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|Quarter and Ward of Monaco|
|Fontvieille harbor. To left with the high rise buildings is Monte Carlo.|
|• Land||0.237283 km2 (0.091615 sq mi)|
Location in Monaco
By broad definition, it is one of the four traditional quartiers. However, it is more specifically one of the ten modern "Wards of Monaco", its traditional area also including the modern Wards of Moneghetti, Les Revoires, and La Colle.
History and features
The name comes from the Middle Ages and means the cultivable land at the foot of a village or castle. Today the port of Monaco and a thriving business district of 0.02 sq mi or 0.052 km2 are located in La Condamine. After a recent expansion of Port Hercule La Condamine has been expanded by 0.02 sq mi or 0.052 km2 which was completed in 2010.
Part of the Formula 1 racetrack snakes through the ward and part of the harbor.
The yacht belonging to the Prince of Monaco is usually berthed in La Condamine's large harbour, the Port of Hercules.
- "Princess Antoinette Park". Visit Monaco - Princess Antoinette Park. Visit Monaco. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
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