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Montenegro

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Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe on the Adriatic Sea. It borders Bosnia and Herzegovina to the north; Serbia and the disputed country of Kosovo to the east, Albania to the south and Croatia to the west. Montenegro has an area of 13,812 square kilometres and a population of 614,249, most of whom are Orthodox Christians. Its capital Podgorica is one of the twenty-three municipalities in the country. Cetinje is designated as the Old Royal Capital.

Since 1990, the sovereign state of Montenegro has been governed by the Democratic Party of Socialists and its minor coalition partners. Classified by the World Bank as an upper middle-income country, Montenegro is a member of the UN, NATO, the World Trade Organization, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the Council of Europe and the Central European Free Trade Agreement. It is a founding member of the Union for the Mediterranean.

Good to Know

Country
Montenegro
Visa Requirements
Visa in not needed for EU citizens.
Languages spoken
Montenegrin, Serbian
Currency used
Euro)
Area (km2)
13,812 km2

Municipalities

The municipalities are the first level administrative subdivisions of Montenegro. The country is divided into 23 municipalities including the Old Royal Capital Cetinje and the Podgorica Capital City. Podgorica is divided into one subdivisions called city municipality (Montenegrin Latin: gradska opština), forming the basic level of local government.