Orthodoxy in Montenegro
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 to the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral of the Serbian Orthodox Church, while a minor percentage support the uncanonical and unrecognized Montenegrin Orthodox Church which claims the property of the Serbian Orthodox in Montenegro.
The 17th-century Ostrog monastery is a landmark of Montenegro and the most popular pilgrimage site.
The religious structure of Montenegro, based on the 2011 census, was:
- Eastern Orthodox - 446,858 (72.07%)
- Muslims - 118,477 (19.11%)
- Catholic - 21,299 (3.44%)
- Others 27,756 (5.38%)
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