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Monaco City

Discover the glamorous principality of Monaco

Monaco is an enigma, being the second smallest country in the world and yet the densest in population. It is primarily governed by a constitutional monarchy, having Prince Alber II as the official head of state. His father was Rainer III, who ruled until 2005. This famous ruler of Monaco married the American actress Grace Kelly; the event was televised on April 19, 1956, and still remains one of the most remembered events ever covered by the worldwide media.

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