Key: 2610  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 25
Issued: 2589 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 1.9 sq.km; Population - 31,800; Capital - Monaco
A Princedom on the southern coast of France, bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
Economy is mainly based on tourism, cosmetic products and the casinos of Monte
Carlo.
Monaco is a protectorate of FRANCE, having special customs union with the
northern big brother. The current prince, Rainier III, is a direct descendent of
the Grimaldi dynasty, ruling over the Princedom since the 13th century.
First stamps issued in 1885. Prior to that stamps of SARDINIA were in use until
1860 and afterwards stamps of France. Indirect UPU membership under France from
April 1st, 1879, direct since October 12th, 1955. Annual output about 50.
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Inscriptions
PRINCIPAVTE DE MONACO
PRINCIPAUTE DE MONACO
MONACO

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Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

FRANCE
France

SARDINIA
Sardinia