flag Montenegro Montenegro: Introduction

Capital: Podgorica


Total Population: 621,718
Natural Increase: -0.0%
Density: 46 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 67.5%
Population of main cities: Podgorica (151,000); Niksic (57,000); Pljevlja (19,200); Cetinje (14,000); Bar (13,500); Budva (13,400); Bijelo Polje (12,900); Berane (11,100); Herceg Novi (11,100); Ulcinj (10,700)
Ethnic Origins: The population is diverse with about 45% Montenegrins, 29% Serbs, 9% Bosniaks and 5% Albanians, as well as others. (Statistical Office of Montenegro)
Official Language: Montenegrin
Other Languages Spoken: Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, Croatian
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Montenegro is at a crossroads of cultures and religions. The population is mainly Christian with 74% Orthodox and 4% Catholic. Islam is well placed with 18%.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Podgorica

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Euro (EUR)

Country Overview

Area: 13,810 km²
Type of State: Montenegro is a multi-party parliamentary republic.
Type of Economy: Transition country. It joined the World Bank and the IMF in 2007, and is also a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO)..
Economy driven by the development of tourism and private consumption
HDI*: 0.802/1
HDI (World Rank): 49/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Montenegro, dial Since 1 October 2007, the telephone code for Montenegro has been 382. For mobile phones, there are two codes for the country: 220 and 297; from 1 October 2011, only 297 will be used.
To call Montenegro, dial +382
Internet Suffix: .me
Telephone Lines: 25.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 56.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 2,2832,6133,0102,9092,402
Exports of Goods (million USD) 361421472465419
Imports of Services (million USD) n/a588723744545
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,3961,5901,8321,895758

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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