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Montenegro is located between 41º 52´-43º 42´ north latitude and 18º26´- 20 º 22´ east longitudes and belongs to the central Mediterranean that is Southern Europe. To the north it borders Serbia, to the southeast Kosovo and Albania, to the south it is separated from Italy by the Adriatic Sea and to the west it borders Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Area: 13.812 km² Population: 620 000 Length of borders: 614 km Capital: Podgorica (186 000 inhabitants) – administrative and economic centre Royal capital: Cetinje – historical and cultural centre Currency: Euro Length of the sea coast: 293 km Number of beaches: 117 Length of beaches: 52 km Longest beach: Velika plaža (Ulcinj) - 13 km Highest mountain peaks: Maja Rosit (Prokletije) - 2.524 m, Zla Kolata (Prokletije) – 2534m n.v.; Dobra Kolata (Prokletije)- 2528m v.n.; Bobotov Kuk (Durmitor) -2523 m v.n. Largest lake: Skadar Lake (391 m²) Deepest canyon: Tara (1.300 m) National parks: Durmitor, Biogradska gora, Skadarsko jezero, Lovćen, Prokletije Largest bay: the Bay of Kotor Climate: Continental-Mediterranean Average air temperature: 27.4 ºC (summer) Maximum sea temperature: 27.1 º C Average number of sunny days during the year: 240 Swimming season: 180 days Sea: dark blue Transparency of the sea: 38-56 m Time zone: GTM +1 Electrical power system: 220V/50Hz