Municipalities of Montenegro

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Municipalities
Opštine / Oпштине
Municipalities of Montenegro.svg
Category Unitary state
Location  Montenegro
Number 23 municipalities
Populations 2,070 (Šavnik) - 185,937 (Podgorica)
Areas 46 Km² (Tivat) - 2,065 Km² (Nikšić)
Government Local governments

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

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City municipalities:

The Union of Municipalities of Montenegro is a national association of local authorities of Montenegro.[5]

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 19 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 22 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
No coats of arms.svg
Gusinje 157 21 4,027 20 26 Bosniak (42.64%) Bosnian Islam
9
Coat of arms of Herceg Novi.png
Herceg Novi 235 19 30,864 5 131 Serbian (48.89%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
10
Kolasin coat.gif
Kolašin 897 6 8,380 17 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 16 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 20 6,686 18 34 Bosniak (77.53%) Bosnian Islam
15
PlavWeapon.png
Plav 328 16 9,081 15 28 Bosniak (51.90%) Bosnian Islam
16
Pluzine coa.png
Plužine 854 7 3,246 22 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 23 4 Montenegrin (53.82%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
21
TivatWeapon.png
Tivat 46 23 14,031 14 305 Montenegrin (33.25%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
22
Coat of Arms of Ulcinj.svg
Ulcinj 255 18 19,921 10 78 Albanian (70.66%) Albanian Islam
23
Grb-Žabljak.png
Žabljak 445 12 3,569 21 8 Montenegrin (50.43%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petnjica i zvanično ponovo opština. 28.5.2013
  2. ^ Crna Gora: Petnjica dobila status opštine 28. 05. 2013.
  3. ^ "Zakon o izmjeni i dopuni Zakona o teritorijalnoj organizaciji Crne Gore" [Amendment to the Territorial Organization of Montenegro Law], Službeni List Crne Gore, 2013 (27), 11 June 2013, archived from the original on 2015-09-04, retrieved 30 June 2014
  4. ^ "Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o teritorijalnoj organizaciji Crne Gore" [Amendments to the Territorial Organization of Montenegro Law], Službeni List Crne Gore, 2014 (12), 7 March 2014, archived from the original on 2014-09-26, retrieved 21 June 2014
  5. ^ Union of Municipalities of Montenegro

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