Largest Cities in Montenegro
Facts about Montenegro
Official languages: Serbian, Hungarian, Bosnian, Albanian, Croatian
Area: 14,026 km²
Population: 666,730 residents
Population density: 47.54 residents per km²
Internet TLD: .me
ISO codes: ME, MNE, 499
The prefix for Montenegro is +382
Montenegro is a republic on the southeastern Adriatic coast in southeastern Europe. It borders with Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo and Albania. in Southeast Europe.
After being part of Yugoslavia for almost ninety years, Montenegro became independent again on June 3, 2006. With around 650,000 residents and an area of 13,812 square kilometers, the Balkan state is one of the smaller states in Europe – somewhat smaller in area than Schleswig-Holstein. The capital is Podgorica.
The main industry is tourism on the Montenegrin coast.
Montenegro is a member of the United Nations, the WTO, the OSCE and the Council of Europe. In addition, Montenegro is an official candidate for membership of the European Union and NATO.
Biggest Cities of Montenegro by Population
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The capital of Montenegro is called Podgorica. All important political institutions are housed here. Until the 1990s the city was called Titograd, after the former ruler in Yugoslavia named Tito. The current name means “foot of the hill”. 185,000 people live in Podgorica.
The city is also the cultural center of Montenegro. Due to the earlier siege by the Ottomans, the architecture was also influenced by Turkish influence. There are also important sights such as the National Theater and several galleries and museums. The Millennium Bridge, opened in 2005, spans the Morača River and has become the city’s landmark.