Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco, is a sovereign city-state, located on the French Riviera in Western Europe. Bordered by France on three sides, one side borders the Mediterranean Sea. It has an area of 0.78 sq mi, and a population of 36,371, making Monaco the second smallest, and the most densely populated country in the world. Monaco has a land border of only 2.7 mi, a coastline of 2.5 mi, and a width that varies between 5,600 and 1,145 ft. Monaco is a principality governed under a form of constitutional monarchy, with Prince Albert II as head of state. Even though Prince Albert II is a constitutional monarch, he still has immense political power.The House of Grimaldi have ruled Monaco, with brief interruptions, since 1297. The official language is French.
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