Wild Beauty as it is often called. Montenegro is one of the latest hits in the Medditerranean. With beautiful countryside and charming old towns Montenegro can realy be a jump into the wilderness.
Southeastern Europe. Bordering Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Kosovo.
13.182 sq km
Montenegrin (43%), Serbs (32%), Bosnians, Albanians
Montenegrin. Croatian and Serbian.
Podgorica (150.000 inhabitants)
Euro (€) Not member of EU and monetary union.
First mention in 854. Until 14th century independent. Later under Ottomans. Independent from 1878. From 1918 part of Yugoslavia and again independent from 2006
Mixture of meditterranean along the coast and Alpine in the highlands.
Kotor, Boka Kotorska, Budva, Tara river, Skadar lake, Cetinje, Durmitor, Lovčen, Ostrog,
Montenegro can be divided in two main parts. The littoral with medditerranen towns and the highlands.