- Why does Montenegro use the euro?
Montenegro has no currency of its own. From 1996 the Deutsche Mark was used as the de facto currency. The Mark was replaced by the euro in 2002.
- Are credit cards widely accepted in Montenegro?
The following credit cards are widely-accepted in Montenegro; Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro, American Express, Diners.
- Is Montenegro part of the EU?
Although they use the euro, Montenegro is not currently part of the EU.
The Low Down on Montenegro Currency
European Central Bank
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€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500
1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2
The official currency in Montenegro is the euro- abbreviated to EUR. 1 Euro is subdivided into 100 cents.
From 1996, the Deutsche Mark was used in Montenegro as the de facto currency and was formally adopted as Montenegro’s currency in 1999.
The euro replaced the Deutsche Mark as Montenegro’s official currency in 2002 with no objections from the European Central Bank.
Although still not a part of the European Union, Montenegro started the process of assentation into the EU in November of 2005.
The most commonly-used bills for the euro are the 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 notes.
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