Petnjica

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Petnjica
Петњица
Town
Petnjica is located in Montenegro
Petnjica
Petnjica
Coordinates: 42°54′24.84″N 19°57′45″E / 42.9069000°N 19.96250°E / 42.9069000; 19.96250
Country Montenegro
Municipality Petnjica
Population (2011)
 • Total 539
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Petnjica (Петњица) is a town in northern Montenegro, and center of Petnjica Municipality. In 2011, the population of Petnjica was 539, while the municipality population was 5,665. Petnjica regained municipality status on May 28, 2013, which it previously had from 1945 to 1957, when it was merged with the Berane Municipality. The municipality's inhabitants identify as Bosniaks by majority, the rest mostly as Muslims. It is a center of the Bihor region. The region was home to the Rastoder family (Rifat, Šerbo and Osman)

Settlements[edit]

It consists of 27 smaller villages: Bare, Bor, Dašča Rijeka, Dobrodole, Donja Vrbica, Godočelje, Gornja Vrbica, Hazane, Jahova Voda, Javorova, Johovice, Kalica, Kruščica, Lagatore, Laze, Lješnica, Murovac, Orahovo, Paljuh, Petnjica, Ponor, Poroče, Radmance, Savin Bor, Trnavice, Trpezi, Tucanje, Vrševo.

Demographics[edit]

Population and ethnicity per settlement (2003):

Town Montenegrins Serbs Bosniaks Muslims No response Others Total
Bor 1 0 237 1 0 4 243
Dašča Rijeka 0 0 115 0 0 0 115
Dobrodole 0 0 109 22 0 3 134
Donja Vrbica 10 0 356 40 0 0 406
Godočelje 1 0 224 4 0 0 229
Gornja Vrbica 4 1 475 48 6 2 536
Javorova 0 0 76 41 0 0 117
Johovice 0 0 84 64 0 0 148
Kalica 1 0 133 12 0 0 146
Kruščica 0 0 94 0 0 3 97
Lagatori 0 0 345 74 0 1 420
Laze 97 0 0 0 1 1 99
Lješnica 22 18 0 0 10 10 60
Murovac 0 0 42 1 0 0 43
Orahovo 6 0 61 63 0 0 130
Paljuh 0 0 16 72 1 0 89
Petnjica 9 1 446 95 12 2 565
Ponor 0 0 62 0 0 3 65
Poroče 0 0 17 16 0 0 33
Radmance 1 0 279 28 1 2 311
Savin Bor 0 0 251 10 0 0 261
Trpezi 10 0 613 137 9 4 773
Tucanje 10 0 168 198 0 2 378
Vrševo 4 0 189 69 3 2 267
Total[citation needed] 176 20 4,392 995 43 39 5,665

Coordinates: 42°57′23″N 19°05′41″E / 42.95639°N 19.09472°E / 42.95639; 19.09472

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