Religion: Montenegro is a multi-religious country. Although Orthodox Christianity is the dominant religion, there are also some adherents of Islam and Catholic Christianity. The dominant Church is the Serbian Orthodox Church - although traces of a forming Montenegrin Orthodox Church are present.
Language: Montenegrin is the official name of the language. In fact it is extremely similar to Serbian. So close in fact that this is what many people still call it. It is also very close to Bosnian and Croatian.
Area (sq. km):
14,026 square meters
Time: GMT +1 ( GMT +2 from 29 March to 26 Sept)
Food: Montenegrin food is a result of Montenegro's long history. It's variation of Mediterranean and Oriental. The coastal area is traditionally a representative of Mediterranean cuisine, with seafood being a common dish, while the northern represents more the Oriental.
Shopping: Montenegro is famous for its local wines, vranac or krstac, as well as Rakija, which is considered to be the national drink among South Slavic and Albanian peoples. Common flavours are slivovica, produced from plums, Kajsijevaca, produced from apricots and lozovaca, made from grapes. Fruits less commonly used are peaches, apples, pears, cherry, figs, and quinces. Other Montenegrin souvenirs are filigree jewllery and embroidered folk costumes.
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