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Flag of Montenegro

Use: National flag, civil and state ensign
Proportion: 1:2
Adopted: 13 July 2004 (standardized 15 September 2004)
Design: A red field surrounded by a golden border; charged with the Coat of Arms at the centre. The coat of arms in the flag occupies ​2⁄3 of its height. The width of the golden border is ​1⁄20 the width of the hoist side

Variant flag of Montenegro

Use: National flag
Proportion: 2:1
Adopted: 13 July 2004
Design: Vertical format

Variant flag of Montenegro
Variant flag of Montenegro

Use: Naval ensign
Proportion: 2:5
Adopted: 22 July 2010
Design: Blue with the national flag in as its canton, occupying ​2⁄5 of its width and ​1⁄2 of its length with a white anchor interlaced with three lines representing the surface of the water in the right side of the flag.
The flag of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Застава Црне Горе / Zastava Crne Gore) 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. It is a red banner with broader golden edges all around the red field with the coat of arms of Montenegro in its center.

The Law on the state symbols and the statehood day of Montenegro reached full effect the day after its publication in the Official Gazette of Montenegro. The publication occurred 12 July 2004 and the legal power of the Law occurred the day after, on 13 July 2004 - the statehood day of Montenegro.

Description
The flag of Montenegro is red, with the coat of arms in the middle, and golden borders. The ratio of the flag is 1:2. The coat of arms takes up ​2⁄3 of the flag's height. The middle point of the coat of arms matches the middle point of the flag. The width of the border is ​1⁄20 of the flag's proportions. Two versions of the Montenegrin flag are in use, horizontal, mostly used outdoor; and vertical, mostly used indoor.

Use of flag
The flag is permanently hoisted on:

  • the Parliament of Montenegro;
  • buildings which are official premises of the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, the Chairman of the High Court, the Chairman of the Constitutional Court, the Supreme State Attorney and the Human Rights Ombudsman;
  • the residence of the President of Montenegro.

The flag is also hoisted on:

  • the statehood day of Montenegro and in days of other state holidays of Montenegro, on buildings in which are seated state bodies and other bodies of government
  • buildings of the representations of Montenegro abroad;
  • aircraft, ships and other vessels according to special regulations;
  • voting sites during elections and referendums;
  • mourning days determined by the Government, half-masted.

The flag may also be hoisted during international meetings, political, scientific, cultural, artistic, sporting and other manifestations in which Montenegro is represented, according to the rules of such events.

According to international tradition, when the flag is hoisted together with one or more flags of other states or international organizations on Montenegrin soil, the flag takes the place of honour. The place of honour is considered the center of a circle, the top of a semicircle, the first place in a row, column or a group of flags, the central position between the flags and the left side as seen from the front from the flags of other states or international organizations.

The flag is hoisted, lowered and carried with the usual honors (standing up, saluting etc.) The flag can not be hoisted so as to touch the ground, nor should be used as a table cloth, curtain or similar.


Црна Гора
Crna Gora
Flag of Montenegro
Flag
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Coat of arms
Anthem:
’Ој, свијетла мајска зоро’
Oj, svijetla majska zoro
(English: ’Oh, Bright Dawn of May’)
Location of Montenegro (green) in Europe (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
Location of Montenegro (green)

in Europe (dark grey) – [Legend]

Location of Montenegro
Capital
and largest city
Podgorica
42°47′N 19°28′E / 42.783°N 19.467°E / 42.783; 19.467
Official languages Montenegrin (national and official)
Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, Croatian (co-official)
Writing system Latin, Cyrillic
Ethnic groups
(2011)
  • 44.5% Montenegrins
  • 28.7% Serbs
  • 8.6% Bosniaks
  • 4.9% Albanians
  • 0.9% Croats
  • 13.6% Others
Religion
(2011)
  • 75.93% Christians
  • 19.21% Muslims
  • 3.31% irreligious
  • 3.65% Others
Demonym(s) Montenegrin
Government Unitary dominant-party parliamentary constitutional republic
• President
Milo Đukanović
• Prime Minister
Duško Marković
• Speaker of Parliament
Ivan Brajović
Legislature Parliament
Events
• Formation of Duklja as a vassal of Byzantine Empire
625
• Duklja gains independence from the Byzantine Empire
7 October 1042
• Kingdom of Duklja
1077
• Kingdom of Zeta proclaimed
1373
• Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro founded
1516
• De facto monarchy established under "False Emperor" Stephan the Little
1767
• Principality of Montenegro
1 January 1852
• Kingdom of Montenegro
28 August 1910
• Formation of Yugoslavia
1 December 1918
• Independence regained
3 June 2006
Area
• Total
13,812 km2 (5,333 sq mi) (156th)
• Water (%)
2.6
Population
• July 2018 estimate
Increase 678,901 (164th)
• 2011 census
620,029
• Density
45/km2 (116.5/sq mi) (121st)
GDP (PPP) 2019 estimate
• Total
$12.310 billion
• Per capita
$19,734 (74th)
GDP (nominal) 2019 estimate
• Total
$5.607 billion
• Per capita
$8,988 (80th)
Gini (2014) Positive decrease 31.9
medium · 9th
HDI (2017) Increase 0.814
very high · 50th
Currency Euro (€)a (EUR)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2 (CEST)
Driving side right
Calling code +382
ISO 3166 code ME
Internet TLD .me
  1. Adopted unilaterally; Montenegro is not a formal member of the Eurozone.

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