Travel Information Monaco
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- CAPITAL Monaco
- GOVERNMENT constitutional monarchy
- CURRENCY euro (EUR)
- POPULATION 32,671 (July 2007 est.)
- TOTAL AREA 1.95 sq km
- LANGUAGES French (official), English, Italian, Monegasque
- DECIMAL SYSTEM Monaco uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C)
- TIME ZONE Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time
- LOCATION Monaco is located in Western Europe
Sockets & Plugs
Monaco uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type E and Type F.
Monaco uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.
Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euro. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Expected to tip
Tipping is quite common in Monaco and it’s good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts usually include a service charge.
Internet speed in Monaco is on average 12.6 Mbps.
WiFi coverage in Monaco is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.
To call Monaco, dial +, then 377 (the country code for Monaco), then the area code and the local number.
Low crime rate
Monaco has a low crime rate . It is a generally a safe place to live and travel. Exercise normal security precautions.
It’s recommended to follow essential security precautions like wearing a money belt, securing your bag and staying vigilant in crowds.
In Monaco you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas.
Rent a car
In order to rent a car:
- you must be over 25
- must hold a full license for at least a 1 year
- almost always have a credit card (Visa & MasterCard are the best)
Alcohol, drugs & prostitution
Prostitution is legal (in a way of exchanging sex for money). Brothels are illegal.
- Police 112
- Ambulance 112
- Fire department 112
- Police 17
- Hospital-operated ambulance (SAMU) 15
- Fire 18
No vaccinations are required to enter this country
No vaccinations are required to enter the country, but it is recommended to perform routine immunizations for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
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