The Principality of Monaco is the second smallest country in the world after the Vatican.
It is on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea and measures approximately 4km (2.49 mi.) long with a width ranging from 350 meters (0.21 mi.) to 1050 meters (0.65 mi.), or an area of 2km² - 0.78 sq mi.
It is bordered to the north by the towns of Beausoleil and La Turbie, to the east by Roquebrune Cap Martin and to the west by Cap d'Ail.