Nowadays, we can’t really have a discussion about up and coming tourist destinations without at least mentioning Montenegro. And there sure seems to be a lot of reasons for that. From the majestic canyons and stunning nature to the fabulous beaches, Montenegro is a great reminder that good things come in small packages. Are you planning to visit this lovely country soon? Check out our best articles for some helpful Montenegro travel tips before you go!
Basic Information About Montenegro
Montenegro is home to 631,219 people. Around 45% of the total population consists of ethnic Montenegrins. The main minority ethnic groups are Serbs, Albanians, Croats and others.
The official language is Montenegrin. Also, Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian and Croatian are recognized in usage.
Montenegro’s official currency is the Euro.
With a territory of 13,812 square kilometers. Montenegro is the 40th largest country in Europe. It is a mountainous state in south-west Balkans. Montenegro borders with Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania and the Adriatic Sea.
Montenegro has a Mediterranean climate with four different seasons. The winters (November- February) is normally mild and regularly have temperatures between 0 to 15°C while the summers are relatively hot with the average temperature ranging between 30 and 35°C.
Economy & Budget
Montenegro is an upper-middle income country with a service based economy. The average monthly income is 512 Euro, making Montenegro a relatively budget-friendly country for European standards. Backpackers can survive with around $40 per day, while mid-range travelers spend between $70 and $90 per day on average.
Podgorica is the capital city of Montenegro with the total population of 185,937.