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Monaco: Principality forming an enclave within France
Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco, is a sovereign city-state, and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe. It is bordered by France to the north, east and west, and by the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The principality is home to 38,682 residents, of which 9,486 are Monegasque nationals and is widely recognised for being one of the most expensive and wealthiest places in the world. The official language is French, although Monégasque, English and Italian are spoken and understood by a sizeable group.


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UK travellers returning from France face quarantine after government places country on 'no-go' list

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Adam Gemili takes on world champion Noah Lyles at stellar Monaco Diamond League

Adam Gemili will take on world 200m champion Noah Lyles at Friday's Diamond League meeting in Monaco, streamed live on the BBC.
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Monaco sack Moreno, Kovac to become new coach: source

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Monaco: Opening its luxurious doors to Instagram stars

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PSG deserved the win: Tuchel after victory over Monaco

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Ferrari extends Charles Leclerc's contract until 2024

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Former Manchester United and France defender Evra announces retirement

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