Monaco, l'Europe BY: Kelly Goudreau & Samantha Leal World Book map of Monaco http: //www. worldbookonline. com/wbdiscover/media? id=lr 005516 http: //www. worldbookonline. com/wbdiscover/media? id =lr 002974
Important Information • Located south of France in western Europe • Official language is French; also speak Italian, English and few speak local language Monégasque • 47% of population is French; 16% Monégasque; another 16% is Italian; remaining 21% over 100 different countries • 90% population Roman Catholic
• Border: -French Alps -Mediterranean Sea • Mediterranean climate • Summer hot; 79°f (26°c) • Winter mild; 46°f(8°c) A map showing were Monaco is located in Europe. http: //lisawallerrogers. files. wordpress. com/2011/07/monaco-map. gif? w=500&h=522
Key dates • Celebrate many religious holidays • Saint Johns Day • Monégasque National Holiday- celebrate independence • Grimaldi family ruled Monaco- 1297 • France controlled Monaco in 1793 The place where the Grimaldi family lived. http: //www. rivierafrance. co. uk/monte_carlo_palace. jpg
Main tourist attractions • • • Monte Carlo Casino built 1878 Opera House built 1879 Roman Catholic Cathedral Fancy hotels & big flower gardens Main dish; spaghetti á la Monégasque The Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco. http: //www. 1000 lonelyplaces. com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Casino-Monte-Carlo-Monaco. jpg
Famous People and their achievements Louis Chiron • Louis Chiron race car driver(1899 -1979): -turn on track named after him • Jaques Cousteau oceanographer (1910 -1997): -invented Aqua Lung -today scuba diving tool • Grace Kelly Princess of Monaco(1929 -1982): – Married prince Rainier III 1956 – Died in car accident Sept. 14, 1982 http: //f 1. imgci. com/PICTURES/CMS/1000/1072. 1. jp g Grace Kelly Jaques Cousteau http: //gallery. p 6 club. com/main. php? g 2_view=core. Downl o ad. Item&g 2_item. Id=4125&g 2_serial. Number=1 http: //www. motherearthnews. com/uploaded. Image articles/issues/1970 -09 -01/005 -009 -01. gif
Two hotels in Monaco. http: //www. jpmoser. com/images/hotelhermitagemc/p-hotelhermitagemc 1. jpg
Work Cited • "Monaco. " World Book Discover. World Book, 2011. Web. 28 Oct. 2011 • Culture. Grams Online Database: Subscriber Area Only. Web. 28 Oct. 2011. <http: //online. culturegrams. com/world_c ountry. php? contid=5>. • Culture. Grams Online Database: Subscriber Area Only. Web. 28 Oct. 2011. <http: //online. culturegrams. com/famouspeople/ country. php? fp_Country. ID=217>.