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Facts & Figures

  • Ruler: Prince Albert II (2005)

    Minister of State: Serge Telle (2016)

    Total area: 0.8 sq mi (2.0 sq km)

    Population (2013 est.): 30,508 (growth rate: 0.06%); birth rate: 6.72/1000; infant mortality rate: 1.81/1000; life expectancy: 89.57

    Capital (2003 est.): Monaco, 1,400

    Largest city: Monte Carlo, 15,400

    Monetary unit: Euro

    National name: Principauté de Monaco

    Current government officials

    Languages: French (official), English, Italian, Monégasque

    Ethnicity/race: French 47%, Monegasque 16%, Italian 16%, other 21%

    Religion: Roman Catholic 90%

    National Holiday: National Day (Saint Rainier's Day), November 19

    Literacy rate: 99% (2003 est.)

    Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2012 est.): $6.213 billion; per capita $85,500. Real growth rate: 0.9%. Inflation: 1.5%. Unemployment: 2% (2012). Arable land: 0%. Agriculture: none. Labor force: 52,490; note: includes workers from all foreign countries (2012 est.). Natural resources: none. Industries: tourism, construction, small-scale industrial and consumer products. Exports: $1.115 billion (2011); note: full customs integration with France, which collects and rebates Monegasque trade duties; also participates in EU market system through customs union with France. Imports: $1.162 billion (2011); note: full customs integration with France, which collects and rebates Monegasque trade duties; also participates in EU. Trading partners: Europe, Africa, Asia, U.S.

    Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 44,500 (2012); mobile cellular: 33,200 (2012). Broadcast media: TV Monte-Carlo (TMC) operates a TV network; cable TV available; Radio Monte-Carlo has extensive radio networks in France and Italy with French-language broadcasts to France beginning in the 1960s and Italian-language broadcasts to Italy beginning in the 1970s; other radio stations include Riviera Radio and Radio Monaco (2012). Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 26,009 (2012). Internet users: 23,000 (2009).

    International disputes: none.

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