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    Monaco Government 1995
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    SOURCE: 1995 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Names:
      conventional long form: Principality of Monaco
      conventional short form:
      local long form: Principaute de Monaco
      local short form:
      Digraph: MN
      Type: constitutional monarchy

      Capital:
      Administrative divisions: 4 quarters (quartiers, singular - quartier); Fontvieille, La Condamine, Monaco-Ville, Monte-Carlo

      Independence: 1419 (rule by the House of Grimaldi)
      National holiday: National Day, 19 November

      Constitution: 17 December 1962

      Legal system: based on French law; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction
      Suffrage: 25 years of age; universal

      Executive branch:
      chief of state: Prince RAINIER III (since NA November 1949); Heir Apparent Prince ALBERT Alexandre Louis Pierre (born 14 March 1958)
      head of government: Minister of State Jacques DUPONT (since NA 1991)
      cabinet: Council of Government; under the authority of the Prince

      Legislative branch: unicameral
      National Council (Conseil National): elections last held on 24 January 1988 (next to be held NA); results - percent of vote by party NA; seats - (18 total) UND 18

      Judicial branch: Supreme Tribunal (Tribunal Supreme)

      Political parties and leaders: National and Democratic Union (UND); Democratic Union Movement (MUD); Monaco Action; Monegasque Socialist Party (PSM)
      Member of: ACCT, CSCE, ECE, IAEA, ICAO, IMF (observer), IMO, INMARSAT, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, IOC, ITU, LORCS, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UPU, WHO, WIPO

      Diplomatic representation in US:
      honorary consulate(s) general: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, San Juan (Puerto Rico)
      honorary consulate(s): Dallas, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, and Washington
      US diplomatic representation: no mission in Monaco, but the US Consul General in Marseille, France, is accredited to Monaco

      Flag: two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and white; similar to the flag of Indonesia which is longer and the flag of Poland which is white (top) and red

      NOTE: The information regarding Monaco on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Monaco Government 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Monaco Government 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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