Monte Carlo facts for kids

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Motto: Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus
Sovereign state France
Constituent country Monaco
Region Monte Carlo
Settled by Romans as Carlon ca. AD 20
 • City 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Population (mid-2004 est)
 • Urban 400
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)

Monte Carlo is the largest city in Monaco. Its area is 5 square km, and around four hundred people live there.

Monte Carlo is also the centre of gambling, politics, fireworks and culture. Monte Carlo has a lot of casinos, hotels and historical buildings.

Monte Carlo is one of Europe's leading tourist resorts. Within the casino complex is the Grand Théâtre de Monte Carlo, an opera and ballet house, and the headquarters of the Ballets de Monte Carlo.

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