map of Monaco; source: WR MONACO

general data of the country


 
General useful information
 
Note: some data are of constant value, while other are due to changes, fluctuations etc.
 
Nation and population
official name (short form): Monaco
country code ISO: MC //; - FIPS: MN
location: South Europe
time zone: +1 UT* [*= applying daylight saving time]
surface (land) area: 1,95 sq.km = 0.75 sq.mi //; - area incl. inland waters: sq.km = sq.mi
geographical position in extreme co-ordinates: North/South: 44° N / East/West: 7° E
borders (land): France
borders (coastline): Mediterranean Sea
climate: Mediterranean
Government
independent since: 1731-03-29 ; 1861
type of government: principality
capital: Monaco-Ville
administrative division: quartier (4)
Population
population according to the latest census (1990): 29,972
total population according to the estimate of midyear 2000: 31,693 / -; 2001: 31,842, or: 34,000
population density: 16256 per sq.km = 42104 per sq.mi
population growth: 1,1% //; - doubling time: not applicable, exceeds 100 years
birth rate: 10 - 20 per 1000
death rate: 13 - 17 per 1000
fertility rate: 1 child per female
maternal mortality: per 100,000
infant mortality (1-4 years): 8 per 1000
life expectancy: 79 years (male: 75; female: 83)
age breakdown: 0-14 years: 12% //; - 15-59 years: 59% //; - 60+ years: 29%
urbanisation: 100% //; - urbanisation growth: %
percentage of urban population in the greatest city: %
Ethnic composition, language, religion
ethnic groups: French 47%; Monégasque 16%; Italian 16%
languages: French, Monégasque, Italian
religious affiliation: Roman Catholic 81%; other 19%
Health
daily food intake: calories per capita
population with access to safe water: 100%
people per physician:
people per hospital bed:
Education, literacy
school enrolment: primary education 6-11 years: 100%
school enrolment: secondary education: %
school enrolment: tertiary education 20-24 years: %
adult literacy: 99% (male: %; female: %)
 
Economy and infrastructure
 
Economy and trade
currency: Euro = 100 cents (until 2002: French franc = 100 centimes)
annual inflation rate: %
population below poverty line: %
Gross Domestic Product: USD 11000 per capita
GNI USD per capita //; - [ppp: ]
GDP growth: %
income: USD 16000 per capita
import: USD per capita //; - export: USD per capita
trade: USD per capita //; - or % of GDP
trade partners: EU
human development index: //; - position of the country in the world no.:
female labour force: 40%
unemployment: %
tourism: 0,3 million
Economic activities in agriculture, fisheries, industry, mining, services, energy
land use: arable land: % //; - grass land: % //; - wooded area: % //; - arid land and desert: %
agriculture: labour force: % //; - part of agriculture in GDP: %
agricultural products: fishing
livestock (1000s): hardly any livestock
fish catch: metric tonnes
industry: labour force: % //; - part of industry in GDP: %
industrial products: chemicals, textiles, printed matter, precision instruments, tourism, gambling
mining products: none
CO2 emission per capita:
services: labour force: % //; - part of services in GDP: %
energy use (kg per capita):
electricity use (per capita):
annual water use (per capita):
Traffic, communication
road network: 43 - 50 km //; - of which paved: 100% //; - of which are motorways: ? km
vehicles: 706 per 1000
railways: 1,6 km //; - railways passenger/km: ?
navigable inland waterways: 0 km
ownership telephone: 991 - 1664 per 1000
ownership radio receivers: 987 - 1039 per 1000
ownership tv-sets: 786 per 1000
newspaper circulation: 263 per 1000
persons per post office:
personal computers: per 1000
 
Some physical landmarks
 
mountains: unknown
lowest point: sea level
lakes (natural): none, or unknown
lakes (artificial reservoirs): none, or unknown
lakes (deepest): unknown
rivers: none, or unknown
canals: none
waterfalls: none
caves: longest system: Grimaldi? / deepest:
islands: none, or unknown
deserts: none
other natural features:
 
Additional remarks, especially on the statistical information
 
other important features:
apart from physical landmarks most of the above figures are changeable, in most cases they date from the 1990's
certain data are not available because they are of no importance, or included in the figures of France
primary sources used for the general information:
BB CA EV PW WA WB WR, and some national statistical yearbooks
particulars concerning population data:
 

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