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Monaco

Monaco - description of the city:

Monaco is the capital and one of the three cities of the tiny state of Monaco, located on the Mediterranean Sea. The city is home to 4000 people. The country is famous for preferential tax treatment, which attracts a lot of traders. Furthermore, the city is visited by 1 million tourists a year. The main industry here is the production of souvenirs. Monaco is known for the world famous Oceanographic Institute with its museum and aquarium, which director was Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and also for the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology. Among architecture monuments the most famous are the residential quarters (16-18th centuries), the Prince's Palace of Monaco (13 – 19th centuries), and the Misericordia Chapel (17th century).

Country Monaco
International title Monaco
Population 32,965 people
Timezone Europe/Monaco
State
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 43.73333 x Longitude: 7.41667

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Maria am Gestade
Country: Austria

The church of St Mary’s on the Riverbank was once flooded by the waters of an old Danube canal, but today it rises on a steep escarpment, its lofty, 56-m (180-ft) high Gothic steeple dominating the town. The stone helmet at the top of the steeple ...

Theater in der Josefstadt
Country: Austria

This intimate theatre, one of the oldest still standing in Vienna, has enjoyed a glorious history. First established in 1788, the theatre was later much altered. After renovation by Joseph Kornhausel, for its reopening in 1822, Ludwig van Beethoven ...

Weissenkirchen
Country: Austria

The small village in the heart of the Wachau Valley has attracted artists since 1900, who come to paint the magnificent scenery of the Danube gorge and to enjoy the cosy inns. Today, their works can be seen in the Wachaumuseum, in the Teisenhoferho ...

Abtenau
Country: Austria

Abtenau, a summer resort situated in the Salzburg Dolomites, is surrounded by the mighty peaks of the Tennengebirge. The church in the valley was built around 1500. Its main nave is guarded by figures of St George and St Florian. On the north wall, ...

St. Paul im Lavanttal
Country: Austria

On the banks of the Lavant river stands one of the largest churches in Austria, the Benedictine Abbey of St Paul. Within the abbey complex is a well-preserved Romanesque church. The apse is decorated with reliefs showing the Adoration of the Magi a ...

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