Large number of subterranean waters makes this area known by healthy drinking water. River Morača and River Ribnica have a special value and a natural beauty and they cross the City North-South and East-West.
Limestone beds, stone eaves, caves and specific canyons through which clean and clear rivers flow, with plenty of beaches, rapids, curves and vortexes remain in the long memory of the passenger. Podgorica is also surrounded by lush vineyards, called: Ćemovsko, Lješansko, Doljansko.
Podgorica is situated at the biggest flat ground area of Montenegro, as a part of spacious Skadar-Podgorica valley. It is gently sloping towards South and South-West. South part of Zeta valley, called Lower Zeta (Donja Zeta) continues towars Skadar Lake as a flooded land. This is an extremely fertile part of the plain with sedimented particles that form a thick layer of arable land, suitable for vegetable crops, such as peppers and tomatoes, as well as wine and fruit growing – specially for peaches, figs and kiwi growing.
In the central part of the Zeta Plain in the triangle between Rivers Cijevna, Ribnica and Morača a spacious Ćemovsko Field is placed, made of layers of gravel and sand, set with carbonate cement. In this field, a thicker layer of arable land has never been formed. With special agricultural technology hundreds of acres are won and transformed into vineyards with high-quality yield and subsequent production of quality wines and spirits. At the West, Podgorica opens towards Bjelopavlići Plain through which River Zeta meandrs, and which is climatic and pedologicaly extremely favorable for farming and fruit growing.
The city itself is known by spacious and nicely aranged green surface and parks. In some of them the pine tree dominates and in the others there are more deciduous trees such as linden, oak and plane trees. In the last period the boulevards in Podgorica are spreaded and they are decorated with the atractive trees – palms. Along the main city roads there are bushy vegetation like boxwood.
Zeta Plain where the city is situated is a unique area with 30 000 acres of arable land and it is extended from Head of Zeta to the shores of Skadar Lake.
River Morača is relatively rich with fish that confirms a common sight to the fishermen at the banks of the river, even in the city itself. A visitor of the city who is interested may inform at the Sports Fishing Club of Podgorica for necessary permits and valuable advices, which could be offered by lovers of this sport, and concernes the fishing places, equipment and what is most important, friendship.
Rivers are therefore the sources of life. Rivers Morača, Ribnica, Zeta, Sitnica, Mareza and Cijevna have determined the city borders for ages, but also a great number of subterranean waters make this area rich of a healthy drinking water. Limestone beds and extraordinary relief sculptured by Podgorica waters, apart from the practical, give Podgorica ecological aesthetic appearance.
Podgorica is made of the areas characteristic by their geography. In the area of Kuči and Piperi, agricultural production and cattle-breeding dominate the fruit growing, while mountain patato in this area thrive extremely well. Here, fishponds could be found in which the excellent trout is bred.