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Montenegro Geography 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Location:
Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia

Geographic coordinates:
42 30 N, 19 18 E

Map references:
Europe

Area:
total: 14,026 sq km
land: 13,812 sq km
water: 214 sq km

Area - comparative:
slightly smaller than Connecticut

Land boundaries:
total: 625 km
border countries: Albania 172 km, Bosnia and Herzegovina 225 km, Croatia 25 km, Serbia 203 km

Coastline:
293.5 km

Maritime claims:
territorial sea: 12 nm
continental shelf: defined by treaty

Climate:
Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland

Terrain:
highly indented coastline with narrow coastal plain backed by rugged high limestone mountains and plateaus

Elevation extremes:
lowest point: Adriatic Sea 0 m
highest point: Bobotov Kuk 2,522 m

Natural resources:
bauxite, hydroelectricity

Land use:
arable land: 13.7%
permanent crops: 1%
other: 85.3%

Irrigated land:
NA

Natural hazards:
destructive earthquakes

Environment - current issues:
pollution of coastal waters from sewage outlets, especially in tourist-related areas such as Kotor

Environment - international agreements:
party to: Climate Change, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ship Pollution

Geography - note:
strategic location along the Adriatic coast


NOTE: The information regarding Montenegro on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Montenegro Geography 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Montenegro Geography 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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