Culture of Monaco
People in Monaco speak the French language. The linguistic diversity of Monaco is rather diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Monaco is 0.7305. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 100% of Monaco's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Monaco. The rate of urbanization in Monaco is considered to be 0.3. According to data on inbound tourists in Monaco, 328,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Monaco is called 'Hymne Monégasque', which in English means 'Monégasque Anthem'. It was adopted in 1848. The lyrics have been written by Louis Notari and the music has been composed by Charles Albrecht.
The first McDonalds in Monaco was opened on 20 November 1992, and it was located in Monte Carlo. At the moment Monaco has 4 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 41% of the population of Monaco are obese.
The rate of alcohol consumption in Monaco and the relative distribution of different alcohol types are unknown, which might indicate the lack of traditional alcohol distribution industry.
One of the most popular national dishes of Monaco is barbagiuan. Other national dishes include socca.