Šušanj

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Šušanj
Шушањ
Town
Šušanj.jpg
Šušanj is located in Montenegro
Šušanj
Šušanj
Location of Šušanj in Montenegro
Coordinates: 42°06′34″N 19°05′11″E / 42.10944°N 19.08639°E / 42.10944; 19.08639
Country  Montenegro
Municipality Bar Municipality
Elevation 151 ft (46 m)
Population (2003)
 • Total 2,212
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code +382 30
Car plates BR

Šušanj (pronounced [ʃûːʃaɲ]) is a small town in Montenegro. According to the 2003 census, the town has a population of 2,212 people. The town is located about a kilometre from Bar and its beaches are popular with local residents and tourists. In summer the town has many tourists staying in local accommodation; bars, restaurants and shops are open throughout the warmer months. The famous Belgrade - Bar railway passes through the town on its approach to Bar.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Šušanj
Year Pop. ±%
1948 307 —    
1953 340 +10.7%
1961 580 +70.6%
1971 1,328 +129.0%
1981 2,520 +89.8%
1991 1,324 −47.5%
2003 2,212 +67.1%
Ethnicity in 2003
Ethnicity Number Percentage
Montenegrins 1,116 50.45%
Serbs 811 36.66%
Bosniaks 66 2.98%
Muslims 35 1.58%
Albanians 16 0.72%
Croats 14 0.63%
Macedonians 9 0.40%
Romani 7 0.31%
Hungarians 5 0.22%
Russians 4 0.18%
Germans 2 0.09%
Yugoslavs 2 0.09%
Slovenes 1 0.04%
Undeclared / Undefined 99 4.48%
Unknown 8 0.36%
Others 11 0.49%
Total 2,212 100%

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