Monte Carlo facts for kids
|Motto: Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus|
|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)|
|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 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.
Images for kids
Panorama of La Condamine and Monte Carlo from the lookout near the Prince's Palace of Monaco in Monaco-Ville.
Monte Carlo Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.