Monaco has a royal family – Prince Albert II is head of the house of Grimaldi and the reigning Prince of Monaco.
The official language of Monaco is French, although English and Italian are also widely spoken.
Every year since 1955, the streets of Monaco have played host to one of the most coveted and glamorous Formula One races! However, this wasn’t the first road race Monaco staged; the first ever race around Monaco was held on 14th April 1929, long before the Formula One World Championship was formed.
As a member of the EU, the Euro is the official currency here.
Monaco is not only one of the richest countries per capita in the world, but it also has one of the lowest unemployment rates and more billionaires per capita than any other country!