)

  
 Monaco Luxury Yacht Charter
Monaco, an ancient principality steeped in a rich and colourful history, is considered by many to be Europe's most fascinating country.
Today people visit Monaco and its glittering district Monte-Carlo not simply for vacation, not just to test their standing with lady luck, nor merely to see and be seen, but to revel in the memorable life-enhancing experience that is Monaco.
Fontvieille, a great technical achievement with the filling-in with rock of 40 meters of water to produce a platform of 22 hectares supporting an urban, tourist and sports complex adjoining a yachting harbour and a pollution-free industrial zone.
www.interyachtcharter.com /monaco.htm   (390 words)

  
 Monaco Property - superb luxury apartments, houses, villas, mansions, penthouses, studio flats and offices for sale in ...
The Principality of Monaco is an independent sovereign state set in the heart of Europe, on the “Côte d’Azur” between Cannes and the Italian border.
The Principality of Monaco has achieved a reputation for being a serious business centre and ideal place of residence for families wishing to live in a very safe and accessible European location with sophisticated facilities, a temperate climate and favourable tax system.
One of Monaco’s foremost attractions is the high level of security afforded to its residents due largely to the presence of a strong police force.
www.prestigeproperty.co.uk /monaco_property.asp   (1428 words)

  
 Monaco Demographics and Geography - Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
Fontvieille, a relatively new district partly constituted of reclaimed land, is an area of light industry (manufacturing pharmaceuticals, processed foods, clothing, and precision instruments).
Monaco gave up half its territory to France in 1861; it was the transfer (of the communes of Menton and Roquebrune which lie between present-day Monaco and Italy) that made the principality an enclave entirely within French territory.
Monaco’s policy of not levying income taxes on its residents or on international businesses with headquarters in the principality led to serious disagreement with the French government in the 1960s since four-fifths of Monaco's population were French citizens.
www.columbiagazetteer.org /public/Monaco.html   (630 words)

  
 Monaco - General Information
A sovereign and independent state, the Principality of Monaco has borders on its landward side with several communes of the French Department of the Alpes-Maritimes; from west to east these are Cap d`Ail, la Turbie, Beausoleil and Roquebrune Cap Martin.
Fontvieille, a great technical achievement with the filling-in with rock of 40 meters of water to produce a platform of 22 hectares supporting an urban, tourist and sports complex adjoining a yachting harbor and a pollution-free industrial zone.
The two harbors of the Principality, the Condamine (Hercule harbor) and Fontvieille, are equipped to handle yachts of all tonnages while intercontinental liners are able to anchor in the bay of Monaco.
www3.monaco.mc /monaco/info/general.html   (899 words)

  
 Monaco Becomes Monegasque - Paul Robert Magocsi
All are connected with a small rectangular chunk of land along the coast of the French Riviera, a mere snippet of coastline, concrete, and cliffs that, at most, equals the length of only a few blocks in any large city.
Yet it seems that everyone has at least heard of Monaco, and some--even among those who have not been there--will know that it is an independent country.
Monaco city (Monaco-Ville) is the oldest part of the principality and is perched on a high, rocky cliff, known simply as "the Rock" (in Monegasque, a Roca).
www.worldandi.com /specialreport/1989/july/Sa15970.htm   (338 words)

  
 Monaco (12/06)
Monaco is divided into four sections: Monaco-Ville, the old city on a rocky promontory extending into the Mediterranean; La Condamine, the section along the port; Monte-Carlo, the principal residential and resort area; and Fontvieille, a newly constructed area reclaimed from the sea.
Monaco does not publish the figures for unemployment, but in 1998 the rate was estimated to be at 3.1%.
The foreign policy of Monaco is one illustration of this accord: France has agreed to defend the independence and sovereignty of Monaco, while the Monegasque Government has agreed to exercise its sovereign rights in conformity with French interests.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3397.htm   (2080 words)

  
 Fontvieille, Monaco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fontvieille is a quarter (district) in the principality of Monaco.
It is a newly constructed area reclaimed from the Mediterranean Sea, and has a population of 3,300 in an area of 0.33 km².
Fontvieille contains Stade Louis II (or Louis II Stadium), which serves as the home ground of AS Monaco FC, a Monaco football club that is one of the most successful in the French national league; the stadium also contains the club's offices.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fontvieille,_Monaco   (156 words)

  
 Why Monaco? :: I love Monte Carlo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Monaco is the second-smallest independent state in the world and at the same time the world's most densely populated country; residents of Monaco represent 108 nations.
Monaco's fiscal system is characterized by the total absence of direct individual taxation.
Monaco is said to be one of the safest locations.
www.ilovemontecarlo.com /learn   (631 words)

  
 Monaco Eye • Monaco Holiday • Jardin Exotique
Right at the top of Monaco overlooking the new port of Fontvieille is Monaco's excellent cactus garden, le Jardin Exotique, or Exotic Garden.
You have to be into cactuses, or at least plants, to enjoy this garden, but to my mind this is one of the most interesting attractions in Monaco.
The garden is located at the very extremity of Monaco - the entrance to Monaco for most people - so it'll take you the best part of 40 minutes to walk here from the Casino, and its all uphill.
holiday.monacoeye.com /jardinexotique/jardinexotique.html   (327 words)

  
 Monaco travel guide - Wikitravel
The principality of Monaco [1] lies on the southern Mediterranean Sea coast of France, near the border with Italy, in Southern Europe.
Monaco may be entered by car, The A8 is the road that brings most of the traffic in and out of Monaco and Monte Carlo.
A better option is to stay in one of the many towns outside of Monaco, for example Ventimiglia a sea-side town situated on the French-Italian border on the Italian side.
wikitravel.org /en/Monaco   (1400 words)

  
 Pincipality-Monaco.com for Principality of Monaco
The Principality of Monaco is a city-state in west-europe.
At the same time Monaco has the biggest inhabitant density in the world with more than 16.400 people living on one km².
Monaco has approximately 37,600 inhabitants, 7600 Monegasques and 30,000 foreign inhabitants of 125 different nationalities.
www.monacoangebote.de /infos2.htm   (147 words)

  
 Vakantie in Monaco - Reizen naar Monaco
Bezoek Monaco is een onderdeel van de reis 'Italiaanse bloemenkust' waar op de 4e dag het veelzijdige Monaco op het programma staat.
Fontvieille, a great technical achievement with the filling-in with rock of 40 meters of water to produce a platform of 22 hectares supporting an urban, tourist and sports complex adjoining a yachting harbor and a pollution-free industrial zone.
Monaco food = on a crossroad between France and Italy, but mostly like its neighbor, the cuisine of the Provence, where the union of olive oil and aromatic herbs transform a simple dish into a unparalleled royal feast.
www.reiswijs.nl /landeninfo/europa/monaco/monaco.html   (738 words)

  
 The harbour of Fontvieille in Monaco
It was in 1966 that work commenced on re-claiming the land from the sea and the construction of the Port of Fontvieille.
The Port of Fontvieille is a restricted port in which all berths are reserved annually.
The Capitainerie of the Port of Fontvieille is under the control of the Direction des Ports located in the Port d'Hercule.
www.monte-carlo.mc /index-port_fontvieille-de.html   (454 words)

  
 Monaco: Culture
The cultural climate of the Principality which had developed particularly rapidly in the seventeenth century with the encouragement of Prince Honoré III is one of the principal concerns of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, following the example of Prince Pierre of Monaco who was the friend of the greatest writers, painters and composers of his time.
It was also in the Garnier Hall that Monaco lived through the greatest hours in the history of the dance.
In accordance with the desire of its President, Princess Caroline of Monaco, it helps to make the Principality, during a period of nearly three weeks at Eastertide, a choice location for all those who combine a taste for art and music.
www3.monaco.mc /monaco/info/culture.html   (1757 words)

  
 The Monaco Monitor
Monaco Info, the Press Centre’s cable channel has taken a gigantic step forward, after broadcasting on a local level (within the Principality), it now reaches out to a “universal” audience over the web.
The purpose of this mission was to establish a qualitative and quantitative report on the grouper population and compare it to two previous studies conducted in 1995 and 1997.
The species, of great importance from a national heritage point of view, is the most widespread of the eight species of grouper found in the Mediterranean, although it is at risk as far as its population numbers are concerned, as it is particularly vulnerable to certain types of fishing.
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 Monaco.TV - Monaco - Fontvieille   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fontvieille is the newest area of the Principality of Monaco and was literally created from land reclaimed from the sea.
The district contains Stade Louis II, which serves as the home ground of AS Monaco FC, a Monaco football club that is one of the most successful in the French National League; the stadium also contains the club's offices.
On a nearby slope to the Fontvieille Park is the Princess Grace Rose Garden, opened on June 18, 1984 by the Sovereign Prince and his family.
www.monaco.tv /capital/fontvieille   (468 words)

  
 Monaco.TV
Monaco, located on the French Mediterranean coast, is the second-smallest independent state in the world (after Vatican City).
Monaco's economic development was stimulated in the late 19th century with a railroad connection to France and the opening of a casino.
The state has no income tax and low business taxes and is a tax heaven both for individuals who have established residence and for foreign companies that have set up businesses and offices.
www.monaco.tv   (371 words)

  
 Monaco-Ville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monaco-Ville is the original fortified town of Monaco.
The other districts in Monaco are La Condamine (which includes the neighborhood of Moneghetti), Monte Carlo (including Larvotto and Saint Roman), and Fontvieille.
The Principality of Monaco itself is a stretch of Mediterranean shore situated within south-eastern France about 20 km (12 mi) north-east of Nice and 8 km (5 mi) from the border of France and Italy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monaco-Ville   (456 words)

  
 International University of Monaco, an accredited business school in Europe
Located in Monte-Carlo on the French Riviera in Europe, the International University of Monaco (IUM) is an English language university offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business.
Also in attendance at the event was H.S.H. Prince Albert of Monaco, Minister Bernard Fautrier, Vice-President of the Prince Albert II Foundation, as well as Mr.
The International University of Monaco and the Italian Chamber of Commerce (Camera di Commercio Italiana) are proud to launch the Executive Master's in Finance.
www.monaco.edu   (245 words)

  
 Travel Tips Of Monaco
Monaco is second only to the Vatican as the smallest independent state in Europe.
Fontvieille has been set aside as an area for new light industrial and residential development.
The main harbors are at Condamine (Hercule port) and Fontvieille, which are equipped to handle yachts of all tonnages.
www.southtravels.com /europe/monaco/traveltips.html   (754 words)

  
 Monaco Real Estate
General Overview: Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino.
Economic Overview: Monaco, bordering France on the Mediterranean coast, is a popular resort, attracting tourists to its casino and pleasant climate.
Monaco does not publish national income figures; the estimates below are extremely rough.
www.beachareaproperty.com /monacorealestate.asp   (318 words)

  
 Jane Porter | Novelist
Monaco, is a principality managed by the Grimaldi family and until recently,
Monaco is the world's smallest sovereign state, covering less than.74 square miles (about half the size of New York's Central Park).
The official language is French and most visitors--at least those why fly on commercial aircraft--reach Monaco via the Nice airport.
www.janeporter.com /travels/monte-carlo.html   (292 words)

  
 Monaco - Wikitravel
Monaco est un mini pays (le 2ème plus petit état indépendant après le Vatican) enclavé dans la Côte d'Azur (France).
Monaco pratique théoriquement la préférence nationale pour les emplois.
S'il est vrai que Monaco a la réputation de ne pas avoir de "voleurs", il y a cependant des périodes à risques, notamment pendant le Grand Prix de Formule 1 au mois de mai, qui draîne une foule immense (plus de 100.000 personnes) impossible à surveiller.
wikitravel.org /fr/Monaco   (1682 words)

  
 Monaco
Monaco's exceptional location, between mountain and sea, its gardens, its athletic and cultural events...all qualities which make it the ideal destination for a romantic vacation or an unforgettable conference.
Although not always recognized and sometimes misunderstood, Monaco's economy is in fact very dynamic and oriented towards the future.
In 1997, Monaco was dressed up to the nines for the 700th anniversary of the Grimaldi Family Dynasty.
www.monte-carlo.mc   (359 words)

  
 Monaco-Ville
The other districts in Monaco are La Condamine (which includes the neighborhood of Moneghetti), Monte Carlo (including Larvotto and Saint Roman), and Fontvieille.
Monaco-Ville is an old fortified town-—some of the city walls still remain—-and is situated on a rocky promontory that extends into the Mediterranean Sea.
The Principality of Monaco itself is a stretch of Mediterranean shore situated within south-eastern France about 20 km (12 mi) north-east of Nice and 8 km (5 mi) from the border of France and Italy.
pedia.counsellingresource.com /openpedia/Monaco-Ville   (530 words)

  
 Monaco - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Monaco is a reality show filmed entirely on location in beautiful Cannes, France in the French Riviera.
Balding, yet a Beautiful People, he is a role model to frustrated young bachelors all over TV Land.
Former captain of Jamaica's Olympic bobsled team (he once won Jamaican citizenship at the Casino de Monte-Carlo playing poker), on the show he is captain of Monaco's.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Monaco   (444 words)

  
 Waterworlds - floating and underwater facilities UNESCO Courier - Find Articles
The Principality of Monaco, one of the world's smallest states, provides a striking example of seaward expansion.
Unlike most of the world's maritime extensions and artificial islands - except for oil-prospection and -drilling platforms - which are found in depths up to 20 metres, Monaco's Fontvieille project, which was begun in 1966 and covers a 23-hectare area, involved working at depths of up to 35 metres.
Fontvieille is now a fully-equipped urban settlement, with housing, commercial premises and offices, as well as a sports complex including a 20,000-seat stadium.
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