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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

MONTENEGRO - the 180th Country Visitor.

The 180th Country Visitor

The 180th country to visit my Blog comes from MONTENEGRO - half an hour ago.
Thank you for visiting..
Let's learn something about this country:
GEOGRAPHY:
Montenegro, a jumbled mass of mountains, with a small coastline along the Adriatic, borders Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. It is roughly the size of Connecticut.
GOVERNMENT:
Republic. Montenegro, formerly part of Serbia and Montenegro, gained independence on June 3, 2006.
FACTS AND FIGURES:
President: Filip Vujanovic (2003)
Prime Minister: Igor Luksic (2010)
Land area: 5,333 sq mi (13,812 sq km); total area: 5,415 sq mi (14,026 sq km)
Population (2010 est.): 666,730 (growth rate: –0.7%); birth rate: 11.0/1000; infant mortality rate: NA; life expectancy: NA; density per sq km: 49
Capital: Podgorica (administrative capital), 117,875; Cetinje (capital city), 14,700
Other large cities (1991): Nikšić, 56,141; Kotor, 5,620
Monetary unit: Euro
National name: Republike Crne Gore
Languages: Serbian/Montenegrin (Ijekavian dialect—official)
Ethnicity/race: Montenegrin 43%, Serbian 32%, Bosniak 8%, Albanian 5%, other (Muslims, Croats, Roma) 12%
Religions: Orthodox, Muslim, Roman Catholic
National Holiday: National Day, July 13
Literacy rate: 96.4% (2002 est.)
Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2009 est.): $6.708 billion; per capita $9,800.  
Real growth rate: –4%. Inflation: 3.4%.  
Unemployment: 14.7%.  
Arable land: 13.7%.  
Agriculture: grains, tobacco, potatoes, citrus fruits, olives, grapes; sheepherding; commercial fishing negligible.  
Labor force: 259,100; agriculture 2%, industry 30%, services 68% (2004).  
Industries: steelmaking, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism.  
Natural resources: bauxite, hydroelectricity.  
Exports: $171.3 million (2003).  
Imports: $601.7 million (2003).  
Major trading partners: Switzerland, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Germany.
Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 353,300 (2006); mobile cellular: 821,800 (2006).  
Radio broadcast stations: 31 (2004).  
Television broadcast stations: 13 (2004).  
Internet users: 266,000 (2006).
Transportation: Railways: total: 250 km (2006).  
Highways: total: 7,353 km; paved: 4,274 km (including 560 km of expressways); unpaved: 3,079 km (2005).  
Waterways: 587 km; Danube River runs through Serbia connecting Europe with the Black Sea; in early 2000 the river was obstructed at Novi Sad due to a pontoon bridge; a canal system in north Serbia is available to by-pass damage, however, lock size is limited (1999).  
Ports and terminals: Bar.  
Airports: 5 (2007).

Photos:
Montenegro 1
 Montenegro 2
 Montenegro 3
 Montenegro 4
Montenegro 5
  Montenegro 6
 Montenegro school kids
 university students
 Montenegro 7
 Montenegro 8
 Montenegro 9
Miss Montenegro..
 
Thank you again for visiting my Blog.
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