Montenegro Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Irrigated land: The number of square kilometers of land area that is artificially supplied with water.
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Land boundaries > Border countries: Length of land boundaries by border country
  • Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Maritime claims > Territorial sea: territorial sea - the sovereignty of a coastal State extends beyond its land territory and internal waters to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea in the LOS Convention (Part II); this sovereignty extends to the air space over the territorial sea as well as its underlying seabed and subsoil; every State has the right to establish the breadth of its territorial sea up to a limit not exceeding 12 nautical miles. A full and definitive definition can be found in the Law of the Sea (LOS) Convention.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly smaller than Connecticut 2013
Area > Comparative to US places slightly smaller than Connecticut 2008
Area > Total 13,812 sq km 2013 163th out of 251
Area > Water 360 sq km 2013 124th out of 246
Climate Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland 2013
Coastline 293.5 km 2014 136th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 42 30 N, 19 18 E 2013
Irrigated land 22 sq km 2012 5th out of 32
Land area > Square miles 5,333 square miles 2013 74th out of 98
Land boundaries > Border countries Albania 172 km, Bosnia and Herzegovina 225 km, Croatia 25 km, Kosovo 79 km, Serbia 124 km 2013
Land use > Arable land 12.45% 2013 85th out of 246
Location Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia 2013
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile 2013 159th out of 198
Natural resources bauxite, hydroelectricity 2013
Terrain highly indented coastline with narrow coastal plain backed by rugged high limestone mountains and plateaus 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014


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Montenegro Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 4 Land use 3
Environment 3
  • Montenegro ranked 10 places from the bottom for area > total amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Montenegro ranked 4th last for land use > arable land amongst Eastern Europe in 2013.
  • Montenegro ranked 47 places from the bottom for area > water amongst Christian countries in 2013.