Statehood Day (Montenegro)

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
Official nameДан државности / Dan državnosti
Observed byMontenegro
Significancecommemorate the day in 1878 on which the Berlin Congress recognized Montenegro as an independent state
Date13 July
Next time13 July 2020 (2020-07-13)
Frequencyannual

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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