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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Montenegro

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

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

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

382

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code

ME

GRC Country Code

MOE

Montenegro - Number format

   1.234,45

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

Montenegro - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 19th May 2021
   dd.mm.yyyy.

(Note the full stop after the date)

   14:32

Montenegro - Languages

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

Montenegro - Personal names

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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

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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

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   Note: This section last updated 24th August 2020

Addresses are formatted in this way:

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

For example:

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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

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

Montenegro - Post office box

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   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

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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

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Montenegro - Postal code format

Montenegro - Postal code specifics

Montenegro - Postal code regular expression

\A((8)(1|4|5)\d{3,3})\Z

Montenegro - Postal code level of coverage

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Montenegro - Postal code map

Montenegro postal code map Click on image to enlarge it

Place names in Montenegro

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   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

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   Note: This section last updated 19th September 2018

Montenegro has 24 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

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image Source: Wikipedia

Telephone numbers in Montenegro

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   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 

Every effort is made to keep this resource updated. If you find any errors, or have any questions or requests, please don't hesitate to contact the author.

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