Capital Podgorica

Population 621,810

Area 13,812 km2

Key facts

Montenegro is a country located in Southern Europe. There are 4 countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia) that Montenegro shares its borders with. As for languages, the country’s residents speak Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian and Croatian.

The national currency in Montenegro is Euro (EUR). The euro (€) is subdivided into 100 cent (c).

With today’s currency rate, 1 USD is worth 0.92 EUR.





Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Montenegro is 130.19 Mbps and mobile is 82.71 Mbs.The global average is 179.65 Mbps and 125.35 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density Montenegro has more ATMs than most other countries.77.06 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Montenegro, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There are 2 socket types used in Montenegro. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type F 230 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Public holidays

In the year 2024, Montenegro will celebrate 20 national public holidays.

Date Holiday name
January 1, 2023 New Year’s DayNova godina
January 2, 2023 New Year’s DayNova godina
January 6, 2023 Orthodox Christmas EveBadnji dan
January 7, 2023 Orthodox Christmas DayBožić
January 8, 2023 Orthodox Christmas DayBožić
April 7, 2023Moving holiday Good FridayVeliki petak
April 9, 2023Moving holiday Easter SundayUskrs
April 10, 2023Moving holiday Easter MondayUskrs
April 14, 2023Moving holiday Good FridayVaskrs
April 17, 2023Moving holiday Easter MondayVaskrs
May 1, 2023 Labour DayPraznik rada
May 2, 2023 Labour DayPraznik rada
May 21, 2023 Independence DayDan nezavisnosti
May 22, 2023 Independence DayDan nezavisnosti
July 13, 2023 Statehood DayDan državnosti
July 14, 2023 Statehood DayDan državnosti
November 1, 2023 Catholic All Saints’ DaySvi Sveti
December 24, 2023 Catholic Christmas EveBadnji dan
December 25, 2023 Catholic Christmas DayBožić
December 26, 2023 Catholic St. Stephen’s DayBožić


What hotel chains are present in Montenegro?

There are no Mariott hotels in Montenegro.

The Hilton hotel chain operates in Montenegro.

The IHG hotel chain operates in Montenegro.

There are no Best Western hotels in Montenegro.

There are no Radisson hotels in Montenegro.

There are no Accor hotels in Montenegro.

What fast food chains are present in Montenegro?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Montenegro.

The KFC chain does not operate in Montenegro.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Montenegro.

The Subway chain does not operate in Montenegro.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Montenegro.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Montenegro.


What is the weather like in Podgorica?

Today the sun in Podgorica, rises at 6:25 AM and sets at 5:26 PM. The climate of Podgorica may be categorized as a Humid subtropical (Cfa), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayFeb 25Rain showersLow: 9.4°C (48.92°F)High: 14.3°C (57.74°F)
MondayFeb 26OvercastLow: 8.8°C (47.84°F)High: 18.8°C (65.84°F)
TuesdayFeb 27RainLow: 10.4°C (50.72°F)High: 17.4°C (63.32°F)
WednesdayFeb 28OvercastLow: 8.8°C (47.84°F)High: 19.4°C (66.92°F)
ThursdayFeb 29Rain showersLow: 11°C (51.8°F)High: 15.1°C (59.18°F)
FridayMar 1Rain showersLow: 13.1°C (55.58°F)High: 15.7°C (60.26°F)

Weather data for Podgorica (capital city) by


Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Montenegro.

Car Rental Sixt , Hertz are available, but Avis is not present in Montenegro.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  With a score of 2.7, Montenegro is placed 121st out of 129 nations.

Driving Side In Montenegro traffic is right-handed.


Theft Occurrence Rate  50.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2020.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 7.60 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.74.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Montenegro

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police


Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

Travellers younger than 17 years of age cannot exercise the right of exemption from payment of customs duties.

Alcohol allowance

  • 2l of wine in total and 1l of spirits

Tobacco allowance

  • 200 cigarettes or
  • 50 cigars or
  • 100 cigarillos or
  • 250g of tobacco
Go Up