Monaco is not the smallest, but after the Vatican state it is the second smallest state on Earth. You can find it on the Mediterranean Sea, more precisely on the Côte d’Azur, the blue coast. The total area of the small state is just over 2.02 square kilometers.
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Almost 39,000 people live here, as many as in a small to medium-sized city here in Germany. It is interesting that Monaco has the highest population density of all states, because 19,000 people live on one square kilometer. Singapore follows right behind and then the Vatican state.
Monaco’s coastline is just over four kilometres long. It is completely surrounded by France. However, the border with Italy in the east is also close. In the west you will find the French city of Nice. The Maritime Alps rise up behind Monaco. In order to increase Monaco’s area a little, land has been piled up.
What is the name of the mountain in Monaco?
On the border between Monaco and France there is a mountain called Mont Agel, which stretches to an altitude of 1148 meters. However, it is located on French territory. However, foothills can be found in Monaco and you will find a mini-mountain with a height of 164 meters here. You can find it in the district with the sounding name Jardin exotique, which means “exotic garden”.
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