GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Montenegro is a Balkan country with rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow strip of beaches along its Adriatic coastline. The Bay of Kotor, resembling a fjord, is dotted with coastal churches and fortified towns such as Kotor and Herceg Novi. Durmitor National Park, home to bears and wolves, encompasses limestone peaks, glacial lakes and 1,300m-deep Tara River Canyon.

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COUNTRY FACTS

POPULATION

650,000

CAPITAL

Podgorica (152,000)

GDP PER CAPITA

U.S. $2,200

LANGUAGE

Montenegrin, Serbian, Albanian

RELIGION

Orthodox, Muslim, Roman Catholic

LIFE EXPECTANCY

73

AREA

13,812 square kilometers (5,333 square miles)

LITERACY PERCENT

97

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KOTOR

Kotor is a fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, in a bay near the limestone cliffs of Mt. Lovćen. Characterized by winding streets and squares, its medieval old town has several Romanesque churches, including the Kotor Cathedral. It is also home to the Maritime Museum, which explores local seafaring history. Sveti Đorđe, one of two tiny islands off the ancient town of Perast, features a centuries-old church.

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SVETI STEPHAN

Sveti Stefan is a small islet and 5-star hotel resort on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southeast of Budva.

KOTOR

Montenegro -Kotor-19726 COVER

Kotor is a fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, in a bay near the limestone cliffs of Mt. Lovćen. Characterized by winding streets and squares, its medieval old town has several Romanesque churches, including the Kotor Cathedral. It is also home to the Maritime Museum, which explores local seafaring history. Sveti Đorđe, one of two tiny islands off the ancient town of Perast, features a centuries-old church.

SVETI STEPHAN

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Sveti Stefan is a small islet and 5-star hotel resort on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southeast of Budva.

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