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Monaco Geography 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Monaco Geography 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Location:
Western Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea on the southern coast of France, near the border with Italy

Geographic coordinates:
43 44 N, 7 24 E

Map references:
Europe

Area:
total: 2 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 2 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: 0 sq km
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 253

Area - comparative:
about three times the size of the National Mall in Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
total: 6 km
[see also: Land boundaries - total country ranks ]
border countries (1): France 6 km

Coastline:
4.1 km
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

Maritime claims:
territorial sea: 12 nm
[see also: Maritime claims - territorial sea country ranks ]
exclusive economic zone: 12 nm
[see also: Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone country ranks ]

Climate:
Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers

Terrain:
hilly, rugged, rocky

Elevation:
mean elevation: NA
[see also: Elevation - mean elevation country ranks ]
elevation extremes: lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m highest point: Chemin des R�voires on Mont Agel 162 m

Natural resources:
none

Land use:
agricultural land: 1% arable land 0%; permanent crops 1%; permanent pasture 0%
[see also: Land use - agricultural land country ranks ]
forest: 0%
[see also: Land use - forest country ranks ]
other: 99% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - other country ranks ]

Irrigated land:
0 sq km (2012)
[see also: Irrigated land country ranks ]

Population - distribution:
the most densely populated country in the world; its entire population living on 2 square km

Natural hazards:
none

Environment - current issues:
NA no serious issues; actively monitors pollution levels in air and water

Environment - international agreements:
party to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

Geography - note:
second-smallest independent state in the world (after the Holy See); smallest country with a coastline; almost entirely urban


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Monaco on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Monaco Geography 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Monaco Geography 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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