The Principality of Monaco is located along the Mediterranean Sea on the Cote d'Azur. Only 14 km east of the French city of Nice and 8 km west of the Italian border, Monaco is surrounded by France on three sides. With an area of 1.95 sq km, it is the smallest state in Europe after Vatican City. Monaco is a totally urbanized state.
Monaco's climate is of Mediterranean type, it is characterised by hot, dry summers, mild and humid winters, and a small number of rainy days during the year.
Total population is 31,719 (World Factbook, July 1996 est.). Monaco's population density is the highest of any nation in the world.
Stations from the IDMP Network measure both daylight and solar radiation.

Clock Time: GMT+1. Summer time shift (GMT+2), from last Sunday in March,
to Saturday before last Sunday in October.


More information is available at Amadeus or the Electric Library

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