Municipalities of Montenegro

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Municipalities
Opštine / Oпштине
Municipalities of Montenegro.svg
CategoryUnitary state
Location Montenegro
Number24 municipalities
Populations2,070 (Šavnik) - 185,937 (Podgorica)
Areas46 Km² (Tivat) - 2,065 Km² (Nikšić)
GovernmentLocal governments

The municipalities (Montenegrin Latin: opštine, singular: opština) are the first level administrative subdivisions of Montenegro. The country is divided into 23 municipalities including the Old Royal Capital Cetinje and the Podgorica Capital City. Podgorica is divided into one subdivisions called city municipality (Montenegrin Latin: gradska opština), forming the basic level of local government.

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The Union of Municipalities of Montenegro is a national association of local authorities of Montenegro.[1]

List[edit]

# Coat of arms/
emblem
Municipality Area Population Density Ethnic Majority (2011) Predominant language Predominant religion
Km² Rank Total Rank Pop/km²
1
CoatAN.jpg
Andrijevica 283 17 5,071 20 18 Serbian (61.86%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
2
Coat of Arms of Bar.png
Bar 598 8 42,048 4 70 Montenegrin (46.50%) Montenegrin Eastern Orthodox
3
BeraneWeapon.png
Berane 544 10 28,305 7 52 Serbian (42.96%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
4
BijeloPoljeWeapon.png
Bijelo Polje 924 4 46,051 3 50 Serbian (35.96%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
5
Budva-grb.gif
Budva 122 23 19,218 11 157 Montenegrin (48.19%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
6
Cetinje Coat-of-Arms.svg
Cetinje 899 5 16,657 13 19 Montenegrin (90.54%) Montenegrin Eastern Orthodox
7
Danilovgrad crest.png
Danilovgrad 501 11 18,472 12 37 Montenegrin (64.19%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
8
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Gusinje 157 22 4,027 21 26 Bosniak (42.64%) Bosnian Islam
9
Coat of arms of Herceg Novi.png
Herceg Novi 235 20 30,864 5 131 Serbian (48.89%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
10
Kolasin coat.gif
Kolašin 897 6 8,380 18 9 Montenegrin (57.42%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
11
Coat of Arms of Kotor.png
Kotor 335 15 22,601 9 67 Montenegrin (48.88%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
12
Mojkovac coa.png
Mojkovac 367 14 8,622 17 23 Montenegrin (59.12%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
13
Niksic-Grb.gif
Nikšić 2,065 1 72,443 2 35 Montenegrin (63.70%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
14
Grb petnjica.JPG
Petnjica 173 21 6,686 19 34 Bosniak (77.53%) Bosnian Islam
15
PlavWeapon.png
Plav 328 16 9,081 16 28 Bosniak (51.90%) Bosnian Islam
16
Pluzine coa.png
Plužine 854 7 3,246 23 4 Serbian (65.65%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
17
Pljevlja-grb.png
Pljevlja 1,346 3 30,786 6 23 Serbian (57.07%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
18
Podgorica Coat of Arms.png
Podgorica 1,399 2 185,937 1 133 Montenegrin (57.35%) Montenegrin Eastern Orthodox
19
Rozaje-grb.png
Rožaje 432 13 22,964 8 53 Bosniak (83.91%) Bosnian Islam
20
SavnikWeapon.png
Šavnik 553 9 2,070 24 4 Montenegrin (53.82%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
21
TivatWeapon.png
Tivat 46 24 14,031 14 305 Montenegrin (33.25%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
22
No coats of arms.svg
Tuzi 236 19 12,096 15 67 Albanian (50.18%) Albanian Roman Catholicism
23
Coat of Arms of Ulcinj.svg
Ulcinj 255 18 19,921 10 78 Albanian (70.66%) Albanian Islam
24
Grb-Žabljak.png
Žabljak 445 12 3,569 22 8 Montenegrin (50.43%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox

Politics[edit]

List of current mayors and local governments
  Democratic Party of Socialists (18)   Democratic Montenegro (3)   Socialist People's Party (2)   Bosniak Party (1)

Municipality Current Mayor Party Local government Elected
Podgorica Ivan Vuković DPS
DPS-SD-AA
2018
Nikšić Veselin Grbović DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Bijelo Polje Petar Smolović DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Bar Zoran Srzentić DPS
DPS-SD-BB-BS
2018
Herceg Novi Stevan Katić DCG
DCG-DF-SNP-NL-SDP-URA
2017
Pljevlja Mirko Đačić DPS
DPS-SD-BS
2018
Berane Dragoslav Šćekić SNP
SNP-DF-DCG
2018
Rožaje Ejup Nurković BS
BS-DPS
2018
Kotor Vladimir Jokić DCG
DCG-DF-SDP-URA
2016
Ulcinj Ljoro Nrekić DPS
DPS-FORCA
2018
Budva Dragan Krapović DCG
DCG-DF-SNP-SDP-CRN-URA
2016
Danilovgrad Zorica Kovačević DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Cetinje Aleksandar Kašćelan DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Tivat Snežana Matijević DPS
DPS-SD-HGI
2016
Tuzi Abedin Adžović DPS
DPS-BS-DUA-SD
2017
Plav Skender Šarkinović DPS
DPS-SD-BS
2018
Mojkovac Ranko Mišnić DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Kolašin Milosav Bulatović DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Petnjica Samir Agović DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Andrijevica Srđan Mašović DPS
DPS-SD
2016
Gusinje Anela Čekič DPS
DPS-SD-BS-DUA
2016
Žabljak Isailo Šljivančanin DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Plužine Mijuško Bajagić SNP
SNP
2018
Šavnik Velimir Perišić DPS
DPS-SD
2018

See also[edit]

Coat of arms of Montenegro.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Montenegro
Constitution

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