Pray for: Montenegro

Flag for Montenegro

Key Stats

Religion & Geography
Category Statistic
Continent: Europe
Capital: Podgorica
Population: 628,051
% Urban: 67.8 %
Population Under 15 Yrs: 18.2 %
Official Language: Ijekavian dialect of Serbian, one of the southern Slavonic languages
Languages: 6
Literacy Rate: 99 %
HDI Ranking: 48 / 189
% Christian: 77.1 %
% Evangelical: 0.1 %
Largest Religion: Christian
% Largest Religion: 77.1 %
People Groups: 17
Least Reached People Groups: 3
% Unevangelized: 8 %


Title: Montenegro

Tier: 1

Type: country

Independence brought optimism and hope. Montenegro is a small country, but it has great potential. However, it must avoid the hatred among ethnic/religious communities that cripples most nations of the Balkan region. Pray for Montenegro to be a just, peaceful, and corruption-free nation which enjoys ethnic harmony! Pray that people will seek the truth of Christ in the midst of their newfound nationhood.

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Content taken or adapted from Operation World, 7th Edition (2010) and Pray for the World (2015). Both books are published by InterVarsity Press. All rights reserved.