Montenegro is located between 41º 52´-43º 42´ north latitude and 18º26´- 20 º 22´ east longitudes and belongs to the central Mediterranean that is Southern Europe.

To the north it borders Serbia, to the southeast Kosovo and Albania, to the south it is separated from Italy by the Adriatic Sea and to the west it borders Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Official name: Montenegro

Monetary unit: Euro (€)

Area: 13.812 km²

Population: 678,931

Language: Montenegrin

Capital: Podgorica, 187,085 inhabitants – administrative and economic Centre

Royal capital: Cetinje – historical and cultural Centre

Religion: Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Catholic

Government: Parliamentary democracy

International dialling code: +382

Length of borders: 614 km

Length of the sea coast: 293 km

Number of beaches: 117

Length of beaches: 52 km

Longest beach: Velika plaža (Ulcinj) – 13 km

Highest mountain peaks: Maja Rosit (Prokletije) – 2.524 m, Zla Kolata (Prokletije) – 2534m n.v.; Dobra Kolata (Prokletije) – 2528m v.n.; Bobotov Kuk (Durmitor) – 2523 m v.n.

Largest lake: Skadar Lake (391 m²)

Deepest canyon: Tara (1.300 m)

National parks: Durmitor, Biogradska gora, Skadarsko jezero, Lovćen, Prokletije

Largest bay: the Bay of Kotor

Climate: Continental-Mediterranean

Average air temperature: 27.4 ºC (summer)

Maximum sea temperature: 27.1 º C

Average number of sunny days during the year: 240

Swimming season: 180 days

Sea: Dark blue

Transparency of the sea: 38-56 m

Time zone: GTM +1

Electrical power system: 220V/50Hz

Emergency services: Police – 122; Ambulance service – 124; Help on the road: 19807; Fire department: 123; Weather forecast: 044800200

Drives on the: Right