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Montenegro voted to secede from its federation with Serbia on 21st May 2006.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Montenegro - Country information


Local short name form

Official name



633 158 (2023) [1]



International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Montenegro - Number format


(where , indicates the decimal separator and . the thousands separator)

Montenegro - Date and time formats


   Note: This section last updated 19th May 2021

(Note the full stop after the date)


Montenegro - Languages


The official language is Montenegrin (Serbo-Croat) External, written in either the Latin or Cyrillic scripts.

Montenegro - Personal names


Personal names tend to follow the pattern

   family name[ ]given name(s)
   Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

Montenegro - Company legal forms


Montenegrin company types include:

   A.D. (А.Д.) - Akcionarsko društvo (Акционарско друштво) - Stock corporation
   d.o.o. (д.о.о.) - Društvo s ograničenom odgovornošću (Друштво с ограниченом одговорношћу) - company with limited liability
   Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Montenegro - Address format


   Note: This section last updated 24th August 2020

Addresses are formatted in this way:

   thoroughfare type[ ]Thoroughfare name[ ]number
   postal code[ ]SETTLEMENT

For example:


Sub-building information may be separated from the house number with a slash or using descriptors such as stan, meaning "apartment", in this way:

   Ul. Takovska br. 28/12
   Ul. Takovska br. 28 stan 1

Military addresses have Vojna Pošta followed by a number instead of a street address line:

   Vojna Pošta 5812

For villages without street names, the village name is used instead of the street address line.

For information pertaining to the position of the thoroughfare type in an address, please refer to the chapter on Croatia.

   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Thoroughfare types


Ul., Trg and Bulevar (Bul.) are commonly used thoroughfare abbreviations. B.B. indicates “without number”.

Montenegro - Post office box


   Note: This section last updated 24th August 2020

This is written Poštanski Fah, abbreviated to PF in Serbo-Croat; or Poštanski Pregradak, abbreviated to PP .

Montenegro - Postal codes


The postal codes (Poštanski Kod) consist of a block of 5 digits. The code is the same as that used before the breakup of Yugoslavia. Montenegrin codes commence with 81, 84 or 85.

   Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Montenegro - Postal code format graphic


Montenegro - Postal code format

Montenegro - Postal code specifics

Montenegro - Postal code regular expression


Montenegro - Postal code level of coverage


Montenegro - Postal code map

Montenegro postal code map Click on image to enlarge it

Place names in Montenegro


   Note: This section last updated 23rd January 2017

The city in Montenegro formerly known as Titograd is now called Podgorica.

Refer to Exonyms in Montenegro for full lists of place names in Montenegro in other languages.

   Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External
   Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Montenegro - Administrative districts


   Note: This section last updated 23rd December 2023

Montenegro has 25 opštini (municipalities) External:

    Andrijevia External
    Bar External
    Berane External
    Bijelo Polje External
    Budva External
    Cetinje External
    Danilovgrad External
    Gusinje External
    Herceg Novi External
    Kolašin External
    Kotor External
    Mojkovac External
    Nikšić External
    Plav External
    Petnjica External 
    Plužine External
    Pljevlja External
    Podgorica External
    Rožaje External
    Šavnik External
    Tivat External
    Tuzi External
    Ulcinj External
    Žabljak External

Administrative districts graphic


image Source: Wikipedia

Telephone numbers in Montenegro


   Note: This section last updated 13th February 2015

Montenegrin geographical fixed numbers have area codes of 2 digits and subscriber numbers of 6 digits when called from abroad. Mobile numbers have lengths of between 4 and 12 digits and the area codes 60, 63 and 66-69.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 


  1. ^ citypopulation.de/en/montenegro/ External 20240213

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