Fact: Monaco is a minute country nestled by the Mediterranean Sea, surrounded by the French Riviera and only 8 km from the border with Liguria in Italy. Fact: it is the 2nd smallest country in the world, a “microstate” (or city-state) of only 2 sq km. Owing to its size, it is also the most densely populated country in the world. Read on to discover 10 fun facts about Monaco, the tiny country with a big reputation.
We live about an hour from Monaco and go there regularly. Favourite reasons to visit are to go to the magnificent Oceanographic Museum, to skate on the harbour at Christmas and to swim among fish in the maritime reserve off Larvotto beach. JF also works there so makes the daily commute and knows it well. It’s a bit of an enigma of a place as it’s not only about money and fast cars….
Find out 10 fun facts about Monaco by clicking to read the full article I wrote for Multicultural Kid Blogs.
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