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Introduction

Niksic is the second largest city in Montenegro with around 75,000 inhabitants. It is mainly and industrial city with few attractions, though it did give its name to the biggest beer brand of the country.

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Weather

Niksic has charactertistic of both the Meditarranean and Continental climate, with relatively cold winters though with regular frost and snow. But summers are hot and dry, hotter than along the coast and comparable to those in Podgorica.

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Getting There

By Plane

The airport near Podgorica is only about one hour away and has regular international connections.

By Bus

Regular buses go to Podgorica and the coastal towns and towards Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Keep Connected

Internet

Wi-Fi points in bars and cafeterias are available to customers, and most hotels offer Wi-Fi connection in common areas for their guests. Some central tourist areas are also covered by wi-fi.

Internetcafes are still widely available as well, mainly in larger cities and tourist places, less so in smaller rural towns and communities.

Phone

See also: International Telephone Calls

The general emergency number is 112, but you can also contact police (122), fire (123) and ambulance (124) seperately. The international telephone code for the country is 382.

MTEL CG, T-Mobile and Telenor Montenegro provide cell phone services in the country. All providers have national coverage, and provide advanced services. You can buy mobile phone sim cards already for € 1. As of 2011 you need to fill in short form and show ID or passport in order to activate prepaid number at local operator's store. It sure pays to get a local SIM card as data roaming services with you own cell phone are usually much higher.

Post

Montenegro Post provides quite reliable, affordable services, both domestic as well as international. Post offices generally keep long hours, from 7:00 or 8:00am till 8:00pm, 6 days a week, except Sundays. If you want to send a package, it might be better to use an international courier company like DHL, TNT, UPS or FedEx, as they are fast and competitively priced as well.

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