Last updated on July 2nd, 2020
Some statistics about Montenegro
34. The country was the first in the world to have a national printing house.
35. On June 26, 2006, it became the 192nd member of the United Nations.
36. A person who shows virtues of: integrity, dignity, humility, self-sacrifice for the just cause, respect for others and rectitude along with bravery is well respected in the country.
37. It is customary for visiting guests to bring a bottle of wine and a box of coffee when invited by someone for a meal or celebration.
38. The majority of the country’s population, almost 47%, is between the ages of 25 and 54.
39. 64% of its total population is urbanized, and the country spends 6.5% of its GDP on health care.
40. There are more than a million mobile subscriptions and 160,000 fixed-line telephone connections in Montenegro.
41. The country has a high literacy rate of almost 99%.
42. Montenegro’s country TLD (“Top Level Domain”) for the internet, .ME, is just eight years old. It was allotted to the country on September 24, 2007. They are also sharing .ME with the rest of the world. Though .ME is used internally within the country, you can also register a domain with a .ME extension. .ME domains are very popular in the U.S. It is a popular extension for personal websites and for people who want to register their site as “name.me.”
43. Despite its small size, there are five airports in this world-famous tourist destination.
44. 60% of its population uses the internet.
45. There is 250 km of railway network in the country, and just one heliport.
46. As per the CIA facts sheet about Montenegro, there are 3,296 stateless people living in the country (2014).
47. Montenegro does not mint, issue or print euro coins or notes. It imports them from other countries that are part of the Eurozone.
Montenegro – country at a glance
|Independence||3 June 2006 (from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro)|
|Area||total: 13,812 sq km|
land: 13,452 sq km
water: 360 sq km
|Population||609,859 (July 2020 est.)|
|Suffrage||18 years of age; universal|
|National anthem||"Oj, svijetla majska zoro" (Oh, Bright Dawn of May)|
|National symbols||double-headed eagle|
|National colors||red, gold|
|Government type||parliamentary republic|
|Prime Minister||Duško Marković|
|Borders||Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania and the Adriatic Sea.|
|Religion||Montenegro is a multireligious country. Although Orthodox Christianity is the dominant form of religion, there are also sizable numbers of adherents of both Islam and Catholic Christianity.|
|Life expectancy||77.3 years (2020)|
Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
|Climate||Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland|
|Terrain||highly indented coastline with narrow coastal plain backed by rugged high limestone mountains and plateaus|
|Mean elevation||1,086 m|
|Lowest point||Adriatic Sea 0 m|
|Highest point||Bobotov Kuk 2,522 m|
|Birth rate||11.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)|
|Death rate||10.4 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)|
|Sex ratio||0.971 male(s)/female (2020est.)|
|Industries||steelmaking, aluminum, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism|
|Exports||$422.2 million (2017 est.)|
|Imports||$2.618 billion (2017 est.)|
|GDP - per capita (PPP)||$17,800 (2017 est.)|
|Internet country code||.me|
|Time Zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|Drives on the||Right|
|Table last updated||March 27, 2020|