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Montenegro
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Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора/Crna Gora; Turkish: Karadağ) is a country in southeastern Europe. It borders Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the northwest and north, Serbia to the east, Albania to the southeast, and the Adriatic Sea to the west. The capital is Podgorica.

According to the most recent information in the 2011 census, the total population of Montenegro was 620,029, with 72% Christian Orthodox, 19% Muslim, and 3.5% Catholic. According to the census, 45% identified themselves as Montenegrins, 29% as Serbs, 9% as Bosnia…

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Methodieva, Milena, “Montenegro”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_36522>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 9789004413443, 2020, 2020-2



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