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  • President: Filip Vujanovic (2008)

    Prime Minister: Milo Djukanovic (2012)

    Land area: 5,333 sq mi (13,812 sq km); total area: 5,415 sq mi (14,026 sq km)

    Population (2014 est.): 650,036 (growth rate: –0.49%); birth rate: 10.59/1000; death rate: 9.3/1000.

    Capital (2011 est.): Podgorica, 156,000

    Monetary unit: Euro

    National name: Republike Crne Gore

    Current government officials

    Languages: Serbian 42.9%, Montenegrin (official) 37%, Bosnian 5.3%, Albanian 5.3%, Serbo-Croat 2%, other 3.5%, unspecified 4% (2011 est.)

    Ethnicity/race: Montenegrin 45%, Serbian 28.7%, Bosniak 8.7%, Albanian 4.9%, Muslim 3.3%, Roma 1%, Croat 1%, other 2.6%, unspecified 4.9% (2011 est.)

    Religions: Orthodox 72.1%, Muslim 19.1%, Catholic 3.4%, atheist 1.2%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2.6% (2011 est.)

    National Holiday: National Day, July 13

    Literacy rate: 98.5% (2011 est.)

    Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2013 est.): $7.429 billion; per capita $11,900. Real growth rate: 1.5%. Inflation: 4%. Unemployment: 19.1%. Arable land: 12.45%. Agriculture: tobacco, potatoes, citrus fruits, olives, grapes; sheep. Labor force: 251,300; agriculture 6.3%, industry 20.9%, services 72.8% (2011). Industries: steelmaking, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism. Natural resources: bauxite, hydroelectricity. Exports: $489.2 million (2012). Imports: $2.4 billion (2012). Major trading partners: Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, China (2012).

    Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 163,000 (2012); mobile cellular: 1.126 million (2012). Broadcast media: state-funded national radio-TV broadcaster operates 2 terrestrial TV networks, 1 satellite TV channel, and 2 radio networks; 4 public TV stations and some 20 private TV stations; 14 local public radio stations and more than 40 private radio stations (2007). Internet hosts: 10,088 (2012). Internet users: 280,000 (2009).

    Transportation: Railways: total: 250 km (2010). Highways: total: 7,763 km; paved: 5,365 km unpaved: 2,398 km (2010). Ports and terminals: Bar. Airports: 5 (2013).

    International disputes: none.

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