Destination Montenegro

A Balkan Country in the Southeast Europe, Montenegro offers its visitors unchallenged natural beauties.

It has a short coastline yet one of the Mediterranean’s most picturesque and small historical towns along this coast are lined like jewels.

Today, Montenegro is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe thanks to these jewels with their cultural and historical heritage, superb accommodation facilities, beautiful beaches, crystal clear sea, delicious cuisine and a very entertaining nightlife.

Just of the Adriatic coast, Balkan Peninsula’s largest lake, Skadar is located with its very interesting flora and fauna. This is also the wine growing region of Montenegro where native grapes Vranac and other varieties are grown.

Further inland is country’s capital Podgorica lies in one of Montenegro’s flatlands. Podgorica is a modern town today and constantly growing to be a vibrant city and a cultural center.

Northern parts of Montenegro is home to its high mountains, canyons, rivers, national parks and ski resorts.

Official Name: Montenegro (Crna Gora)
Government: Parliamentary Republic (gained independence in 2006)
Capital: Podgorica (population 185.000)
Other Cities: Cetinje (Royal Capital, cultural and historical center),
Niksic, Herceg Novi, Kotor (a UNESCO Heritage Site), Tivat, Budva, Bar, Ulcinj
International Airports: Podgorica and Tivat
Area: 13.812 km²
Population: 620 000
Total Borderline: 614 km (14 km with Croata, 225 km with Bosnia and Herzegovina 203 km with Serbia and 172 km with Albania
Total Coastline: 293 km (52 km of total 117 beaches with 13 km Velika plaža in Ulcinj being the longest one)
Time Zone: GMT+1 in winter, GMT+2 in summer
Currency: EURO
Language: Montenegrin (other languages spoken are Serbian, Coratian, Bosnian and Albanian)
Climate: Continental inland Montenegro and Mediterranean coastal Montenegro. Average temperatures varybetween 27,1°C in July and 5°C in January 240 days of sunshine a year and 180 days of swimming .
National Parks: Durmitor 39.000ha (1300 m deep Tara Canyon, Europe’s deepest is located here). This is a UNESCO Heritage Site
Lovćen  6.220ha
Biogradska Gora 5.650ha
 Skadarsko jezero 40.000ha
Prokletije 1.052 ha
Largest Lake: Skadar Lake 391 m²
National Holidays:  01 January:New Year
01 May:  International Labour's Day
21 May:Independence Day
13 July:National Holiday of Montenegro
International Calling code: 382 
Important Numbers: Information:1181
Exact time: 125
Fire department :123
Police and Emergency:122 or 112
Emergency :124
Electrical Power:220V/50Hz
Mobile Operators:  T-Com, Telenor, M-Tel
Economy: Tourism, Agriculture (wheat, olives, vineyards), Industry