Montenegro is a country in southern Europe, which lies on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula. It is bordered on the east and north with Serbia in the west and northwest with Croatian and Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbian Republic) and in the south and southeast with Albania. In the southwest of the Adriatic Sea from Italy is divided. The capital and the largest is Podgorica, while Cetinje has the status of the capital.
It is also called the pearl of the Mediterranean due to its natural beauties that are located in such a small space. Montenegro is rich with tame beaches, clear lakes, fast rivers and beautiful mountains. This beauty of wild nature is rich in superlatives that each country wished. Montenegro is a country that will not leave you indifferent where you can wake up on the beautiful Adriatic coast, have lunch at one of the lake and enjoy the evening walks to one of its beautiful mountains. Montenegro is one of the most interesting places in the world because it is on the surface of 14000 square kilometers are all the beauty of the canyon, lakes, mountains and the sea smell and the most beautiful blue color.
The forerunners of today's Montenegro medieval principality of Duklja and Zeta. Montenegro during the Turkish rule had some kind of autonomy and independence from Turkey she was confirmed at the Berlin Congress in 1878. From 1918 it was part of all three of Yugoslavia. In a referendum held on 21 May 2006, the citizens of Montenegro voted independence from the state union of Serbia and Montenegro. Independence was declared on 3 June 2006. The total population is 670,000. On 28 June 2006, Montenegro became the 192nd member of the United Nations, 11 May 2007, the 47th member of the Council of Europe,
Montenegro is a member of the United Nations, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Council of Europe and the Union for the Mediterranean. It is also a candidate for EU membership since 2010.
|Skadar Lake - the most beautiful and largest lake in the Balkans (objavljeno: 01.27.17. / 14:21h) ||
|Lake Skadar is a national park and the largest lake in Montenegro and the Balkan Peninsula, area 369.7 km². Its length from Shkodra Vranjine to 40 km, a width in some places 14 kilometers. The depth of 4 to 6 meters, and the farther you go to the western hill is even higher. According to the seasons resizes and receives water from the many rivers and the largest Moraca. River Bojana flows into the Adriatic Sea. Lake Skadar is also the national park, which is rich in fish and a large number of bird species. Attendance lake is huge, especially in the summer months when Montenegro slije large number of tourists from around the world.
The lake is full of islands and peninsulas on which there are traces of history and valuable cultural heritage: Žabljak (15 in.) - The capital of former Zeta, Lesendro - castle on a rock in the middle of the lake, the fortress Grmožur. Clear water and preserved environment enabled the development of extremely rich eco-system. This is the only habitat of pelicans in southern Europe, hundreds of lake makes it even more interesting for tourist visits and observation. On the shore of the lake is a small town of Rijeka Crnojevica in whose Oboda near the remains of the city where it was located the first printing press in this part of Europe. Do not forget to stop by the town of Virpazar on the shores of the lake, rent a boat for an hour or two drive enjoy and experience the beauty of the Montenegrin pearls.