Location: Southeast Europe
Time zone: CET
Total area: 13,812 km²
Land area: 13,452 km²
Water area: 360 km²
Length of the state border: 625 km
Albania: 172 km
Bosnia / Herzegovina: 225 km
Croatia: 25 km
Kosovo: 79 km
Serbia: 124 km
Coastline: 294 km
Electric current: 220 V / 50 Hz
Telephone code: 00 382 (Source: Allcitycodes)
Highest point: Bobotov Kuk 2,522 m
Population: approx. 650,000 residents (Countryaah, 2021)
Population growth: -0.5% per year
Population density (residents per km²): 47
Life expectancy: 72 (male), 78 (female)
Official language: Montenegrin
- 72% Orthodox
- 19% Muslim
- 3% Catholic
- 6% other
In the Mediterranean climate, the summer months are hot and dry.
During the very cold winter months there is always rain and snowfall, especially inland.
Currency / finance
Currency unit: € / Euro (EUR)
Classification: 1 euro = 100 cents
ATMs: only available in larger cities.
International credit cards: These are accepted by many hotels and shops.
Regulations: Foreign and national currencies can be imported in unlimited amounts. The export is limited to the amount of the declared import.
Monetary amounts in euros must be declared on entry from 2,000 euros. Foreign currency from an equivalent value of 1,000 euros.
The declaration document must be kept! Failure to do so can result in the confiscation of foreign currency.
Cash payment is common and the rule in Montenegro.
The following may be carried duty-free:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 g of tobacco
- 2 liters of wine or 1 liter of spirits over 22%
- small amounts of perfume
(Information applies to people aged 18 and over)
Tourists and people in transit can bring items of personal use with them duty-free.
There is currently no country-specific safety notice for Montenegro.
The service industry generates the largest share of the gross domestic product (over 80%). Tourism in particular generates a large proportion of the foreign currency required.
Industries: aluminum processing, mining, food production, steel production, tourism
Natural resources: bauxite, lignite, iron ore, hydropower
- Usable land: 12%
- Grain cultivation: 1%
- other: 87%