Gorana, Bar

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Country  Montenegro
Municipality Bar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Gorana (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Горана) is a quite small village in Bar Municipality in Montenegro. The village is located south from the city of Bar in the region of Mrkojevići. Gorana has a population of 523 inhabitants according to the census of 2003.

Gorana is divided into two sections, Velja Gorana and Mala Gorana. Velja Gorana is mainly composed, among others, of Nikezić, Metanović, Grgurević, Kordić, Isaković, Vučić and Kovačević families. Mala Gorana is mainly composed of the Šabović and Sulejmanović families. These are the main surnames of these villages.

Gorana is a rural farmland that has an elementary school since around year 1905. For further education children of Gorana will have to attend school in Pecurice. The current mayor of Gorana is Senad Dibra elected in 2013. At the inauguration, thousands of people came to celebrate and it included a performance by award winning singer Ekrem Jevrić.


Town Montenegrins Bosniaks Muslims by nationality Albanians No response Others Total
Mala Gorana 113 0 12 2 0 10 137
Velja Gorana 126 1 226 11 14 8 386
Total 239 1 238 13 14 18 523