Mrkojevići (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Мркојевићи), also known as Mrkovići (Мрковићи), is a region and historical tribe in southeastern Montenegro which lies between the towns of Bar and Ulcinj. Some of its members consider themselves Serbs or Bosniaks, while most consider themselves exclusively Montenegrin.
The region includes settlements in the municipalities of Bar and Ulcinj. The region covers an area of 91.06 km², of which 77.09 km² falls in the territory of the Municipality of Bar while 13.97 km² falls in the territory of the Municipality of Ulcinj. There are ten main settlements: Velje Selo, Dabezići, Dobra Voda, Gorana (Mala and Velja), Grdovići, Kunje, Ljeskovac, Međureč, Pelinkovići and Pečurice; and three parts: Bušat, Dubrava and Dobra Voda. The region borders Krajina to the east.
Mrkojevići is first mentioned in 1409.
According to the 2003 census, the total population of the towns was 3,209.
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According to folklore the tribe descends from a Mrkota who was from Piperi, Montenegro.
There is a festival called "Dani Mrkojevića" (Days of the Mrkojevići).
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