Area: 13,812 sq km
Climate: Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland
Population: 661,807 (July 2011 est.)
Languages: Serbian 63.6%, Montenegrin (official) 22%, Bosnian 5.5%, Albanian 5.3%, unspecified 3.7% (2003 censu
Government type: republic
National holiday: National Day, 13 July (1878)
Independence Day: 3 June 2006 (from Serbia and Montenegro)
Currency: Euros (EUR)
GDP: $6.569 billion (2010 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP): $9,900 (2010 est.)
Information for Foreign Students in Montenegro
Obtaining a Visa
We recommend travellers to check visa requirements contacting the Paraguayan Embassy in their home country or going on its website.
Nationals of the EU with a valid ID card and don't need a visa for stays of up to 90 days for touristic purposes only. For stays over 90 days nationals should apply for a temporary residence permit one week before the 90 days expire.
Link for hotels, hostels, guesthouses, B&Bs:
Montenegro is generally a healthy country with few risks. Only bottled or purified water should be consumed, and food should be well prepared and well cooked. As for medical facilities, they are limited in Montenegro, and supplies are lacking. Medical insurance with evacuation cover is strongly recommended. There are some private clinics in Podgorica, which treat travelers, but payment in cash is expected. A reciprocal health agreement entitles visitors from the UK to free emergency treatment.
International credit and debit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club and Maestro are accepted, but cash may be necessary for some payments. Some ATMs accept Visa or Mastercard, but few accept international debit cards.
Keeping in touch
Internet cafes can be found in the main towns and cities.
Mobile telephone: roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone companies. Coverage is mostly good.