Montenegro is considered a large nation due to its total area. Its total land area is 13,812 km² (about 5,333 mi²). The continental shelf of Montenegro is approximately 3,896 km² (approximately 1,504 mi²). Montenegro is in Europe. Europe is a continent whose borders date back to ancient times. European countries include the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Vatican, among others. Montenegro has 5 neighboring countries. Its neighbors include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo and Serbia. Montenegro is not a landlocked country. It means it is bounded by at least one major body of water. The average altitude range of Montenegro is 1,086 m (3,563 ft).
The total length of land borders of Montenegro is 680 kilometers (~263 miles). Montenegro shares its land borders with 5 different countries and has the same number of unique land borders with neighboring territories. If, as in the case of Montenegro, a country has the same number of distinct neighboring regions as land borders, then that country does not have non-contiguous sections of a land border. This is in contrast to several countries that have multiple non-contiguous stretches of land borders. Montenegro has 5 neighboring countries. Its neighbors include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo and Serbia. The lengths of land borders of Montenegro with its neighboring countries are as follows:
Albania - 172 km (107 mi),
Bosnia and Herzegovina - 225 km (140 mi),
Croatia - 25 km (16 mi),
Kosovo - 79 km (49 miles),
Serbia - 124 km (77 miles).
The capital of Montenegro is Podgorica (officially); Cetinje (old royal capital, current seat of the President). The largest city in Montenegro is Podgorica.
The average altitude range of Montenegro is 1,086 m (3,563 ft). The highest point in Montenegro is Zla Kolata with an official elevation of 2534 m (8,314 ft). The lowest point in Montenegro is the Adriatic Sea. The difference in altitude between the highest (Zla Kolata) and the lowest (Adriatic) point of Montenegro is 2534 m (2 ft).
The total land area of Montenegro is 13,812 km² (approx. 5,333 mi²). and the total Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is 7,745 km² (~2,990 mi²). The continental shelf of Montenegro is approximately 3,896 km². Including the landmass and the EEZ, the total area of Montenegro is approximately 21,557 km² (~8,323 mi²). Montenegro is considered a large nation due to its total area.