Statehood Day (Montenegro)

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Statehood Day
Official name Дан државности / Dan državnosti
Observed by Montenegro
Significance commemorate the day in 1878 on which the Berlin Congress recognized Montenegro as an independent state
Date 13 July
Next time 13 July 2019 (2019-07-13)
Frequency annual

Statehood Day (Montenegrin: Дан државности / Dan državnosti) is a holiday that occurs every year on 13 July in Montenegro to commemorate the day in 1878 on which the Berlin Congress recognized Montenegro as the twenty-seventh independent state in the world.

Statehood Day is not to be confused with Montenegro's Independence Day, which is held each year on 21 May in honor of the 2006 plebiscite that indicated that 55.5% of Montenegrins were in favor of becoming a sovereign nation.

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