Basic Facts

Surface 13.812km2
Population 650,000 inhabitants
Capital Podgorica - 150,000 inhabitants
Old Royal Capital Cetinje - 14,000 inhabitants
Coastline 294km with 117 beaches
Time Zone CET/CEST (Central European Time)
Electric current 230V/50Hz
Calling Code +382
Currency EUR
Phone Numbers
  • 112 - Emergency
  • 122 - Police
  • 123 - Fire Brigade
  • 124 - Ambulance
  • 134 - Trafic Info
Mobile Operators
  • m:tel
  • Telenor
  • T-Mobile

Interesting Facts

Deepest Canyon 1,333m - Tara River Canyon (deepest in Europe)
Largest Vineyard 23km2 with 11.5 million grapevines (largest in Europe)
Longest Sand Beach 13km - Long Beach Ulcinj (longest in Adriatic)
Largest Lake 530km2 - Lake Skadrar (largest in Balkans)
Highest Peak 2,534m - Zla Kolata, Prokletije

Montenegrin Climate

Montenegro enjoys two different climates: the coast has a pleasant Mediterranean climate with 240 sunny days a year. Summers are hot and dry with temperature between 30 and 35 ºC. Winters are mild and wet. Podgorica, the capital city is one of the hottest in Europe during summer with temperature sometimes above 40ºC. Once you climb above 1,200m during summer, you’ll be chilled by the fresh mountain air and temperatures around 25ºC.

Montenegro Visa Regime

Generally, if you have a valid passport issued by the EU Member-States, the United States of America, the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Iceland, the Swiss Confederation, Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand, or Japan and you plan to stay less than 30 days in Montenegro, there is no visa hustle for you.

Montenegro has a reciprocal visa regime and the best way to find out if you need visa is to check the following link: Montenegro Visa Regime

Currency and ATMs

Even though the Montenegro is not part of the European Union, the official currency in Montenegro is EURO.

There are ATM machines throughout Montenegro. The majority of establishments and ATMs will accept credit cards such as Visa, Maestro and MasterCard. American Express and Diners have limited admittance.