Etiquette in Montenegro

Montenegro is located in Eastern Europe and has a population of 677,000 people.

The nation is a parliamentary republic.

The official language of Montenegro is Montenegrin. People also speak Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, and Croatian.

Residents mostly follow Orthodox Christianity.

The currency of Montenegro is the euro.

Greetings Etiquette

A handshake is the norm when you first meet anyone. Afterwards, regardless of gender, there may be a handshake, a hug, or a kiss once or twice on the cheek.

General Etiquette

Montenegro is a smoking culture. Don’t be surprised to see people lighting up everywhere in public.

With the exception of court proceedings, punctuality isn’t particularly important.

Personal space isn’t important in Montenegro. People of the same gender may touch frequently in conversation, though this is not favorable among members of the opposite sex.