La Colle, Monaco

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Template:Infobox settlement La Colle is a north western residential area; part of the traditional Quartier of Moneghetti in the Principality of Monaco.<ref name=autogenerated3>2012 Statistics</ref> It is also one of the ten modern administrative Wards of Monaco.<ref name=autogenerated3 />


La Colle lies on the north western side of the country, just north of Fontvieille.<ref name=autogenerated2>Monaco - Geography / About Monaco / Monaco Official Site</ref> La Colle is generally considered part of Moneghetti, even though it is its own administrative Ward. It runs directly along the neighboring French towns of Beausoleil, and Cap-d'Ail, as well as the Monégasque Wards of, Les Révoires, Fontvieille, and Moneghetti.<ref name=autogenerated2 />


La Colle is the second smallest Ward in Monaco in terms of population (Monaco-Ville is the smallest), and the third smallest in terms of land size. La Colle has a Population of 2,829 and is 0.11 km².

Monaco has ten state-operated schools, four private schools, and one university. One state school and one private school are located in La Colle.<ref>Schooling & Education in Monaco - AngloINFO Monaco (France)</ref>


La Colle is more of an industrial area, but some small hotels can be found here, helping Monaco's high end tourist industry.<ref name=autogenerated2 />


La Colle takes after Fontvieille in being one of the more industrial areas in Monaco.<ref name=autogenerated1>Monaco - Walks / Places to visit / Monaco Official Site</ref> For instance Venturi, and its subsidiarity Voxan have an eco-friendly factory located here.<ref>Venturi aujourd'hui / Entreprise / Accueil - Venturi</ref> Its location within Monaco makes it an easy shipping detection; located more on the outside of the city, manufacturing causes little problem to Monaco's high end tourist industry.<ref name=autogenerated1 />

Even though La Colle is more industrialized, there is real estate along the Les Révoires-La Colle border.<ref name=autogenerated4>Real Estate Monaco La Colle</ref> Because La Colle's location more outside the city center, its real estate sales are generally less.<ref name=autogenerated4 /> Averaging 13% to 18% less than neighboring Fontvieille or La Condamine.<ref>Real Estate Monaco</ref>

Princess Grace Hospital, Monaco's only hospital is located in the westernmost portion of La Colle.<ref>Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace - Monaco</ref>

See also

  • Geography of Monaco with suburbs and features
  • Monaco



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