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Montenegro

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Montenegro (Montenegrin: Crna Gora ), Italian for “Black Mountain”, is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe. It borders Croatia on the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina on the northwest, Serbia on the northeast, Kosovo on the east, and Albania on the south-east. Podgorica serves as the capital and biggest city, while Cetinje is recognized as the Old Royal Capital (prijestonica).

In the ninth century, the area of Montenegro was divided between three Serbian principalities: Duklja, approximately equivalent to the southern half, Travunia, to the west, and Rascia, to the north. In 1042, archon Stefan Vojislav launched a rebellion that established Duklja’s independence and the Vojislavljevi dynasty. Duklja flourished under the leadership of Vojislav’s son Mihailo (1046–81) and grandson Bodin (1081–1101). By the thirteenth century, Zeta had supplanted Duklja as the name for the kingdom. Southern Montenegro (Zeta) fell under the control of the Bali noble family in the late 14th century, then the Crnojevi noble family in the 15th century, and by the 15th century, Zeta was more often referred to as Crna Gora (Venetian: monte negro). From 1496 until 1878, large parts were ruled by the Ottoman Empire. Venice and its predecessors, the First French Empire and Austria-Hungary, ruled portions. From 1515 until 1851, the rulers were the prince-bishops (vladikas) of Cetinje. From 1697 until 1918, the nation was governed by the House of Petrovi-Njego. It was a part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia from 1918 to 1945, when it was replaced by SFR Yugoslavia, then FR Yugoslavia, and finally by the state union of Serbia and Montenegro in 2003. Montenegro proclaimed independence on 3 June 2006, after a referendum conducted on 21 May 2006.

Montenegro is a member of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Council of Europe, the Central European Free Trade Agreement, and is a founding member of the Union for the Mediterranean. Montenegro is also a prospective member of the European Union and NATO. Montenegro accepted an official invitation to join NATO on 2 December 2015, making it the 29th member nation. This invitation was intended to initiate final accession negotiations.

Montenegro | Introduction

Tourism Montenegro boasts a beautiful shoreline as well as a hilly northern area. In the 1980s, the country was a popular tourist destination. Nonetheless, the Yugoslav conflicts waged in neighboring countries throughout the 1990s devastated the tourism sector and harmed Montenegro's reputation for years. The Montenegrin Adriatic coast is 295 kilometers...

How To Travel To Montenegro

By plane The major international airport in Montenegro is Podgorica. It is located 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) south of Podgorica. It serves as a hub for Montenegro Airlines, the country's main airline. The minibus, which typically waits in front of the terminal, may take you from the airport to the center...

How To Travel Around Montenegro

By train There is a local rail service that runs from Bar to Bijelo Polje, passing via Podgorica, Kolasin, and Mojkovac. It is the cheapest method to go from north to south and vice versa, however the service is not of great quality. In recent months, Montenegro acquired new trains...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Montenegro

The majority of international visitors arrive in Montenegro via plane, road from Croatia, or sometimes by sea from Italy. Tourists from Bosnia, Serbia, Kosovo, and Albania mostly utilize the land routes from those countries. Holders of travel documents containing a valid Schengen visa, a valid visa from the United States...

Destinations in Montenegro

Regions in Montenegro Montenegro is officially split into 21 municipalities, which are further subdivided into five regions: Bay of KotorThis bay is regarded as one of Europe's most beautiful, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in its whole. It contains Perast and Kotor, as well as other typical Mediterranean...

Things To See in Montenegro

Despite its tiny size, Montenegro has magnificent alpine scenery, dramatic shore lines, ancient monuments, and really lovely walled towns. Montenegro's shoreline is equally as beautiful as that of its more well-known neighbor, Croatia, and it's no surprise that its major tourist sites may become busy in the summer. However,...

Things To Do in Montenegro

Festivals Montenegro offers a plethora of local festivals that are well worth attending, ranging from traditional music performances to local celebrations with free food and beverages. Typically, wine and shellfish are served. Bokeska Noc (3rd week of August) - Celebrations beneath masks near Kotor's famous fortifications, where a terrible figure is burnt...

Food & Drinks in Montenegro

Food in Montenegro Apart from hotels in towns and summer resorts that offer half-board and full-board accommodation, as well as those along roads and communication lines such as restaurants, pizza places, taverns, fast food restaurants, and cafes, there is a selection of national restaurants that serve traditional Montenegrin cuisine. Montenegro provides...

Money & Shopping in Montenegro

Montenegro uses the euro. It is one of many European nations that utilize this common currency. All euro banknotes and coins are legal tender in all countries. One euro is split into 100 cents. The euro is denoted by the symbol € and has the ISO code EUR. The cent has...

Festivals & Holidays in Montenegro

Official holidays State and other holidays are all non-working days. Religious holidays are days off from work for particular religious groups. Please keep in mind that if the first day of State and Other Holidays occurs on a Sunday, the following two working days are non-working days. Furthermore, if the second...

Traditions & Customs in Montenegro

Short pants are generally not allowed in public places (hospitals, etc.). When visiting monasteries and cathedrals, dress modestly. Taking off the lower half of a swimsuit on a beach would certainly cause a fuss and is usually reserved for authorized nudist beaches. When toasting and clutching glasses, you must look the...

Internet & Communications in Montenegro

Wi-Fi Customers may connect to Wi-Fi in cafes and cafeterias, and most hotels provide Wi-Fi in common areas for their guests. Wi-Fi is also available in certain major tourist locations. When utilizing unprotected wifi networks, keep security in mind. Mobile phones and SIM cards Sim cards for mobile phones are currently available for...

Language & Phrasebook in Montenegro

Montenegrin is the official language. It is almost identical to Serbian, Croatian, and Bosnian. Albanian is widely spoken in municipalities with an Albanian majority (Ulcinj) or a significant minority (Plav, Gusinje), as well as the Malesia area in Podgorica municipality. Slovenian and Macedonian may also be spoken. Despite the...

Culture Of Montenegro

Throughout history, a number of influences have influenced Montenegro's culture. Orthodox, Slavic, Central European, and maritime Adriatic cultures (particularly in areas of Italy, such as the Republic of Venice) have had the most impact in recent centuries. Montenegro has numerous important cultural and historical sites, including pre-Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque...

History Of Montenegro

Ancient times The Illyrians were the earliest known inhabitants of the area, coming in the late Iron Age. By 1000 BC, the Illyrian language and civilization had spread across the Balkans. Interaction between tribes was not always amicable — hill forts were the most frequent type of habitation – but...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Montenegro

Montenegro is a relatively safe nation. There are a lot of criminal activities in the country, like in other nations, but police forces are usually quick in their tasks. The number is 122, as is the international distress call number 112. It is advised that you stick to the...

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