CITY PROFILE 012: MONTE CARLO
Coordinates: 43°44′23″N 7°25′38″E
Elevation: Near sea level
Daily Mean Temp: 59.5 Fahrenheit (15.3 Celsius)
Metro Population: 15,200
Estimated 2050 Metro Population: Similar (due to lack of room to expand)
Advantages: Cool weather, beautiful, wealthy, not under great threat of invasion.
Resources: Immediate: Port. Regional: Tourism, world power centre, finance, casinos, sport.
Other: This is a world power centre. Monte Carlo is a place where the world elite feel at home and among their own.
Photo: Hampus Cullin, 4 August 2006