Montenegro, the “Black Mountain”, is a small Balkan state reaching the Adriatic Sea with its varied landscapes.
General information about Montenegro
Situated on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, Montenegro offers scenery from a magnificent coastal area to rugged mountains. The country is the only country in Europe with no motorways but marked hiking trails can be found thousands of kilometers away.
In Montenegro you can still see untouched nature, historic towns and remote villages. The country is suitable for both cultural tourists and active holidaymakers.
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The best time to travel to Montenegro is in the summer. Average temperatures drop to 20 degrees already in May, and the heat will continue until September. June to July is warmest, up to 30 degrees or more. It is usually always cooler in the mountains.
Montenegro is one of the countries that seceded from the former Yugoslavia, the country did not become independent until 2006. Montenegro’s own language is Montenegro, which is practically the Serbo-Croatian language widely spoken in the region, but the tourist is also good at English. Neighboring countries are Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo and Albania.
Although Montenegro does not belong to the European Union, its currency is the euro.
An experienced Finnish-speaking tour guide is always present when traveling to Montegegro.
According to COUNTRYAAH, the population of Montenegro in 2000 was 613,448, ranking number 162 in the world. The population growth rate was -0.220% yearly, and the population density was 45.6178 people per km2.