About Montenegro

About Montenegro

Someone once said that at the moment of the Earth creation the most beautiful merge of the land and the sea occurred on the Montenegrin coast.

Montenegro is a country situated in southeast of Europe with a total area of 13,812 km² and a total population of 657,000 inhabitants according to the last census.

Montenegro is a parliamentary republic. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the southwest and is bordered by Croatia to the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the northwest, Serbia to the northeast, Kosovo to the east, and Albania to the southeast, while the coastal part of the sea along the international water borders with Italy.


The Montenegrin coast is 293.50 km long..

The Capital is Podgorica and the Old Royal Capital is Cetinje.

The official language is Montenegrin and the official alphabets are Latin and Cyrillic respectively.

Montenegro uses the Euro as its national currency.

In referendum in 2006, Montenegro regained its independence.

Despite its small territory, Montenegro boasts an abundance of natural beauties as well as numerous monuments and relatively warm climate. Within such a small area, one can see a big difference both in the relief and in the climate.

One of the advantages of the small area is that in one day you can reach from the far south to the north of the country and get to know all the benefits of this picturesque country.

Montenegro has been declared the first ecological state in the world.

It is classified into the group of Mediterranean countries; however, it is also a mountainous country. 60% of the territory of Montenegro is situated at the altitude exceeding 1,000 m.

The most famous mountains are Durmitor, Bjelasica, Lovcen, Sinjajevina indifferent.

The coastline is abundant with a large number of beaches that are less accessible and that can only be reached by boat, while there are many other town beaches that are just a step away from your accommodation facility.

The most famous among them are Velika Plaza in Ulcinj, Jaz in Budva, Plavi Horizonti in Tivat, beaches on the Lustica Peninsula in Herceg Novi, etc. One thing is for sure: each of them takes your breath away, due to their exceptional beauty and virgin nature.

Montenegro has 5 National Parks (Biogradska Gora, Skadar Lake, Lovcen, Durmitor and Prokletije), which are characterized as the regions of exceptional beauty and rare natural phenomena.


Montenegro is featured also by an abundance of rivers with crystal clear water and full body originating from heavy precipitation.

The water in the rivers is extremely pure and unpolluted, suitable for rafting, fishing and other water sports.

The most famous and the longest among them is the river Tara which is also known as the ``Tear of Europe``, which runs through the deepest canyon in Europe situated in the Durmitor National Park

No less significant and beautiful are the other Montenegrin rivers: Moraca, Zeta, Lim, Bojana etc.

Of the many natural beauties of which Montenegro is abundant special place belongs to its lakes. We only highlight the most famous ones and let everyone who comes to Montenegro get convinced of the beauty of all the others.

One thing is for sure, visiting each of them will leave a strong imprint in the memory of every visitor.

The Biograd, Skadar and Black Lake are the most famous lakes because they belong to the national parks and not the less significant are the Kapetanovo Lake, Grahovo Lake, Zabojsko Lake, Bukumirsko Lake and others.