Practical life on site Montenegro
Montenegro is at the same time as France. Obviously, given the geographic shift to the east, the sun rises and sets earlier.
Electric voltage: 220 volts, 50 hertz, as in France. The sockets are identical, with two round pins.
- The stores are mostly open from 8 or 9 a.m. to The museums Offices and banks open Monday to Friday, except public holidays, from 8 a.m. to 19 or 20 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 15 p.m.
Debates over language have taken an increasingly political turn in recent years. In its path to independence, the government of Montenegro has, since 2000, sought to replace the designation of the official language "Serbian" by name "Montenegrin".
Both languages, Trècroat, the only language recognized as such by linguists. The differences only relate to the placement and form of certain accents and the use of 3 additional letters in Montenegrin. In other words, nothing at all if we move the debate out of the political arena.
As the term “Montenegrin” was not adopted following opposition from the “Unionists”, we now speak of “mother tongue”, a name which has replaced “Serbian” at school. The change has also resulted in the dismissal of several professors who opposed it.
In reYugoslavia, people are hunting down local dialects. As if different countries could not speak the same language ...
To better accentuate the differences, we write in Latin characters in the south of Montenegro and in Cyrillic in the north! Those who work in tourism sometimes speak English, sometimes German, Italian and rarely French.
Postal services are functioning reasonably well. Which doesn't mean quickly ...
- From th From Monté Internal calls: the national network is accessed by the prefix 0. The local code (081 for Podgorica) does not have to be dialed when calling from the same zone.
Fixed networks and cell phones cover the whole country. The latter works with the GSM system, so that French devices can pick up without problem if you have an international subscription.