The glittering principality of Monaco overlooks the Mediterranean between Nice and the Italian border. It’s Rococo palaces, lush gardens, glamorous royal family and majestic Belle Epoque casino have been the stuff of legends since the late 19th century.
Monaco positively teems with interesting statistics. It is the second smallest country in the world at 1.95sq km.
- Population is around 38,400
- Number of nationalities represented: 125
- Income tax rate: 0 percent
A distinct shortage of space, combined with the attractions of its tax system and lifestyle to billionaires, has helped to make Monaco one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world.