Valdanos Bay

Queen's Beach is 350m long and accessible only from the sea. It is a jewel of the Montenegrin Riviera, fenced with a natural hill of high sediment cliffs. For it's unusual beauty and very clean water it was a favorite place of the Montenegrin Queen Milena (1847 – 1923).


Surface: 13.812 km2

Flag:                 Zastava

Location: On the Adriatic Coast, in South East Europe

Population 625.266 (according to the census of 2011):

  • Montenegrins - 44,98 %
  • Serbs - 28,73 %
  • Bosniaks - 8,65 %
  • Albanians - 4,91 %
  • Muslims - 3,31 %
  • Croats - 0,97 %
  • Others - 0,54 %

Capital: Podgorica (approx. 187.000 inhabitants)

Historical capital: Cetinje

Length of borders: 614 km

Coastline - 294 km, beaches - 73 km

Highest mountain: 2.522 m (Durmitor, Bobotov kuk)

Largest lake: Skadar Lake - 391 km²

Deepest canyon: The Tara canyon - 1.300 m

Largest bay: Boka Kotorska

National parks: Durmitor, Biogradska gora, the lake of Skadar, Lovcen.

Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland

Political system: Republic

Border crossings:

  • Albania - Bozaj and Sukobin
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sitnica, Vilusi, Scepan Polje
  • Croatia - Debeli brijeg
  • Serbia: Brodarevo
  • Ports: Bar, Budva, Kotor and Herceg Novi
  • Airports: Podgorica and Tivat - both around 70km away from Ulcinj (close are Dubrovnik – Croatia and Tirana – Albania)

Currency: Euro

Ethnic groups: Montenegrin 43%, Serbian 32%, Bosniak 8%, Albanian 5%, other (Muslims, Croats, Roma 12%)

Languages: Montenegrin (official), Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, Croatian

Foreign languages: English, German, Russian and Italian are the most common foreign languages spoken in the tourist resorts.

Municipalities: Andrijevica, Bar, Berana, Bijelo Polje, Budva, Cetinje, Danilovgrad, Herceg Novi, Kolasin, Kotor, Mojkovac, Niksic, Plav, Pljevlja, Pluzine, Podgorica, Rozaje, Savnik, Tivat, Ulcinj, Zabljak

National holiday: National Day, 13 July

Timezone: CET - Central European Time (GMT+1)

International telephone code: + 382

Mobile operators:  067 T-Mobile, 069 Telenor and 068 M tel.

Internet country code: .ME

Electricity: 220 volts AC. Sockets are round, two-pin.

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