Eastern Orthodoxy in Montenegro

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For the Serbian Orthodox metropolitanate, see Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral.

Eastern Orthodoxy is one of the three main religions in Montenegro, and the largest. According to the latest census, 446,858 people (72.07%) registered as Orthodox Christians. The majority of Orthodox people are adherents of the Serbian Orthodox Church, that has 3 dioceses in the country: Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral, Eparchy of Budimlja and Nikšić and Eparchy of Mileševa. A minor percentage support the uncanonical and unrecognized Montenegrin Orthodox Church which claims the property of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro.

The 17th-century Ostrog monastery is a landmark of Montenegro and the most popular pilgrimage site.

2011 census[edit]

The religious structure of Montenegro, based on the 2011 census, was:

Orthodox faith in Montenegro (2011 census).

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