|Monaco-Ville, Monaco||16°C clear sky|
Wind 5 km/h, N
Pressure 1016 hPa
|mon may 22||21/12°C||4 km/h, SSE||-||922.59 hPa|
|tue may 23||24/12°C||4 km/h, SE||38%||957.32 hPa|
|wed may 24||24/12°C||5 km/h, S||35%||957.77 hPa|
|thu may 25||24/13°C||4 km/h, SE||36%||955.47 hPa|
|fri may 26||25/13°C||5 km/h, SE||-||921.51 hPa|
General information about Monaco
Monaco is the second smallest country by area in the world; only Vatican City is smaller. Monaco is also the world's second smallest monarchy, and is the most densely populated country in the world. The state consists of only one municipality (commune). There is no geographical distinction between the State and City of Monaco, although responsibilities of the government (state-level) and of the municipality (city-level) are different.
Monaco-Ville, the old city on a rocky promontory extending into the Mediterranean, known as the Rock of Monaco, or simply "The Rock";
Monte Carlo, the principal residential and resort area with the Monte Carlo Casino in the east and northeast;
La Condamine, the southwestern section including the port area, Port Hercules.
The municipalities were merged into one in 1917, after accusations that the government was acting according to the motto "divide and conquer," and they were accorded the status of Wards or Quartiers thereafter.
Fontvieille, was added as a fourth ward, a newly constructed area claimed from the sea in the 1970s;
Moneghetti, became the fifth ward, created from part of La Condamine;
Larvotto, became the sixth ward, created from part of Monte Carlo;
La Rousse/Saint Roman (including Le Ténao), became the seventh ward, also created from part of Monte Carlo.
Subsequently, three additional wards were created:
Saint Michel, created from part of Monte Carlo;
La Colle, created from part of La Condamine;
Les Révoires, also created from part of La Condamine.
An additional ward was planned by new land reclamation to be settled beginning in 2014 but Prince Albert II announced in his 2009 New Year Speech that he had ended plans due to the current economic climate. However, Prince Albert II in mid-2010 firmly restarted the program. In 2015, a new development called Anse du Portier was announced.
Traditional quarters and modern geographic areas
The four traditional Quartiers of Monaco are: Monaco-Ville, La Condamine, Monte Carlo and Fontvieille. However, the suburb of Moneghetti, the high-level part of La Condamine, is generally seen today as an effective fifth Quartier of the Monaco, having a very distinct atmosphere and topography when compared with low-level La Condamine.
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