Montenegro was part of Yugoslavia, until the country collapsed in 1991. The country’s name in modern Italian (Monte Nero) means “black mountain”. Montenegro united with Serbia after the collapse, but declared its independence in 2006.
Fun Facts About Montenegro for Kids
- The capital city of Montenegro is Podgorica.
- Podgorica is also the largest city in Montenegro.
- 600,000 people live in Montenegro.
- The country has 5,333 square miles of land.
- Montenegrin is the official language of Montenegro.
- People worship in the Eastern Orthodox, Catholic and Muslim faiths.
- The life expectancy in Montenegro is 74 years.
- 97 percent of adults can read.
- Collapse: fall apart
- Unite: join
- Mountainous: covered in mountains
- Tourist: visitor
All About Montenegro Video for Kids
Here’s the best kids Montenegro video you can watch right now to learn more about Montenegro:
Question: What do tourists do in Montenegro?
Answer: The country has over 117 beaches along the Adriatic Sea, as well as many ski resorts.
Map of Montenegro
Here’s a map of the country of Montenegro and all its cities and villages. Zoom in to get into street level or zoom out to see other countries around Montenegro! You can see the terrain, but also see the roads, images of the buildings and even take a 3D tour through the streets of the cities of Montenegro, as though you are actually there!
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