Population estimate, 2015: 38,000
GDP per capita, 2014: US$187,650
Internet domain extension: .mc
There are helicopter flights to Nice with Heli Air Monaco and Heli Inter. Helicopter movements (2004) at the Heliport of Monaco (Fontvieille), 37,521; the number of passengers carried was 112,379. The nearest airport is at Nice in France.
A Mediterranean climate, with mild moist winters and hot dry summers. Monaco, Jan. 50 °F (10 °C), July 74 °F (23.3 °C). Annual rainfall 30″ (758 mm).
Constitution and Government
On 17 Dec. 1962 a new constitution was promulgated which maintains the hereditary monarchy. The reigning Prince is Albert II, b. 14 March 1958, son of Prince Rainier III, 1923–2005, and Grace Kelly, 1929–1982; married Charlene Wittstock on 1 and 2 July 2011. Prince Albert succeeded his father Rainier III, who died on 6 April 2005. Executive power is exercised jointly by the Prince and a five-member Council of government, headed by...