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    Monaco Geography 2001

      Location: Western Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea on the southern coast of France, near the border with Italy

      Geographic coordinates: 43 44 N, 7 24 E

      Map references: Europe

      total: 1.95 sq km
      land: 1.95 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative: about three times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      total: 4.4 km
      border countries: France 4.4 km

      Coastline: 4.1 km

      Maritime claims:
      territorial sea: 12 NM

      Climate: Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers

      Terrain: hilly, rugged, rocky

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
      highest point: Mont Agel 140 m

      Natural resources: none

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      permanent pastures: 0%
      forests and woodland: 0%
      other: 100% (urban area)

      Irrigated land: NA sq km

      Natural hazards: NA

      Environment - current issues: NA

      Environment - international agreements:
      party to: Air Pollution, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling
      signed, but not ratified: Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol

      Geography - note: second smallest independent state in the world (after Holy See); almost entirely urban

      NOTE: The information regarding Monaco on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Monaco Geography 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Monaco Geography 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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