Pedro Ruiz III

Flag:was officially adopted with the Law on the state symbols and the statehood day of Montenegro on 13 July 2004 at the proposal of the Government of Montenegro. It was constitutionally sanctioned with the proclamation of the Constitution on 22 October 2007.
Capital: Pogorica
LocationAbsolute Location:42° 47′ 0″ N, 19° 28′ 0″ E

Physical Geography:
Total Area of Montenegro:102,173 sq km
Total Area of Texas:268,580 sq mi
largest city: Podgorica
Highest Peak: Kuk 2.522 km
Waters: Bay of Kotor

Government Republic

Republic - a representative democracy in which the people's elected deputies (representatives), not the people themselves, vote on legislation.
President: Filip Vanjanovic
elections: president elected by direct vote for five-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 6 April 2008 (next to be held in 2013); prime minister proposed by president, accepted by Assembly
Executive branch: head of government: Minister Igor LUKSIC (since 29 December 2010)
cabinet: Ministries act as cabinet
Legislative branch: unicameral Assembly (81 seats; members elected by direct vote to serve four-year terms; note - seats increased from 74 seats in 2006)

Judicial branch: Constitutional Court (five judges serve nine-year terms); Supreme Court (judges have life tenure)

GDP - per capita (PPP): $9,900 (2010 est.)
$10,000 (2009 est.)
$10,500 (2008 est.)
This is bad, reason why is that they are poor.

Exports: $171.3 million (2003)
Rank: 181
Imports: $601.7 million (2003)
Rank: 183
Agriculture products: tobacco, potatoes, citrus fruits, olives, grapes; sheep
Definition: This entry is an ordered listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
I think this country is developing still due to their numbers.

Definition: This entry gives an estimate from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends.
**Pop. TA, ML**Population:10,655,000

Population growth rate:0.85%

Birth rate: 11 births/1,000 population
largest city: Podgorica
Capital: Podgorica


Ethnics and Religion
Ethnic groups: Montenegrin 43%, Serbian 32%, Bosniak 8%, Albanian 5%, other (Muslims, Croats, Roma (Gypsy)) 12%
Religions: Orthodox 74.2%, Muslim 17.7%, Catholic 3.5%, other 0.6%, unspecified 3%, atheist 1%
Conflicts:The main religion in Montenegro was Serbian Orthodox. There was also a Muslim population and a smaller Catholic one. The Serbian Orthodox Church was divided into the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Eparchy of Budimlje-Nikšić, both led by Joanikije Lipovac. Lipovac was killed in the aftermath of the war by Yugoslav communists after trying to flee the country in 1945. The Catholic Church was divided into two dioceses, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bar and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Skopje.


Major Languages: Albanian and Serbian
Sports:Soccer, swimming,
Clothing: Western-Style

Before World War II the base of society was the peasant class, with a small upper class with government workers, professionals, merchant.
Culture of Serbia and Montenegro - traditional, history, people, clothing, women, beliefs, food, customs, family