Montenegro

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Montenegro

Republic of Montenegro

Europe

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Geography

Area: 14,026 sq km

A coastal Adriatic state. Small, but mountainous and picturesque.

Population: 625,516    Annual Growth: 0.03%

Capital: Podgorica

Urbanites: 59.5%

HDI Rank: 65 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 24 (8% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Ijekavian dialect of Serbian, one of the southern Slavonic languages    Languages: 6 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians481,96077.05-0.3
Evangelicals2860.05.2

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Challenges for Prayer

Independence has brought optimism and hope. Montenegro is a small country but has great potential. If it can avoid the enmity between ethnic/religious communities that plagues most of the Balkans, there is much to look forward to. However, economic development (mostly through a burgeoning tourist industry and the aim of joining the EU) brings neither peace nor salvation, and less upright elements of society will now see the nation as a ripe new target for their vice. Pray for Montenegro to be a just, peaceful and corruption-free nation which enjoys ethnic harmony. Pray that people will seek the truth in the midst of their new-found nationhood.

     For an additional 3 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Montenegro.