Bobovište, Bar

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Bobovište
Boboshti
Village
Bobovište is located in Montenegro
Bobovište
Bobovište
Coordinates: 42°07′09″N 19°16′14″E / 42.11917°N 19.27056°E / 42.11917; 19.27056Coordinates: 42°07′09″N 19°16′14″E / 42.11917°N 19.27056°E / 42.11917; 19.27056
Country  Montenegro
Municipality Bar
Commune Krajina
Population (2003)
 • Total 230

Bobovište (Albanian: Boboshti; Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Бобовиште) is a village in Bar Municipality, in southeastern Montenegro. It lies on the western bank of Lake Skadar, in a geographical region known as Skadarska Krajina.

History[edit]

Prior to the village population's conversion to Islam, they had used the nearby Orthodox Moračnik Monastery as their church.[1] In 1894, while Branislav Nušić travelled here, he noted that the village was Muslim.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2003 the village had a population of 230.[3] All of the inhabitants are Sunni Muslim. The average age of the population is 43.1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delo: list za nauku, književnost i društveni život. Carna radikalna štamparija. 1894. p. 441. Retrieved 8 August 2013. Манастир Морачник у језеру стоји спрам села Бобовишга, и он се близу овог села види ; и без сумње да је ово прије турчења Бобовиштана била њихова црква. 
  2. ^ Branislav Đ Nušić (1902). S Kosova na sinje more: beleške s puta kroz Arbanase 1894. godine. Édition "Slika". p. 102. 
  3. ^ Књига 9, Становништво, упоредни преглед броја становника 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2003, подаци по насељима, Републички завод за статистику, Подгорица, септембар 2005, COBISS-ID 8764176