Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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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





International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Montenegro - Date formats


(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 External

Montenegro - Address format


Addresses are formatted in this way:

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

For example:

   Marković Marko
   ul. Takovska br. 28
   81000 PODGORICA

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


This is written Postanški Fah, abbreviated to PF in Serbo-Croat.

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 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


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 External

Other language place name data can be acquired at External

Montenegro - Administrative districts


Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Montenegro


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 External

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