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The city of Monaco

Monaco is a sovereign city state on the Cote d'Azur (French Riviera). It is surrounded on three
sides by its neighbor, France, and its centre is about 16 km from Italy. Its area is 1.98 sq kms
with a population of 36,000 as of 2011. Monaco boasts the world's highest GDP nominal per capita
at $215,163 and is the most densely populated country in the world. Monaco also has the world's
top life expectancy at almost 90 years.


Gare de Monaco, underground station. All rail services are operated by SNCF.

Monaco Monte Carlo station and underground passage to the city

(L) Marlboro advertisement posted in the underground passage of Monaco station.
(R) A signboard showing that the Monaco law prohibits smoking in the closed public area since November 2008.
This picture was taken at the front desk of Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo.

(L) In the Beach of Monaco, rising sea wave was observed under the building of the Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel.
(M) A front view of Fairmont hotel
(R) Warm, dry summers and mild, short rainy winters reflecting a sea-side park in Monaco

Monte Carlo Casino

(L) This shows the interior of casino room. No Monaco citizen is allowed to join the casino games in here.
(R) Casino chips up to 5,000 Euros. Picture source: NHK broadcast on April 23, 2013

(L) Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo (R) Port Palace Hotel Monaco

Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo, just next to the Monte Carlo Casiono, has the 182 guest rooms
in total. Fourty rooms are non-smoking and they are located on the 1st and 2nd floor.
In all other rooms of the hotel, a guset can smoke. Smoking rooms accounts to142,
and the percantage to the total rooms is

Fairmont Hotel Monte Carlo, located directly facing the rocky beach of Monaco, has 602 rooms.
Floors designated for smoking guest rooms are the 3rd and 6th floor. Non-smoking rooms
are distributed in the 1st, 4th and 5th floor. Hotel provides almost same number of guest rooms
each floor. The rate of smoking rooms is

Port Palace Hotel Monaco is
a smoke-free hotel. They provide 50 non-smoking rooms.

Smoking Ban in Monaco

As of 1 November 2008, smoking is not allowed in enclosed or covered public spaces and places
where food or flammable goods are stored. Designated smoking areas are allowed except
in educational institutions and places open to athletes and minors. These designated smoking areas
may not offer any service, in an effort to prevent exposure to side-smoke by workers.

Reference: Angloinfo

Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.

(L) Station board of Monaco (M) Souvenir shops at the narrow street of the Old Town, Monaco.
(R) Monaco is the city, in which we can enjoy the world's lowest crime rates.

There are 515 police officers for 35,000 people in 2 square kilometers, Monaco has the largest police force and
police presence in the world on the per-area basis. More than 500 video cameras are set over the city to make
surveillance of the streets. Picture source: NHK broadcast on April 23, 2013

(L) A luxurious cruising boat (R) Visitors overlook the yacht harbor of Monaco.


F1ドライバーなどの有名人もいるが、その多くは実業家である。 通貨はユーロ。 モナコ国内の鉄道はフランス国鉄


France, Germany and Switzerland
Paris 2011 Mont Saint-Michel Marseille Nice Monaco Lyon Strasbourg Freiburg Basel Berlin
Railway Travel in Europe 2011
Smoking restrictions in France, Germany and Switzerland


禁煙席ネット主宰  日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
The photographs were taken in May, and the article was written in June 2011,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
TV scenes were added in April 2013.


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