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  MONTENEGRO - LoveToKnow Article on MONTENEGRO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Montenegro extends between 41 55' and 43 21' N., and between 18 30' and 20 E.; its greatest length from north to south is about 100 m.; its greatest breadth from east to west about 80 m.
The population is densest in the fertile eastern districts; Montenegro proper is sparsely inhabited.
The capital of Montenegro is Cettigne (3200 inhabitants in 1900, 5138 in 1907).
90.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MO/MONTENEGRO.htm   (8789 words)

 Montenegro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Between 1945 and 2003, Montenegro was a Republic of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia respectively.
The principal cities and towns of Montenegro are: the capital Podgorica (139,100 inhabitants), Nikšić (61,700), Pljevlja (18,800), and Bijelo Polje (17,100).
In the constitution of Montenegro adopted in 1992, the official language of the republic was changed from Serbo-Croat to the Serbian of the Ijekavian standard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Montenegro   (1594 words)

 History of Montenegro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The history of Montenegro begins in the early Middle Ages, after the arrival of the Slavs into that part of the former Roman province of Dalmatia that forms present-day Montenegro.
Montenegro also sufferred invasion (January 1916), and for the remainder of the war remained in the possession of the Central Powers.
Tito's Partisans won the war of liberation and acknowledged Montenegro's massive contribution to the war against the Axis Powers and its desire for a renewed status by establishing it as one of the six republics of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Montenegro   (1537 words)

 Serbia and Montenegro on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Serbia and Montenegro is bordered by the Adriatic Sea, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia in the west, Hungary in the north, Romania and Bulgaria in the east, and Macedonia and Albania in the south.
Inland from the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, where Kotor, the one seaport of the nation, is found, is the barren karst region of Montenegro proper, which lies in the southern end of the Dinaric Alps.
A Sketch of Serbian, Montenegrin, and Yugoslavian History to 1990
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/SerbMont_History.asp   (2559 words)

 AllRefer.com - Montenegro : History, Former Yugoslavia (Former Yugoslavian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Under Nicholas I (reigned 1860–1918) Montenegro was formally recognized as an independent state at the Congress of Berlin (1878), which increased its territory and gave it a narrow outlet on the Adriatic.
Although Montenegro backed the Serbs militarily early in the civil war, it moved away from armed engagement and vigorously protested being grouped with Serbia when UN trade sanctions were imposed in 1992.
Montenegro was not heavily attacked by NATO during the Kosovo crisis of 1999, but many Montenegrins sympathized with Serbia.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/Monteneg-history.html   (1010 words)

 MONTENEGRO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Republic of Montenegro is a small, mountainous republic on the Balkans, bordering Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Albania, and the Adriatic Sea.
Montenegro is a democratic, social and ecological state - according to its constitution.
Montenegro's parliament on July 12, 2004, adopted a new flag, national anthem and national day, as part of a push for the republic's independence from the state union of Serbia and Montenegro.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/mo/Montenegro.htm   (637 words)

 History of Montenegro, a Sovereign and Independent State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Zeta (Montenegro) under the third Montenegrin dynasty, the Crnojevic (1427-1516)
Montenegro under the Vladikas from the Petrovic dynasty (1697-1918): Danilo Petrovic, the founder of the Petrovic dynasty (1697-1735)
Sava Petrovic (1735-1782) and Vasilije Petrovic (1750-1766) as an associate of Sava Petrovic
www.montenegro.org /history.html   (103 words)

 Montenegro on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MONTENEGRO [Montenegro], Serbo-Croatian Crna Gora, constituent republic of Serbia and Montenegro (1995 est.
It consists of two regions: the barren karst of Montenegro proper, on the west, is separated by the Zeta River and its plain from the higher Brda region, on the east, which has forests and pastures.
Under Nicholas I (reigned 1860-1918) Montenegro was formally recognized as an independent state at the Congress of Berlin (1878), which increased its territory and gave it a narrow outlet on the Adriatic.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/monteneg_history.asp   (1690 words)

 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - History of Serbia & Montenegro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Similarly to Serbia, Montenegro was under the rule of the Ottoman Turks for the duration of their reign in the Balkans.
Montenegro was the only Allied country in World War I to be annexed to another country at the end of the war.
As war progressed, the local strength of the communists grew and Montenegro served as an effective base for communism in the region; it was an important refuge for Tito's Partisan forces during the most difficult points in the struggle.
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/CountryHistory.asp?CountryID=200&RegionID=2   (1842 words)

 Timeline Montenegro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Montenegro's population is 660,000, predominantly Christian Slavic Montenegrins.
Montenegro’s parliament said it did not recognize the ouster of Radoje Kontic and that it would no recognize any laws of the federal government.
Military targets in Montenegro were struck as was the city of Subotica, near the Hungarian border.
www.bonus.com /contour/timelines_history/http@@/timelines.ws/countries/MONTENEGRO.HTML   (2467 words)

 AllRefer.com - Nicholas I, king of Montenegro (Yugoslavian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
The Treaty of San Stefano (1878) trebled the size of Montenegro; the final boundaries adopted at the Congress of Berlin reduced the Montenegrin gains but gave access to the Adriatic Sea.
Montenegro was recognized as fully independent, and, in 1910, Nicholas proclaimed himself king.
In exile, he resisted the proposed union of Montenegro with Serbia under a Serbian king and as a result was deposed (1918) by a national assembly, which proclaimed the union.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/Nichls1-Mont.html   (350 words)

The history of the airline company Montenegro Airlines has been written year after year, day after day, each following day being one step closer to the goal, and that goal was clear – Montenegro needed its own air company.
The first aircraft of type Fokker 28Mk 4000 was purchased by Montenegro Airlines in the fall of 1996.
At the beginning of 1999, Montenegro Airlines was forced to stop its activities due to the NATO bombings.
www.montenegro-airlines.cg.yu /eng/upoznajtenas.php   (666 words)

 Profile of Montenegro history
In the period of the Roman Empire the area of present Montenegro greatly overlapped with the territory of Prevalitana (latercalled Duklia).
The area of present-day Montenegro has a one thousand-year-old tradition of independent statehood.The name "Montenegro" was frst mentioned in the 75th century.
Montenegro was internationally recognised as a state in 1878, after having been an independent Principality for almost five centuries.
www.pkcg.org /profile/history_cg.htm   (158 words)

 Albanian Information - Albanian.com
Albanians live in the southern territories of Montenegro (part of the Serbia-Montenegro federation), along the Albania-Montenegro border.
The regions Albanians inhabit in Montenegro are those of Plav'-Guci, Tuz, and Ulqin in the southwest.
The Albanians in Montenegro are an indigienous population of the regions in which they live.
www.albanian.com /main/countries/montenegro   (60 words)

 Metropolitanate of Montenegro and Littora: BRIEF HISTORY of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral
Metropolitanate of Montenegro and Littora: BRIEF HISTORY of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral
of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral
Montenegro led by Metropolitan Danilo I Petrovic turns completely towards the Russian Empire that through its power and authority strengthens the institution of etnarchy (with the metropolitans being heads of the Church and rulers of the state at the same time).
www.mitropolija.cg.yu /aktuelno/saopstenja/metropolitanate_brief_history.html   (2819 words)

 Demographic history of Montenegro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1909 census was undertaken by the independent Principality of Montenegro.
In 1945, after WWII, Communist Yugoslavia was formed, and Montenegro was proclaimed as one of its constituent republics.
The 2003 census was undertaken by Montenegro, which now, together with Serbia, constitutes Serbia and Montenegro.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographic_history_of_Montenegro   (662 words)

 Serbia and Montenegro - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Serbia and Montenegro (Serbian: Србија и Црна Гора;, Srbija i Crna Gora, abbreviated as "SCG") is the name of the state union of Serbia and Montenegro, two former Yugoslav republics.
Upon the breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the remaining confederation of Serbia and Montenegro was reconstituted in 1992 as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY).
The large Albanian population is chiefly concentrated in Kosovo, with smaller populations in the Preševo and Bujanovac municipalities in Central Serbia, and in the south-east of Montenegro (Ulcinj municipality).
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Serbia_and_Montenegro   (1521 words)

 WHKMLA : History of Montenegro, 1914-1926
Montenegro was allied with Serbia, Russia and France.
In 1915, Montenegro was occupied by Austrian forces; King Nicholas and a few of his ministers in exile received little attention, as the allies accepted Serbia's policy of establishing a Federated Kingdom of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs - the Montenegrins, regarded ethnic Serbs, were not even mentioned.
History of Montenegro : Nicholas from Montenet, Yugoslav perspective
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/mnegro191426.html   (254 words)

 Government and History (from Montenegro) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The federal government of Serbia and Montenegro handles all matters of national defense, human rights, and foreign policy regarding economics and security, but Montenegro is autonomous in virtually all other spheres.
History is a science—a branch of knowledge that uses specific methods and tools to achieve its goals.
The Balkan country of Serbia and Montenegro is a federation of two related republics: Serbia, which includes the provinces of Vojvodina and Kosovo, and Montenegro.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-228638   (832 words)

 The Kingdom of Montenegro
Montenegro is a mountainous Balkan country of rough beauty, located on the Adriatic coast, across from Italy.
The history of Montenegro, is the history of the wars and battles, fought against foreign domination.
The culture history of Montenegro was influenced by Venezia, its Italian neighbor across the Adriatic sea.
www.teslasociety.com /montenegrotape.htm   (272 words)

 Montenegro: History
(reigned 1860–1918) Montenegro was formally recognized as an independent state at the Congress of Berlin (1878), which increased its territory and gave it a narrow outlet on the Adriatic.
Milo Djukanović, a supporter of increased sovereignty or independence for the republic, was elected president of Montenegro in 1997.
A proposal (Feb., 2005) by the president and prime minister that Montenegro and Serbia each recognize the other as an independent nation was rejected by Serbia as a violation of of the 2002 accord, which postponed any such move until 2006.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0859756.html   (936 words)

 Montenegro Political and Ethnic Boundaries 1840-1920, Archive Editions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was not until the early 19th century that Serbian independence movements began, and not until 1876-1878, when Montenegro and Serbia went to war together against Turkey in support of Bosnian rebels, that both countries at last gained their independence.
The tragedy for Montenegro would be that over the next forty years it would fight at the side of Serbia both in the Balkan wars and in the first World War, only to find itself after almost 200 years of self-government, forced into becoming part of a greater Serbia.
The validity of that history is once again confirmed by these original documents from the British archives, which I feel free to recommend both to the research community and to the broader readership.
www.archiveeditions.co.uk /Leafcopy/905-3.html   (850 words)

 History of Serbia and Montenegro
Upon the collapse of Austria-Hungary at the war's end in 1918, Vojvodina and Montenegro united with Serbia, and former south Slav subjects of the Hapsburgs sought the protection of the Serbian crown within a kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes.
In an effort to avoid the Serbian domination during the post years, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, and Montenegro were given separate and equal republican status within the new socialist federation of Yugoslavia; Kosovo and Vojvodina were made autonomous provinces within Yugoslavia.
The majority of the Montenegrin population opposed the annexation and on January 7, 1919, staged a national uprising -- known to history as the Christmas Uprising -- against the Serbian annexation.
www.muchofun.com /history/serbia_and_montenegro_history.html   (1275 words)

 Montenet - History of Montenegro: Montenegro in Yugoslavia, 1918-1992
Montenet - History of Montenegro: Montenegro in Yugoslavia, 1918-1992
Montenegro became a regular recipient of large quantities of federal aid, which enabled it to embark for the first time upon a process of industrialization.
This sign of the continuing strength of a sense of distinctive Montenegrin identity was matched by lively criticism of the conduct of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.montenet.org /history/cginyu.htm   (737 words)

 Nikola and Milena
Ruled by the Orthodox Christian Bishops of Cetinje, it was not until the nineteenth century that Montenegro became a principality and its independence recognised, in the reign of King Nikola I, who assumed the title in 1910 after fifty years on the throne.
The focus is on the life and times of King Nikola I of Montenegro (1841-1921), an era during which he played a vital role in European dynastic and political affairs.
Drawing on a wealth of material from the archives held by the Museum of King Nikola I in Cetinje, the story of Montenegro’s last ruler and his family is told as never before – the remarkable marriages, political triumphs and disasters, their pivotal role in WWI and their lives in exile.
www.leppi.com /html/nikola___milena.html   (646 words)

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