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Monaco

Independent principality in SE France, on the Mediterranean Sea, near the French-Italian border. Probably Phoenician in origin, it was annexed by Marseilles in the first century a.d. Part of the Lombard kingdom in the seventh century and of Arles in the eighth century, it came under the Grimaldi family in 1070. An independent principality in the 13th century, it was subsequently under Spanish protection between 1542 and 1641, under French protection from 1641 to 1793, and annexed to France in 1793. The Treaty of Paris of 1814 restored the family’s domination, but the next year it fell under Sardinian protection. After 1861 it again came under French protection. The princes ruled as absolute monarchs until 1911, when Prince Albert I granted a new constitution. In 1962 Prince Rainier established the present liberal constitution. In 2000 Monaco was accused of being a center for money-laundering, and France threatened to force the principality to tighten the regulation of its banks. Prince Rainier died in 2005 and was succeeded as ruler by his son, Albert II. Notable buildings include the 16th-century palace, the 19thcentury Byzantine-style cathedral, and the famous casino of Monte Carlo.


     

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In one of the restaurants in new York city, which is located in Northern Brooklyn, is now forbidden to talk during meals. This concept is called "quiet restaurant" was invented by a chef Nicholas Nau... read more

englishmen do not trust mobile applications

The agency sunshine.co.uk carried out the next research, finding out habits of Englishmen and asking them a question - as they prefer to buy tours. ... read more

the balloon landed on the prison territory in india

In an Indian prison in the North of the country there was an unusual incident. On the territory of the closed institutions landed the balloon in the dumpster were tourists. Actually this stop was une... read more

beware of sharks in israel

Recently the Israeli city of Ashdod was struck by the shocking news in the local port shark attacked a young man. As a result, he lost some part of the hand. Reportedly, twenty-seven, the man was imm... read more

free travel in basel

Swiss resort called Basel decided to give guests a great gift. Now all the tourists who will be staying at a local hotel, will be able to receive free travel Mobility Ticket. Thanks to him completely... read more