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Montenegro

COUNTRY GUIDE

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MONTENEGRO
(pronounced - mon-tuh-nee-grow | mɒntɪˈnɛgrəʊ)
OFFICIAL NAME: Montenegro
DEMONYMS: Montenegrin, European
Montenegro is part of the Southern Europe region in the continent of Europe. The name Montenegro is believed to have derived from the Venetian term meaning black mountain. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 14 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is Montenegrin, the capital city is Podgorica, and the main currency used is the Euro.
LGBTQIA+ Equality Index
High
LGBTQIA+ Dollar
c.113 million
LGBTQIA+ Population
c.16.5 thousand
ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGES
No
RECOGNISE GENDER CHANGE
Yes
BANNING GAY CONVERSION THERAPY
No

Geography

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CAPITAL

Podgorica

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REGION

Southern Europe

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CONTINENT

Europe

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

14026

(square kilometers)

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SURROUNDING OCEAN(S)

Atlantic Ocean

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Name in other languages

learn the literal translations of the country’s name in twelve of the most popular languages
English Flag
English
Montenegro
Mandarin Flag
Mandarin
黑山
Dutch Flag
Dutch
Montenegro
Spanish Flag
Spanish
Montenegro
Arabic Flag
Arabic
الجبل الأسود
Portuguese Flag
Portuguese
Montenegro
French Flag
French
Monténégro
Hebrew Flag
Hebrew
מונטנגרו
Russian Flag
Russian
Черногория
German Flag
German
Montenegro
Hindi Flag
Hindi
मोंटेनेग्रो
Japanese Flag
Japanese
モンテネグロ

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NOTIFICATIONS

LAST UPDATED:  April 25, 2023
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  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • The country has some or many progressive laws, and the LGBGTQIA+ community living and visiting have equal rights in many areas. Generally, it is likely safe to travel in cities; however, some discretion may be required in rural or less populated areas. It is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country has some laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has laws in place that bans all forms of discrimination. Laws that protect those community members living or visiting from discrimination
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Government

| INFORMATION

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MONTENEGRO
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF MONTENEGRO
ministarstvo vanjskih poslova u vladi crne gore
The foreign office or ministry is typically a department within a government that focuses on promoting that particular country and what it represents worldwide. The department will often highlight national security, travel restrictions, visa requirements and all relevant foreign policies
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MONTENEGRO
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
ministarstvo zdravlja
The health office or ministry is typically a department or organisation within a government that focuses on all things relating to health. The department will often highlight travel restrictions, vaccination requirements, pandemics, outbreaks, and relevant health-related information
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
поздрав [pozdrav] | pozdrav | pozdrav
HI
ћао [chao] | bok | zdravo
HOW ARE YOU?
како си? [kako si?] | kako si? | kako si?
GOOD MORNING
добро јутро [dobro jutro] | dobro jutro | dobro jutro
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
ја сам добро, а ви? [ja sam dobro, a vi?] | dobro sam. a ti? | ja sam dobro a ti?
GOOD AFTERNOON
добар дан [dobar dan] | dobar dan | dobar dan
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
како се зовеш? [kako se zovesh?] | kako se zoveš? | kako se zoveš?
GOOD NIGHT
лаку ноћ [laku noch] | laku noć | laku noc
MY NAME IS…
зовем се ... | zovem se ... | zovem se ...
WELCOME
добродошли [dobrodoshli] | dobrodošli | dobrodošli
NICE TO MEET YOU
драго ми је да смо се упознали [drago mi je da smo se upoznali] | lijepo vas upoznati | drago mi je što smo se upoznali
GOODBYE
збогом [zbogom] | doviđenja | zbogom
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
говорите ли енглески? [govorite li engleski?] | govoriš li engleski? | govoriš li engleski?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Serbian | Montenegrin | Croatian | Bosnian
Official Language(s) spoken in Montenegro
The emergency service numbers within Montenegro to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
хитна помоћ (hitna pomoch) (montenegrin)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
полиција (policija) (montenegrin)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
пожар (pozhar) (montenegrin)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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EMERGENCY
хитан [hitan] | hitan | vanredno stanje
HELP ME
помозите ми [pomozite mi] | pomozi mi | pomozi mi
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
где је најближа болница? [gde je najblizha bolnica?] | gdje je najbliža bolnica? | gdje je najbliža bolnica?
STOP
зауставити [zaustaviti] | stop | stop
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
где је најближа апотека? [gde je najblizha apoteka?] | gdje je najbliža ljekarna? | gdje je najbliža ljekarna?
HOSPITAL
болница [bolnica] | bolnica | bolnica
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
где је полицијска станица? | gdje je policijska postaja? | gdje je policijska stanica?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

382

INTERNET SUFFIX

.me

LANGUAGES

Serbian, Montenegrin, Croatian, Bosnian

CURRENCY

NAME:
Euro
SYM:
DIVISION:
100 cents

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
2
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug F

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CLIMATE

Podgorica

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
18.2°C | 64.7°F
02| FEB
18.1°C | 64.6°F
03| MAR
17.2°C | 62.9°F
04| APR
14.8°C | 58.6°F
05| MAY
13.4°C | 56.1°F
06| JUN
11.3°C | 52.4°F
07| JUL
10.5°C | 50.9°F
08| AUG
11.1°C | 52.0°F
09| SEP
12.1°C | 53.8°F
10| OCT
12.8°C | 55.1°F
11| NOV
14.2°C | 57.6°F
12| DEC
16.4°C | 61.5°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
11.8°C | 53.3°F
02| FEB
11.6°C | 52.8°F
03| MAR
11.3°C | 52.4°F
04| APR
9.6°C | 49.2°F
05| MAY
8.3°C | 46.9°F
06| JUN
6.3°C | 43.4°F
07| JUL
5.7°C | 42.2°F
08| AUG
6.2°C | 43.2°F
09| SEP
6.8°C | 44.3°F
10| OCT
7.2°C | 44.9°F
11| NOV
8.1°C | 46.5°F
12| DEC
10.1°C | 50.1°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
Montenegro Season Image
Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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  USEFUL PHRASES | INSTRUCTIONS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
да [da] | da | da
EXCUSE ME
извините [izvinite] | ispričajte me | oprostite
NO
не [ne] | ne | ne
PLEASE
молимо вас [molimo vas] | molim | molim vas
NO, THANK YOU
не, хвала | ne, hvala | ne, hvala
SORRY
извињавам се [izvinjavam se] | oprostite | izvini
MAYBE
можда [mozhda] | može biti | možda
THANK YOU
хвала вам [hvala vam] | hvala ti | hvala ti

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  May 24,2024

TIMEZONE

UTC+1 (Europe/Podgorica)

DST APPLIES

Yes
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (DST)
2024
STARTS
Mar 31, 2024
ENDS
Oct 27, 2024
2025
STARTS
Mar 30, 2025
ENDS
Oct 26, 2025

DST ADJUSTMENT

Forward one hour

DST TIMEZONE

UTC+2 (Europe/Podgorica)

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TRAVEL RELATED

AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

4
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED
Unknown
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  USEFUL PHRASES | DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE

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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
упутства и смернице | upute i smjernice | upute i smjernice
HOW DO I GET THERE?
како могу доћи? [kako mogu dochi?] | kako dođem do tamo? | kako da dođem tamo?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
колико то кошта? [koliko to koshta?] | koliko je to? | koliko je to?
HOW FAR IS IT?
колико је далеко? [koliko je daleko?] | koliko je daleko? | koliko je daleko?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
да ли примате кредитне картице? [da li primate kreditne kartice?] | primate li kreditne kartice? | da li prihvatiti kreditne kartice?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
где је купатило? [gde je kupatilo?] | gdje je kupaonica? | gde je kupatilo?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
не занима ме | nisam zainteresiran | ne zanima me
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
где је најближи ресторан? [gde je najblizhi restoran?] | gdje je najbliži restoran? | gdje je najbliži restoran?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
не разумем [ne razumem] | ne razumijem | ne razumijem
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
колико ти дугујем? [koliko ti dugujem?] | koliko ti dugujem? | koliko ti dugujem?

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LGBTQIA+ Terms

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Lesbian Flag
Lesbian
лезбејка [lezbejka] (montenegrin)
Gay Flag
Gay
педер [peder] (montenegrin)
Bisexual Flag
Bisexual
бисексуалан [biseksualan] (montenegrin)
Transgender Flag
Transgender
трансродни (montenegrin)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
интерсек (montenegrin)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
асекуал (montenegrin)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
испитивање (montenegrin)
Community Flag
Community
заједница [zajednica] (montenegrin)
Gender Flag
Gender
сполно везан (montenegrin)
Sexuality Flag
Sexuality
сродност сексуалности (montenegrin)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
неновински (montenegrin)
Queer Flag
Queer
куеер (montenegrin)
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