Demographics of Monaco
Monaco has a population of over 30,000 people.
On the territory of Monaco in ancient times livedLiguria - ancient tribes in Southeast Gaul and north-western Italy. At different times, the ethnic composition of the Mediterranean coast of Gaul, which was a part of this principality of Monaco, was quite colorful - there lived Phoenicians, Gauls, Greeks, Arabs, Burgundians, Franks.
Today, the national composition of Monaco presented:
- other nations (British, Swiss, Belgians).
On average, 1 sq km is home to 17,000 people.
Official language - French, but Monaco still communicate in English, Italian and Monegasque language.
96% of the Principality of Monaco are adherents of Catholicism, the remaining 4% - Protestantism, Anglicanism, Judaism.
Big cities: Monte Carlo, Fontvieille, La Condamine, Saint Roman, Moneghetti.
On average, residents of Monaco live up to 89 years.
Monaco called the country of centenarians: this is largely due to the presence of well-equipped health centers, financed by public funds. Medicine in Monaco - the best in Europe, and accordingly, the cost of medical services is quite high.
Monaco Residents practically do not encounterdiseases such as high blood pressure and diseases of the cardiovascular system. And all because they adhere to the Mediterranean diet, which reduces the risk of these diseases. People living in Monaco, its high life expectancy and a special obligation to the relaxing atmosphere of the principality: clean environment helps to reduce stress levels and improve immunity.
Traditions and customs of the inhabitants of Monaco
Monegasques - the indigenous people of Monaco, stillobserve the traditions related to Christmas on Christmas Eve in families to come together, and before the start to the festive dinner, the oldest or the youngest member of the family down in a glass of mellow wine, olive branch, says a prayer in front of the fireplace, then all members of the household made of this glass one sip.
In Monaco, interesting local laws concerning,for example, the sale of real estate - it can be done only with the permission of the prince personally consider each case. This also applies to the opening of their businesses by foreigners.
Going on holiday in Monaco? Note that here everything is expensive - food, lodging, entertainment.
In memory of Monaco should buy chocolate, clothing, jewelry, perfumes, ceramic items and knitted items.