Updated: Sep 26, 2022
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Montenegro, Crna Gora.
Montenegro is a country in southeast Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkans.
It borders Bosnia and Herzegovina to the north, Serbia and Kosovo to the east, Albania to the southeast, The Adriatic Sea, and Croatia to the west.
Reason for Naming
The name “Crna Gora” (Montenegro) is mentioned for the first time in the Charter of King Milutin, in 1276. It is believed that it got its name after the dense forests that covered Mount Lovcen and the surrounding area. The forests were so dark that the viewers got the impression of a “black” mountain.