Capital: Podgorica

Population: 604,262 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Official Language: Montenegrin

Unofficial Languages: Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, and others

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Montenegrin, Albanian, Serbian, Bosniak, Roma, and others

Largest Cities: Podgorica, Nikšić, Herceg-Novi, Pljevlja, Budva

Main Sport: Football, Water Polo, Athletics, Basketball

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1-2)

Orthodox Christmas Eve (January 7-8)

Orthodox Good Friday (April 29)

Labor Day (May 1-2)

Orthodox Easter Monday (May 1-2)

Independence Day (May 21-22)

Statehood Day (July 13-14)