Travel Information for Montenegro
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1 hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Serbian, Montenegrin Other languages:    Bosnian, Albanian
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.meInternational Dialling Code:    382

For help planning your trip to Montenegro including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Montenegro trip planning page.

Further information on Montenegro

Discover more about Montenegro - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of montenegro

Total area: 14,026 sq km (214 sq km under water)

Coastline: 294 km (Adriatic Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): Albania (172km), Bosnia and Herzegovina (225km), Croatia (25km), Kosovo (79km), Serbia (124km)

Highest mountain: Bobotov Kuk (2,522m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Montenegro from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexHybrid regime 77/167
Economic FreedomModerately Free 66/179
Press FreedomNoticeable problems 112/179
ILGA LGBT rightsSome rights -
Corruption PerceptionsMedium corruption 76/174
Overall Ranking:    62/195

Other Data & Links

Status: Independent Country

Population: 650,036 (rank: 163/196)     Density: 46.3 people/sq km (rank: 133/196)

Ethnic groups: Montenegrin 43%, Serbian 32%, Bosniak 8%, Albanian 5%, other (Muslims, Croats, Roma (Gypsy)) 12% (2003 census)

Religions: Orthodox 74.2%, Muslim 17.7%, Catholic 3.5%, other 0.6%, unspecified 3%, atheist 1% (2003 census)

GDP (PPP): $7.43 billion       GDP per capita: $11,900 (rank: 83/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.