Brief information about the Herceg-Novi
Herceg Novi Herceg Novi (Montenegrin Cyrillic and Serbian Cyrillic: Херцег Нови; pronounced [xěrtseɡ nôʋiː]) is a coastal town in Montenegro located in the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and in the foot of Mount Orjen. It's the center of the Herceg Novi Municipality with around 33,000 inhabitants.
Herceg Novi was called Castelnuovo ("New castle" in Italian) between 1482 and 1797, as it was part of Ottoman Empire and the Albania Veneta of the Republic of Venice. It turned out to be a Catholic bishopric and remains a titular see as Novi. Despite being one of the settlements on the Adriatic, herceg Novi has experienced a turbulent past.
A history of occupations has created a mix of diverse and picturesque style in town.