Montenegro may be small in terms of area but it boasts stunning mountainous landscapes, dramatic coastlines, historic monuments and beautiful walled towns.
The coast of Montenegro, thanks to the temperature above 18 degrees during more than 6 months of the year, is one of the hottest and sunniest tourist regions in Europe.
Montenegro has many beaches and bays which are surrounded by the limestone hills of Lovcen and Orjen.
Tourism is becoming popular again, after the Yugoslav Wars and is described by Yahoo Travel as “ranked as the second fastest growing tourism market in the world” after China. The Government of Montenegro has invested a considerable amount of time and money in to making Montenegro a desirable place to invest in and to holiday in.
Montenegro is an independent and sovereign republic that proclaimed its new constitution on 22 October 2007. The President of Montenegro is the head of state, elected for a period of five years through direct elections. Currently the President is Milo Dukanovic as at 2019. The President represents the country at home and abroad and among his other roles he calls for parliamentary elections and proposes a candidate for Prime Minister – the Prime Minister is the head of government. This is currently Dusko Markovic.
At a glance facts
- Currency – the Euro (although not part of the EU)
- Languages – Serbian, Montenegrin, Bosnian, Albanian
- Population -629,219 (2018)
- International Dialling Code – 382