Quick Facts

  • Gained independence from Serbia 2006
  • Capital – Podgorica
  • Official language – Montenegrin/Serbian
  • Population – 625,266
  • Major religion – Orthodox Christianity
  • Divided into 21 municipalities
  • Economy – service based with late transition to a marked economy
  • Literacy rate – 98.4%
  • Climate – lower areas with a mediterranean climiate… short, dry summer with cool, rainy winters.
  • Current weather conditions –  www.weather.com
  • Tips for Travel in country – www.travel.state.gov
  • Currency exchange rates –  www.xe.com

Government in Power

A parliamentary Republic

President Filip Vujanovic

Prime minister – Milo Dukanovic
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Healthcare Statistics

  • Physician density rati0 – 21/10000
  • Infant mortality rate – 7.2/1000
  • Maternal mortality rate – 8/100000
  • Health expenditure – 9.1% GDP
  • Hospital bed density – 3.9/1000
  • Infectious disease risk – intermediate
  • Infectious disease updates:  http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.htm

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