Monte Carlo (Occitan: Montcarles, Monégasque: Monte-Carlu) is the wealthiest of Monaco's various administrative areas, sometimes erroneously believed to be the country's capital, even though there formally is none. Occitan ( IPA BrE: /ˈɒksɪtn/ AmE: /ˈɑksəˌtɑn/ known also as Lenga d'òc or Langue d'oc (native name occitan Monégasque (natively Munegascu) is a Romance language and a dialect of the modern Ligurian language, which is spoken in Monaco. For other uses see Monaco (disambiguation Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco ( French: Principauté de Monaco; Monégasque Monte Carlo is known for its casinos, gambling, glamour, and for sightings of famous people. A casino is in the modern sense of the word a facility that houses and accommodates certain types of Gambling activities The permanent population is about 3000. Monte Carlo quarter includes not only Monte Carlo proper where the casino is located, but also the neighborhoods of Saint Michel, Saint Roman/Tenao, and the beach community of Larvotto. Michel is French for Michael. In most cases Saint-Michel refers to Michael (archangel. Saint Roman may refer to Saint Romanos the Melode and Saint Boris, brother of Saint David of Muscovy and son of Saint Vladimir. The Larvotto (or Larvotto Terano) is one of the quartiers of Monaco. It borders the French town of Beausoleil (formerly known as Haut-Monte-Carlo). This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Beausoleil ( Occitan: Bèusoleu "Beautiful Sun" is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern
Founded in 1866, Monte Carlo has a name of Italian origin meaning "Mount Charles", named in compliment to the prince then reigning, Charles III of Monaco. Year 1866 ( MDCCCLXVI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The specific mountain is the escarpment at the foot of the Maritime Alps on which the town stands. The Maritime Alps are a Mountain range in the south-western part of the Alps.
Monte Carlo is home to most of the Circuit de Monaco, on which the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix takes place; it also hosts world championship boxing bouts, the Monte Carlo Masters, European Poker Tour Grand Final, fashion shows and other events. Circuit de Monaco is the name given to a motor racing circuit laid out on the city streets of Monte Carlo and La Condamine around the harbour of the Principality The Monaco Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Monaco is a Formula One race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Boxing (sometimes also known as English boxing or pugilism) is a Combat sport in which two participants generally of similar weight, The Monte Carlo Masters is an annual Tennis tournament for male professional players held in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, a commune that The European Poker Tour (EPT began in 2004 as part of the worldwide explosion in Texas Hold 'em popularity Monte Carlo has been visited by royalty as well as the general public and movie stars for decades. The quarter of Monte Carlo was served by tramways from 1900 to 1953, linking parts of Monaco. This article is about the historical Nice tramway for the modern system see Tramway de Nice The Tramway de Nice was a tramway system serving the city of For other uses see Monaco (disambiguation Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco ( French: Principauté de Monaco; Monégasque The Monte Carlo Rally is one of the longest running and most respected car rallies, and marks the start of each rally season as the first event on the World Rally Championship calendar. The Monte Carlo Rally (officially Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo) is a Rallying event organized each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco who also organize Rallying is a form of motor competition that takes place on public or private roads with modified production or specially built road-legal cars History Early The World Rally Championship was formed from well-known international rallies nine of which were previously part of the International Championship
Monte Carlo is one of Europe's leading tourist resorts, although many of the key tourist destinations are located in other parts of Monaco, including such attractions as Monaco Cathedral, the Napoleon Museum, the Oceanographic Museum and aquarium, and the Prince's Palace, all of which are located in Monaco-Ville. A resort is a place used for Relaxation or Recreation, attracting visitors for Holidays or Vacations Resorts are places towns or sometimes For other uses see St Nicholas' cathedral Saint Nicholas Cathedral, known also as Monaco Cathedral (French Cathédrale de Monaco The Napoleon Museum in Monte Carlo, Monaco is a Museum of artefacts which once belonged to the French Emperor Napoleon I. The Oceanographic Museum is a museum of marine sciences in Monaco-Ville, Monaco. The Prince's Palace of Monaco is the official residence of the Prince of Monaco. Monaco-Ville is the original Fortified town of Monaco. The Palais Princier (Prince's Palace Saint Nicholas Cathedral, and the Oceanographic
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