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Montenegro

Montenegro Background Stats

Neighboring countries and territories:

Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina (L) Croatia Italy (M) Serbia (L) Kosovo (L)

Definitions

  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Daylight Savings Time end date Last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date Last Sunday March 2013
Full name Republic of Montenegro 2013
Independence day date May 21 2006
Land border length 625 km 2014 134th out of 200
National anthems Oj, svijetla majska zoro ( O, Bright Dawn of May ) 2011
National identity card The Montenegrin identity card (Li\u010dna karta/\u041b\u0438\u0447\u043d\u0430 \u043a\u0430\u0440\u0442\u0430) is compulsory at the age of 16. It is issued only to Montenegrin citizens with permanent residence in Montenegro. While it is the most often used official identification document, three other hold the same status \u2014 Passport, Driver's licence and Refugee ID card. Old style IDs, that refer to the no longer existing states of SFRY or FRY , are not valid since 2011. 2004
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 3 2014 83th out of 171
Overview

Montenegro emerged as a sovereign state after just over 55% of the population opted for independence in a May 2006 referendum.

The vote heralded the end of the former Union of Serbia and Montenegro - itself created only three years earlier out of the remnant of the former Yugoslavia.

The EU-brokered deal forming it was intended to stabilise the region by settling Montenegrin demands for independence from Serbia and preventing further changes to Balkan borders.


Full Article
2014

Citation

"Montenegro Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Montenegro/Background