About Podgorica

Area: 1500 km ²

Location: North of the Zeta valley

Altitude: 44.5 m

Geographic coordinates: 42˚ 26″; north latitude, 19˚ 16″ east longitude

Population: 187,085

Language: Montenegrin

Currency: Euro (€)


  • Altitude of 120 m (lower valley of the river Moraca) – Mediterranean climate
  • Altitude of 600 m (Upper Moraca) – mountain air
  • The Tara Canyon – Mountain air
  • Altitude above 1000 m – high mountain air

The average number of summer days: about 135 (over 25 ˚ C)

Average number of rainy days: 118

The average number of snow days: 3

Precipitation: 1544 mm

Relative Humidity: 59, 67

Medium air temperature: 16, 4 ˚ C

Archaeological sites: Duklja and Medun

Church: St. George (XI century), the Temple of the Resurrection of Christ (the largest Orthodox church in Montenegro)

Mosques: Osmanagic (XVIII century), remains of Doganjska Mosque (XVI century) Monasteries: Dajbabe, Celija Piperska, Duga Moracka. Ribnica fortress (ruins and medieval tower fortress at the mouth of Ribnica)

Old town: the old town center and the achievements of the Turkish rule. It's surrounded by buildings of oriental architecture. There are the Osmanagic mosque (XVIII century) and the Clock Tower (16m), one of the symbols of the city and the sign of the past.

Monuments on Lake Skadar: Cultural and historical monuments from different periods (prehistoric, ancient and medieval).

Excursions: Gorica hill, Ljubovic hill, Forest Park Zlatica, Plavnica, Mareza, Tološi forest.

Lakes: Lake Skadar , Lake Bukumir, Lake Rikavac

Rivers: Moraca, Ribnica, Cijevna, Sitnica

Beaches: Galeb, Plocice, Sastavci (on Moraca), Vranjina (for Zeta), Niagara (Cijevna)

Time zone: GMT + 1 H

Electric current: 220 V/50 Hz

Contry cod: +382 (for mobile phone)

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