Official name: Crna Gora / Montenegro
Official language(s): Montenegrin
Official script: Cyrillic and Latin script equal under the constitution
Monetary unit: Euro €
Population: 650 575
Capital city: Podgorica
Political organisation:Montenegro is an independent and sovereign country, pills with a republican form of government. Montenegro is a democratic, social and ecological state, founded on the rule of law.**
Total area: 13 812 km2
Area of land-sea: 2 540 km2
Coastline: 293.5 km
Climate: three climate zones: while the Mediterranean climate prevails at the seaside, in the hinterland, the dominant climate is continental. In the region of high limestone mountains, the climate is typically sub alpine.
Rivers: Tara, Piva, Lim, Mora?a, Zeta, Bojana, ...
Deepest canyon: the Tara River - 1.300 m
Mountains: Lov?en, Orjen, Rumija, Komovi, Prokletije, Durmitor, Bjelasica, Sinjajevina...
Highest peak: Bobotov kuk (Mountain Durmitor) -2.522 m
Lakes: 33 glacial lakes, 7 artificail lakes
Largest lake: Skadar Lake - 391 km2
Longest beach: Velika plaža (Long Beach), Ulcinj – 13 km
Largest bay: Boka Kotorska (the Bay of Kotor)
Larger cities: Bar, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Budva, Kotor, Nikši?, Pljevlja, Rožaje, Ulcinj, Herceg Novi
Historical capital: Cetinje
** Quotation from the Draft Constitution of Montenegro.