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Monaco Geography - 2024


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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



total: 2 sq km

land: 2 sq km

water: 0 sq km

Area - comparative

about three times the size of the National Mall in Washington, DC

Land boundaries

total: 6 km

border countries (1): France 6 km


4.1 km

Maritime claims

territorial sea: 12 nm

exclusive economic zone: 12 nm


Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers


hilly, rugged, rocky


highest point: Chemin des Revoires on Mont Agel 162 m

lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Natural resources


Land use

agricultural land: 1% (2018 est.)

arable land: 0% (2018 est.)

permanent crops: 1% (2018 est.)

permanent pasture: 0% (2018 est.)

forest: 0% (2018 est.)

other: 99% (2018 est.)

Irrigated land

0 sq km (2022)

Population distribution

the second most densely populated country in the world (after Macau); its entire population living on 2 square km

Natural hazards


Geography - note

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

NOTE: The information regarding Monaco on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Monaco 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Monaco 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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