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Monaco

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MONACO
(pronounced - mo-nuh-kow | ˈmɒnəkəʊ)
OFFICIAL NAME: Principality of Monaco
DEMONYMS: Monegasque, Monacan, European
Monaco is part of the Western Europe region in the continent of Europe. The name Monaco is believed to have derived from the Greek word meaning single dwelling. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 1.95 square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is French, the capital city is Monaco-Ville, and the main currency used is the Euro.
LGBTQIA+ Equality Index
Medium-High
LGBTQIA+ Dollar
c.119 million
LGBTQIA+ Population
c.958
ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGES
No
RECOGNISE GENDER CHANGE
No
BANNING GAY CONVERSION THERAPY
No

Geography

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CAPITAL

Monaco

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REGION

Western Europe

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CONTINENT

Europe

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

1.95

(square kilometers)

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SURROUNDING OCEAN(S)

Atlantic Ocean

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Name in other languages

learn the literal translations of the country’s name in twelve of the most popular languages
English Flag
English
Monaco
Mandarin Flag
Mandarin
摩纳哥
Dutch Flag
Dutch
Monaco
Spanish Flag
Spanish
Mónaco
Arabic Flag
Arabic
موناكو
Portuguese Flag
Portuguese
Mônaco
French Flag
French
Monaco
Hebrew Flag
Hebrew
מונקו
Russian Flag
Russian
Монако
German Flag
German
Monaco
Hindi Flag
Hindi
मोनाको
Japanese Flag
Japanese
モナコ

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NOTIFICATIONS

LAST UPDATED:  April 25, 2023
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Latest

| STATUS

  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • LGBTQIA+ travel discretion is advised. Though it is not illegal to identify as LGBTQIA+ or engage in same-sex relationships, it is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country does not have any laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has laws in place that bans some forms of discrimination. Though some regulations are in place, it does mean that might be no legal protection in certain areas for those community members living or visiting from facing discrimination
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Government

| INFORMATION

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MONACO
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COOPERATION
ministry of foreign affairs and cooperation | département des relations extérieures et de la coopération
The foreign office or ministry is typically a department within a government that focuses on promoting that particular country and what it represents worldwide. The department will often highlight national security, travel restrictions, visa requirements and all relevant foreign policies
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MONACO
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS
ministry of health and social affairs | département des affaires sociales et de la santé
The health office or ministry is typically a department or organisation within a government that focuses on all things relating to health. The department will often highlight travel restrictions, vaccination requirements, pandemics, outbreaks, and relevant health-related information
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
salutation
HI
salut
HOW ARE YOU?
comment allez-vous?
GOOD MORNING
bonjour
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
je vais bien et toi?
GOOD AFTERNOON
bonne après-midi
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
quel est ton nom?
GOOD NIGHT
bonne nuit
MY NAME IS…
je m'appelle ...
WELCOME
bienvenue
NICE TO MEET YOU
ravi de vous rencontrer
GOODBYE
au revoir
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
parlez vous anglais?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

French
Official Language(s) spoken in Monaco
The emergency service numbers within Monaco to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
ambulance (french)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
police (french)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
feu (french)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

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EMERGENCY
urgence
HELP ME
aidez moi
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
où est l'hôpital le plus proche?
STOP
arrêtez
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
où est la pharmacie la plus proche?
HOSPITAL
hôpital
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
ou est la station de police?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

377

INTERNET SUFFIX

.mc

CURRENCY

NAME:
Euro
SYM:
DIVISION:
100 cents

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
3
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug E Electricity Plug F

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CLIMATE

Nice (France)

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
18.2°C | 64.7°F
02| FEB
18.1°C | 64.6°F
03| MAR
17.2°C | 62.9°F
04| APR
14.8°C | 58.6°F
05| MAY
13.4°C | 56.1°F
06| JUN
11.3°C | 52.4°F
07| JUL
10.5°C | 50.9°F
08| AUG
11.1°C | 52.0°F
09| SEP
12.1°C | 53.8°F
10| OCT
12.8°C | 55.1°F
11| NOV
14.2°C | 57.6°F
12| DEC
16.4°C | 61.5°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
11.8°C | 53.3°F
02| FEB
11.6°C | 52.8°F
03| MAR
11.3°C | 52.4°F
04| APR
9.6°C | 49.2°F
05| MAY
8.3°C | 46.9°F
06| JUN
6.3°C | 43.4°F
07| JUL
5.7°C | 42.2°F
08| AUG
6.2°C | 43.2°F
09| SEP
6.8°C | 44.3°F
10| OCT
7.2°C | 44.9°F
11| NOV
8.1°C | 46.5°F
12| DEC
10.1°C | 50.1°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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  USEFUL PHRASES | INSTRUCTIONS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
oui
EXCUSE ME
excusez-moi
NO
non
PLEASE
s'il vous plaît
NO, THANK YOU
non, merci
SORRY
pardon
MAYBE
peut être
THANK YOU
je vous remercie

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC+1 (Europe/Monaco)

DST APPLIES

Yes
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (DST)
2023
STARTS
Mar 26, 2023
ENDS
Oct 29, 2023
2024
STARTS
Mar 31, 2024
ENDS
Oct 27, 2024

DST ADJUSTMENT

Forward one hour

DST TIMEZONE

UTC+2 (Europe/Monaco)

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TRAVEL RELATED

AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

1
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

1
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED
Required for all non-EU citizens.
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LOCAL AIRPORTS

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  USEFUL PHRASES | DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE

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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
directions et conseils
HOW DO I GET THERE?
comment puis-je y arriver?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
combien cela coûte-t-il?
HOW FAR IS IT?
a quelle distance est-ce?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
acceptez-vous les cartes de crédit?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
où se trouvent les toilettes?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
ça ne m'intéresse pas
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
où est le restaurant le plus proche?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
je ne comprends pas
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
combien je te dois?

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LGBTQIA+ Terms

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Lesbian Flag
Lesbian
lesbienne (french)
Gay Flag
Gay
gay (french)
Bisexual Flag
Bisexual
bisexuel (french)
Transgender Flag
Transgender
transgenres (french)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
intersexe (french)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
asexué (french)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
interrogatoire (french)
Community Flag
Community
communauté (french)
Gender Flag
Gender
lié au genre (french)
Sexuality Flag
Sexuality
relatif à la sexualité (french)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
non binaire (french)
Queer Flag
Queer
queer (french)
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