Flag of Montenegro (GIF)


The flag of Montenegro is a red flag with a gold border with the national coat of arms in the middle. Red is thought to represent the blood of Christ and the blood shed for independence, while yellow represents the royal heritage. On its coat of arms, there are symbols symbolizing Christianity and a two-headed eagle showing the harmony of the church and the state. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on July 13, 2004.

The Montenegro flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Montenegro is a sovereign state in the Adriatic Sea in Southeast Europe. Its capital is Podgorica (official) and its population is about 679,000.


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Podgorica (pop. 151,000)
Other major cities:Nikšić (57,000)
Official languages:Montenegrin
Region:Southern Europe
Ethnic groups:44.5% Montenegrins
28.7% Serbs
8.6% Bosniaks
4.9% Albanians
0.9% Croats
13.6% Others
Religion:75.93% Christians
19.21% Muslims
3.31% irreligious
3.65% Others
Demonym:Montenegrin
Area:13,812 km²
(5,333 sq mi)
Population:679,000
Currency:Euro


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Zastava i grb Crne Gore / Застава и грб Црне Горе), GIF

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