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Montenegro, locally named Crna Gora, Црна Гора is a Parliamentary republic, found between Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania and the Adriatic Sea. It covers 13.812 square kilometres, and is the home of 678.931citizens. 74% are Christians and 19% Muslims.
The local currency is Euro, worth 7,46 Danish Krone. The GDP is US$4.250 billion.
Due to the mountains, the climate varieties a lot throughout the country. The coast is Mediterranean while the peaks are Alpine.
Due to this, the biodiversity is high. The vascular flora of Montenegro has 3.250 species while the here are 18 amphibian, 38 reptiles and around 333 species of birds. Among the more interesting larger mammals are the Brown bear (Ursus arctos), Eurasian wolf (Canis lupus lupus), Balkan Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra balcanica), Eurasian Beaver, Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) (Castor fiber) and Boar (Sus scrofa).
Among the more interesting plants are Draba bertiscea, Edraianthus wettsteinii, Edraianthus pulevicii, Viola nicolai, Campanula austroadriatica and Androsace komovensis.