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About Montenegro in detail
Where is Montenegro?
Montenegro, in case, if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 42 26 N 19 16 E otherwise in Europe, in the southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia.
What is the capital city of Montenegro?
The capital city of Montenegro is: Podgorica.
What is the time in Podgorica?
It is 6 hours ahead of Washington, D.C. during Standard Time, the timezone of Podgorica is: UTC+1.
What is the Internet code for Montenegro?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Montenegro is: .me
What is the size of Montenegro?
The territory of Montenegro is total: 13,812 sq km; land: 13,452 sq km, water: 360 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Montenegro is slightly smaller than Connecticut.
If we would like to walk around and discover Montenegro, we can do that by covering a distance of total: 680 km.
What is the water coverage of Montenegro?
We have already mentioned on this website, that what percentage of Montenegro is covered by water (see below), and this includes 293.5 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Montenegro?
The climate of Montenegro is Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland.
Geographical data of Montenegro
The elevation of Montenegro; mean elevation: 1,086 m, elevation extremes; lowest point: Adriatic Sea 0 m, highest point: Bobotov Kuk 2,522 m.
The typical geographical details of Montenegro include highly indented coastline with narrow coastal plain backed by rugged high limestone mountains and plateaus.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Montenegro is strategic location along the Adriatic coast.
Resources and land use of Montenegro
The country’s main mined products are bauxite, hydroelectricity. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 38.2%; arable land 12.9%; permanent crops 1.2%; permanent pasture 24.1%; forest: 40.4%; other: 21.4% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Montenegro
The number of inhabitants of Montenegro is 644,578 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of the population distribution, it is safe to say that highest population density is concentrated in the south, southwest; the extreme eastern border is the least populated area.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 64% of the total population (2015).
Most of the population in Montenegro is concentrated in PODGORICA (capital) 165,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Montenegro
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Montenegrin 45%, Serbian 28.7%, Bosniak 8.7%, Albanian 4.9%, Muslim 3.3%, Roma 1%, Croat 1%, other 2.6%, unspecified 4.9% (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Montenegro
The spoken languages in Montenegro are the following: Serbian 42.9%, Montenegrin (official language) 37%, Bosnian 5.3%, Albanian 5.3%, Serbo-Croat 2%, other 3.5%, unspecified 4% (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Montenegro?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Orthodox 72.1%, Muslim 19.1%, Catholic 3.4%, atheist 1.2%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2.6% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Montenegro
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 15.13% (male 47,983 / female 49,527) 15-24 years: 9.92% (male 29,003 / female 34,907) 25-54 years: 46.83% (male 163,055 / female 138,792) 55-64 years: 13.37% (male 42,998 / female 43,168) 65 years and over: 14.76% (male 38,014 / female 57,131) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Montenegro is -0.35% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Montenegro the birth rate is 10.2 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 9.6 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so childbearing is extended. In Montenegro, the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best-case scenario, although the birth of the children postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as life expectancy also extended. In the case of Montenegro, these figures are. With the introduction of modern medicine, vaccinations, and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Montenegro are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 6.4% of GDP (2014).
Economic data of Montenegro
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Montenegro’s economy is transitioning to a market system. From the beginning of the privatization process in 1999 through 2015, around 85% of Montenegrin state-owned companies have been privatized, including 100% of banking, telecommunications, and oil diMontenegro uses the euro as its domestic currency, though it is not an official member of the euro zone. In January 2007, Montenegro joined the World Bank and IMF, and in December 2011, the WTO. Montenegro began negotiations to join the EC in June, 2012,The government recognizes the need to remove impediments in order to remain competitive and open the economy to foreign investors. The biggest foreign investors in Montenegro are Italy, Norway, Austria, Russia, Hungary and the UK. Net foreign direct invesMontenegro is currently planning major overhauls of its road and rail networks, and possible expansions of its air transportation system. In 2014, the Government of Montenegro selected two Chinese companies to construct a 41 km-long section of the country.
GDP is a prominent figure, as all the relevant calculations and statistics based on it. GDP in Montenegro is $4.242 billion (2015 estimate).
Another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Montenegro is 5.1% (2016 estimate) 3.2% (2015 estimate) 1.8% (2014 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy; remember in 2015, when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Montenegro this is $17,000 (2016 estimate) $16,200 (2015 estimate) $15,700 (2014 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Montenegro produces?
The main agricultural products of Montenegro are tobacco, potatoes, citrus fruits, olives, grapes; sheep.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are steelmaking, aluminum, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on steelmaking, aluminum, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism.
Drinking water source in Montenegro
It is important to mention, that – thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 100% of the population, rural: 99.2% of the population, total: 99.7% of the population. Unimproved: urban: 0% of the population, rural: 0.8% of the population, total: 0.3% of the population (2015 estimate).
The average number of childbirth in Montenegro
In Montenegro, the average number of delivery is N/A.
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Montenegro
The average age of the population is total: 40.2 years; male: 39.3 years, female: 41.3 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Montenegro it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age, when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Montenegro is N/A. It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: citizenship by birth: no. Citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Montenegro. Dual citizenship recognized: no. Residency requirement for naturalization: 10 years.
Is Montenegro a safe destination? Healthcare services and infectious diseases in Montenegro
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and infectious diseases of their destinations. In Montenegro density of the hospital beds is 4 beds / 1,000 population (2011).
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Montenegro the degree of risk: intermediatefood or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrheavectorborne disease: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (2016).
However, HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Montenegro the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: N/A.
Regarding tourism obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate of obese adults in Montenegro is 21.4% (2014).
What are the natural hazards in Montenegro? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Montenegro are destructive earthquakes.
More interesting facts about Montenegro
A few words about the past, as every country and society, is connected to its history; The use of the name Crna Gora or Black Mountain (Montenegro) began in the 13th century in reference to a highland region in the Serbian province of Zeta. The later medieval state of Zeta maintained its existence until 1496 when Montenegro finally fell under Ottoman rule. Over subsequent centuries, Montenegro managed to maintain a level of autonomy within the Ottoman Empire. From the 16th to 19th centuries, Montenegro was a theocracy ruled by a series of bishop princes; in 1852, it transformed into a secular principality. Montenegro was recognized as an independent sovereign principality at the Congress of Berlin in 1878. After World War I, during which Montenegro fought on the side of the Allies, Montenegro was absorbed by the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, which became the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1929; at the conclusion of World War II, it became a constituent republic of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. When the latter dissolved in 1992, Montenegro federated with Serbia, creating the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and, after 2003, shifting to a looser State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. In May 2006, Montenegro invoked its right under the Constitutional Charter of Serbia and Montenegro to hold a referendum on independence from the state union. The vote for severing ties with Serbia barely exceeded 55% – the threshold set by the EU – allowing Montenegro to formally restore its independence on 3 June 2006.
In every nation’s memory, some cornerstones placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Montenegro: 3 June 2006 (from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro).
The flag and other symbols of Montenegro
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, a red field bordered by a narrow golden-yellow stripe with the Montenegrin coat of arms centered; the arms consist of a double-headed golden eagle – symbolizing the unity of church and state – surmounted by a crown; the eagle holds a golden scepter in its right claw and a blue orb in its left; the breast shield over the eagle shows a golden lion passant on a green field in front of a blue sky; the lion is a symbol of episcopal authority and harkens back to the three and a half centuries when Montenegro was ruled as a theocracy.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of national unity is the national anthem. The primary purpose of the anthem is to share the nation’s core values, endeavors, and patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Montenegro: double-headed eagle; national colors: red, gold.
Constitution of Montenegro
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of the United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Montenegro?
Most of the time, the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Montenegro is civil law.
It was Aristotle who founded the Theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have defined the way we still use them. In most democratic countries, the three authorities separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities usually interweaved in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Montenegro, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Assembly or Skupstina (81 seats; members directly elected in a single nationwide constituency by proportional representation vote; members serve 4-year terms)elections: last held on 16 October 2016 (next to be held by October 2020)election results: percent of vote by party/coalition – DPS 41.4%, DF 20.3%, Key Coalition, 11.1%, DCG 10.0%, SDP 5.2%, SD 3.3%, BS, 3.2%, Albanians Decisively 1.3%, HGI .5%, other 3.7%; seats by party/coalition – DPS 36, DF 18, Key Coalition 9, DCG 8, SDP 4, SD 2, BS 2, Albanians Decisively 1, HGI 1.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Montenegro
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of unemployment rate. Still, as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Montenegro the labor force is 263,200 (2014 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Montenegro is total: N/A, male: N/A, female: N/A – as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Montenegro is 18.5% (2014 estimate).
Widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the wealth of the poorest half of the world’s population.
In Montenegro, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: N/A.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index named after its founder Corrado Gini, an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one of the criteria concentrated on the territory. In Montenegro, the GINI index is .26,2 (2013 estimate).
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less, is a subjective measure. It varies by country; its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the most deficient 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Montenegro the people living under the poverty line is N/A.
About the budget and central governments debt of Montenegro
The available budget mainly defines the state’s economy. The budget of Montenegro is; revenues: $1.56 billion, expenditures: $1.63 billion (2014 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 36.8% of GDP (2014 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Montenegro is the calendar year.
In the country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state’s local, federal, and central government debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Montenegro
A few further interesting and relevant economic data are the following; Inflation rate: 0.5% (2016 estimate), 1.6% (2015 estimate), and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 9.22% (31 December 2014 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Montenegro
Montenegro, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Montenegro is: $370.2 million (2014 estimate), $489.2 million (2012 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: N/A.
The most important export partners of Montenegro are the Croatia 22.7%, Serbia 22.7%, Slovenia 7.8% (2012 estimate).
Renewable energies used in Montenegro
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies have to replace fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Montenegro, the indicator of how much of the country’s produced energy coming from the hydroelectric source, is 75.3% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy produced is 0% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Montenegro, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Montenegro; modern telecommunications system with access to European satellitesdomestic: GSM mobile-cellular service, available through multiple providers with national coverage, is growinginternational: country code – 382; 2 international switches connect the national system (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Montenegro
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Montenegro: 5 (2013), and the number of heliports: 1 (2012).
The total length of the roadways in Montenegro: total: 7,762 km, paved: 7,141 km, unpaved: 621 km (2010).
The total length of the waterways in Montenegro: N/A.
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Facts & data about Montenegro
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Montenegro, local long form: none, local short form: Crna Gora, former: People’s Republic of Montenegro, Socialist Republic of Montenegro, Republic of Montenegro, etymology: the country’s name locally as well as in most Western European languages means “black mountain” and refers to the dark coniferous forests on Mount Lovcen and the surrounding area.
|Abbrevation: Montenegro||Geographic coordinates:|
42 30 N, 19 18 E
|Country location: Europe|
|Capital of Montenegro: Podgorica||GPS of the Capital:|
42 26 N 19 16 E
|Position: Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia|
|Land area: total: 13,812 sq km; land: 13,452 sq km, water: 360 sq km||Terrain: highly indented coastline with narrow coastal plain backed by rugged high limestone mountains and plateaus||Area comparative: slightly smaller than Connecticut|
|Population: 644,578 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: -0.35% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 0.97 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 0.83 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.17 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 1 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.66 male(s) / female, total population: 0.99 male(s) / female (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $370.2 million (2014 estimate), $489.2 million (2012 estimate)||Imports: $1.982 billion (2014 estimate), $2.4 billion (2012 estimate)||Import partners: Serbia 29.3%, Greece 8.7%, China 7.1% (2012 estimate)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 64% of the total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): PODGORICA (capital) 165,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 40.2 years; male: 39.3 years, female: 41.3 years (2016 estimate)|
|Internet users: total: 418,000. Percent of the population: 64.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 154,448. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 24 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 1.008 million. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 156 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 18.5% (2014 estimate)||Nationality: Montenegrin(s) adjective: Montenegrin||National holidays: National Day, 13 July (1878, the day the Berlin Congress recognized Montenegro as the 27th independent state in the world, and 1941, the day the Montenegrins staged an uprising against Nazi occupiers and sided with the partisan Communist movement)|
|Life expectancy at birth: N/A||Total fertility rate: N/A||Birthrate: 10.2 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write. Total population: 98.7%; male: 99.5%, female: 98% (2015 estimate)||Legal system: civil law||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: steelmaking, aluminum, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism||Industrial production growth rate: 4.5% (2013 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 5.1% (2016 estimate) 3.2% (2015 estimate) 1.8% (2014 estimate)|
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