La Colle, Monaco

La Colle[1][2] is a northwestern residential area in the Principality of Monaco, part of the traditional Quartier of Moneghetti.[3][4] It was also one of the ten modern administrative wards of Monaco until 2013, when it was merged with Les Révoires to form Jardin exotique.[3]

La Colle
Former ward of Monaco
Location in Monaco
Location in Monaco
La Colle is located in France
La Colle
La Colle
Location in relation to France
Coordinates: 43°43′56.64″N 7°25′5.52″E / 43.7324000°N 7.4182000°E / 43.7324000; 7.4182000Coordinates: 43°43′56.64″N 7°25′5.52″E / 43.7324000°N 7.4182000°E / 43.7324000; 7.4182000
Country Monaco
 • Total0.188073 km2 (0.072615 sq mi)
 • Total2,829


La Colle lies on the north western side of the principality, just north of Fontvieille.[5] La Colle is generally considered part of Moneghetti, even though it was its own administrative ward. It runs directly along the neighbouring French towns of Beausoleil and Cap-d'Ail, as well as the Monégasque wards of Les Révoires (formerly), Fontvieille and Moneghetti.[5]


La Colle was the second-smallest ward in Monaco in terms of population (Monaco-Ville is the smallest), as well as the third-smallest in terms of land size. La Colle had a population of 2,829 and an area of 0.11 square kilometres (0.042 sq mi).[6]

Monaco has ten state-operated schools,[7] four private schools and one university; one state school and one private school are located in La Colle.[8]

Princess Grace Hospital, Monaco's only hospital, is located in the westernmost portion of La Colle.[9]


La Colle takes after Fontvieille in being one of the more industrial areas in Monaco.[10] For instance Venturi and its subsidiary Voxan have an eco-friendly factory located here.[11] Its location within Monaco helps to expedite shipping; located more on the outside of the city, manufacturing causes little problem to Monaco's high end tourist industry.[10]

Even though La Colle is more industrialized, there is real estate along the Les Révoires-La Colle border.[12] Because La Colle's location more outside the city center, its real estate sales are generally less.[12] Averaging 13% to 18% less than neighboring Fontvieille or La Condamine.[13]


La Colle is more of an industrial area, but some small hotels can be found here, helping Monaco's high end tourist industry.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Saige, Gustave (1897). Monaco (in French). Imprimerie de Monaco.
  2. ^ Practical Guide to Nice, Monaco, Beaulieu and the Alps (in French). Société des guides Pol. 1907.
  3. ^ a b 2012 Statistics
  4. ^ MAP Technical Reports Series. UNEP. 1989.
  5. ^ a b c Monaco – Geography / About Monaco / Monaco Official Site
  6. ^ Census 2008
  7. ^ The Education System in Monaco Archived 2012-11-03 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Schooling and Education in Monaco". Angloinfo Monaco. Angloinfo. Archived from the original on 2016-08-07. Retrieved 2016-06-15.
  9. ^ Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace – Monaco Archived 2012-11-18 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ a b Monaco – Walks / Places to visit / Monaco Official Site
  11. ^ Venturi aujourd'hui / Entreprise / Accueil – Venturi Archived 2010-10-03 at
  12. ^ a b Real Estate Monaco La Colle
  13. ^ Real Estate Monaco

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