Municipalities of Montenegro

Municipalities
Opštine / Oпштине
Category Unitary state
Location  Montenegro
Number 23 municipalities
Populations

2,070 (Šavnik)

185,937 (Podgorica Capital City)
Areas

46 Km² (Tivat)

2,065 Km² (Nikšić)
Government Local governments

The municipalities (Montenegrin: општине /opštine) are the first level administrative subdivisions of Montenegro. The country is divided into 23 municipalities (општина / opština), the Old Royal Capital Cetinje and the Podgorica Capital City. Podgorica is divided into two subdivisions called city municipalities (градска општина / gradska opština), forming the basic level of local government.

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The Union of Municipalities of Montenegro is a national association of local authorities of Montenegro.[5]

List

# Coat of arms/
emblem
Municipality Area Population Density Ethnic Majority (2011) Predominant language Predominant religion
Km²Rank TotalRank Pop/km²
1Andrijevica283175,0711918Serbian (61.86%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
2Bar598842,048470Montenegrin (46.50%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
3Berane5441028,305752Serbian (42.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
4Bijelo Polje924446,051350Serbian (35.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
5Budva1222219,21811157Montenegrin (48.19%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
6Cetinje899516,6571319Montenegrin (90.54%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
7Danilovgrad5011118,4721237Montenegrin (64.19%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
8Gusinje157214,0272026Bosniak (42.64%)BosnianIslam
9Herceg Novi2351930,8645131Serbian (48.89%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
10Kolašin89768,380179Montenegrin (57.42%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
11Kotor3351522,601967Montenegrin (48.88%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
12Mojkovac367148,6221623Montenegrin (59.12%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
13Nikšić2,065172,443235Montenegrin (63.70%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
14Petnjica173206,6861834Bosniak (77.53%)BosnianIslam
15Plav328169,0811528Bosniak (51.90%)BosnianIslam
16Plužine85473,246224Serbian (65.65%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
17Pljevlja1,346330,786623Serbian (57.07%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
18Podgorica1,3992185,9371133Montenegrin (57.35%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
19Rožaje4321322,964853Bosniak (83.91%)BosnianIslam
20Šavnik55392,070234Montenegrin (53.82%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
21Tivat462314,03114305Montenegrin (33.25%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
22Ulcinj2551819,9211078Albanian (70.66%)AlbanianIslam
23Žabljak445123,569218Montenegrin (50.43%)SerbianEastern Orthodox

See also

This article is part of a series on the
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Montenegro
Constitution

References

  1. Petnjica i zvanično ponovo opština. 28.5.2013
  2. Crna Gora: Petnjica dobila status opštine 28. 05. 2013.
  3. "Zakon o izmjeni i dopuni Zakona o teritorijalnoj organizaciji Crne Gore" [Amendment to the Territorial Organization of Montenegro Law], Službeni List Crne Gore, 2013 (27), 11 June 2013, archived from the original on 2015-09-04, retrieved 30 June 2014
  4. "Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o teritorijalnoj organizaciji Crne Gore" [Amendments to the Territorial Organization of Montenegro Law], Službeni List Crne Gore, 2014 (12), 7 March 2014, archived from the original on 2014-09-26, retrieved 21 June 2014
  5. Union of Municipalities of Montenegro
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