Montenegro is situated on the Balkan Peninsula, at the heart of Europe. Although it has a territory of only 14,000km2 and a population of some 630,000, its contribution to World Heritage is impressive.
Montenegro borders with Serbia (to the north), Kosovo (to the east), Bosnia and Herzegovina (to the west), Albania (to the southeast), and Croatia (to the northwest) and has the Adriatic coast on the south. The border is 614km long. The coast is 293km long. There are two international airports – in Podgorica and Tivat. There are ports in Bar, Kotor, Zelenika and Tivat, ferry routes Bar-Bari-Bar and Bar-Ancona- Bar, and the railroad Bar-Podgorica-Belgrade-Budapest.
According to the Human Development Index (HDI), a key quality of life indicator published by the UNDP, Montenegro was ranked 49th out of the total of 188 countries in 2015, falling into the category of countries with high HDI.
Foreign investors may invest in any industry and are free to transfer funds, assets and other goods, including profit and dividend. Foreign investors enjoy national treatment, i.e. have the same status as the domestic ones.
Foreign investors include foreign physical or legal persons with headquarters abroad; companies with more than 25% of foreign capital; Montenegrin citizens residing abroad for more than 12 months, or companies set up by foreign citizens in Montenegro.