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flag Montenegro Montenegro: Introduction

Capital: Podgorica


Total Population: 622,781
Natural Increase: 0.1%
Density: 46 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 64.2%
Population of main cities: Podgorica (150,977); Niksic (56,970); Pljevlja (19,136)
Ethnic Origins: The population is diverse with about 45% Montenegrins, 29% Serbs, 9% Bosniaks and 5% Albanians, as well as others.
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: It 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.



Low: -1°  |  High: 3°

Humidity: 62%  |  Wind: 11.27 km/h
Sunrise: 6:18 am  |  Sunset: 5:33 pm

Source: Yahoo Weather, Podgorica


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 (.yu)
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 20122013201420152016
Imports of Goods (million USD) 2,3362,3492,3672,0492,283
Exports of Goods (million USD) 469494441353361
Imports of Services (million USD) 438441437459n/a
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,2111,3171,3681,3471,396

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017


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Last Updates: November 2017