Monte Carlo France?
Although Monte Carlo lies on the French Riviera, it is not part of France!
Monte Carlo is one of Monaco’s administrative areas, sometimes erroneously believed to be a town or the country’s capital. The official capital is the city of Monaco, which shares the exact same territory as the country itself. It borders the French town of Beausoleil.
It is widely known for its casinos, gambling, glamour, luxurious yachts and playground of the rich and famous.
Monte Carlo is home to the most famous Formula 1 race circuit (Circuit de Monaco), where the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix takes place annually. It also hosts world championship boxing bouts, the European Poker Tour Grand Final and the World Backgammon Championship as well as numerous fashion shows and many other events.
Although the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament is billed as taking place in the community, its actual location is in the adjacent French commune of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Monte Carlo has been visited by royalty as well as the general public and movie stars for decades. The official Monte Carlo Website.