History UsefulNotes / Monaco

13th Oct '17 4:19:01 PM BKelly95
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* The last movie in ''VideoGame/{{Stuntman}}'' is shot there. (It's a Franchise/JamesBond inspired film titled ''Live Twice For Tomorrow''.) The first two scenes are shot in the mountains while the last three are shot in Monte Carlo itself.
11th Oct '17 12:23:10 AM FireCrawler2002
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Monaco, officially known as the Prinicipality of Monaco ('''French:''' ''Principauté de Monaco''; '''Monégasque:''' ''Principatu de Múnegu''; '''Italian:''' ''Principato di Monaco''; '''Occitan:''' ''Principat de Mónegue''), is a small city-state located to the south-east of France (which borders it in three sides) and bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Italy isn't far away.

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Monaco, officially known as the Prinicipality of Monaco ('''French:''' ''Principauté de Monaco''; '''Monégasque:''' ''Principatu de Múnegu''; '''Italian:''' ''Principato di Monaco''; '''Occitan:''' ''Principat de Mónegue''), is a small Western European city-state located to the south-east of France (which borders it in three sides) and bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Italy isn't far away.
16th Sep '17 4:10:52 AM finalsurvivor1
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* The ''VideoGame/GranTurismo'' series had Monaco, under the name Cote d'Azur, as its second real life track after California's Laguna Seca and the last one introduced before ''4'' made them commonplace in the series.

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* The ''VideoGame/GranTurismo'' series had Monaco, under the name Cote d'Azur, Monaco as its second real life track after California's Laguna Seca and the last one introduced before ''4'' made them commonplace in the series.
series. Due to it being the only regular Formula One track in any of the first three games, Polyphony did not seek the rights to use any of the common names for the race, instead calling it Cote d'Azur. While later tracks would all use their real names, Cote d'Azur was grandfathered in when kept in later games.
19th Aug '17 10:19:01 PM finalsurvivor1
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* The ''VideoGame/GranTurismo'' series had Monaco, under the name Cote d'Azur, as its second real life track after California's Laguna Seca and the last one introduced before ''4'' made them commonplace in the series.
12th Oct '16 9:44:51 AM lexii
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Population about 32,000, most of these are rich foreigners, as the place is a notable tax haven. It is the most densely populated country in the world, as well as having the highest per capita police force. Most of the defence is provided by France.

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Population about 32,000, most of these are rich foreigners, as the place is a notable tax haven. It The native Monegasque are actually a minority in their own country, numbering around 8,000 or so. These "subjects of the Prince" are protected by Prince Albert personally and are allocated, should they need it, with rent-controlled accomodation and employment in a country that most ordinary working people could not possibly afford to live in. Monaco is the most densely populated country in the world, as well as having the highest per capita police force.force (1 officer per 62 people) and virtually no crime. Most of the defence is provided by France.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'', Lili, a [[DanceBattler ballet-dancing]] RichBitch who is addicted to combat

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* Surprisingly, for such a small (though undoubtedly iconic) country, there are two Monegasque characters in the FightingGame genre:
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In ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'', Lili, Emilie "Lili" de Rochefort is a [[DanceBattler ballet-dancing]] RichBitch who is addicted to combatcombat.
** In the ''StreetFighter'' series, there is Blair Dame, another extremely wealthy socialite who debuted in the EX games and like Lili, she shares an unusual passion for combat.
8th Sep '15 11:05:08 AM KYCubbie
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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, and has twin children by her (born December 10, 2014)—Princess Gabriella, older by two minutes, and Hereditary Prince Jacques, now his heir apparent. Albert already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], heir presumptive to the Monegasque throne until being superseded by the births of Albert and Charlene's twins, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]

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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in since June 2011, and has twin children by her (born December 10, 2014)—Princess Gabriella, older by two minutes, and Hereditary Prince Jacques, now his heir apparent. Albert already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], heir presumptive to the Monegasque throne until being superseded by the births of Albert and Charlene's twins, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]
4th Sep '15 12:59:14 PM KYCubbie
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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent to the Monegasque throne, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]

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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but and has twin children by her (born December 10, 2014)—Princess Gabriella, older by two minutes, and Hereditary Prince Jacques, now his heir apparent. Albert already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent presumptive to the Monegasque throne, throne until being superseded by the births of Albert and Charlene's twins, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]
20th May '15 6:24:12 PM nombretomado
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Monaco is particularly well known for its role in the FormulaOne Grand Prix series, with the Monaco Grand Prix actually occurring on the streets of the city.

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Monaco is particularly well known for its role in the FormulaOne UsefulNotes/FormulaOne Grand Prix series, with the Monaco Grand Prix actually occurring on the streets of the city.
12th Dec '14 6:57:56 PM gallium
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* Creator/ErichVonStroheim's silent classic ''Film/FoolishWives'' is about three con artists who have set up operations in Monte Carlo and wind up targeting the wife of the U.S. envoy to Monaco.
12th Dec '14 6:47:28 PM gallium
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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Grace Kelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent to the Monegasque throne, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]

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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Grace Kelly, Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent to the Monegasque throne, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]
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