Where is Montenegro?

Montenegro is a European country covering 13,812.00 km2 of which 2.61% is water and 13,452.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 39th smallest country in the world and slightly smaller than Connecticut. Its geographic coordinates are 42 30 N, 19 18 E and Podgorica is the capital city.

Montenegro has a 680.00 km border with Albania (186 km), Bosnia and Herzegovina (242 km), Croatia (19 km), Kosovo (76 km) and Serbia (157 km). The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

The name Montenegro comes from the term "black mountain".

Its ISO code is ME.

Geography

It is located in Southeastern Europe. Montenegro has a mean elevation of 1,086 m above sea level.

it has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and cold winters. Its terrain is mostly rugged with high limestone mountains and plateaus.

Population

Montenegro has a population of 644,578 making it the 166th largest in the world. The majority of the population is concentrated in the south.

Serbian and Montenegrin are the most commonly spoken languages. The major ethnic groups include Montenegrin, Serbian, Bosniak, and Albanian. The majority of the country is Orthodox Christian.

The dialing code for the country is 382.

Government

Montenegro is an independent country. It gained independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro in 2006. Its constitution was last ratified in 2007.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Montenegro's GDP is $10,610,000,000.00 (USD) with $17,000.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 157th largest economy and its citizens the 93rd richest in the world. The currency of Montenegro is the Euro (EUR).

Its major export partners are Croatia, Serbia, and Slovenia. Its major import partners are Serbia, Greece, and China.