The principality of Monaco is a city-state situated on the French Riviera.
Monaco speaks French and uses the Euro as its currency. It is part of the EU Customs Union.
Despite being only 0.8 square miles, it has the highest per capita GDP in the world.
Monaco is well known as a tax haven in the heart of Europe and is home to a large number of millionaires.
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