Plav Municipality

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Plav Municipality
Opština Plav
Komuna e Plavës
Coat of arms of Plav Municipality
Plav Municipality in Montenegro
Plav Municipality in Montenegro
 • Total379 km2 (146 sq mi)
 • Total9,081
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code+382 51
ISO 3166 codeME-13
Vehicle registrationPL

Plav Municipality (Montenegrin, Albanian: Komuna e Plavës) is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. The center is Town of Plav. In February 2014, the south-western third of the municipality seceded to form Gusinje Municipality.[1]


Plav is located at the foot of the Accursed mountains range, adjacent to the springs of the river Lim. The area contains many lakes and the most known is Lake Plav, one of the largest in this region. The lakes Hrid and Visitor are mountain lakes, and Visitor is noted for its floating island. Plav is also renowned for its karst wells, among which are Ali Pasha of Gucia Springs and Oko Skakavica.


Plav Municipality is divided into 5 communes (mjesna zajednica) with 22 settlements (naselje).[2] Plav Municipality communes: Brezojevice commune (Brezojevice), Plav commune (Plav, Babino Polje, Bogajiće, Budojevice, Jara, Jasenica, Komorača, Korita, Meteh, Đurička Rijeka, Hakanje, Hoti, Skić and Vojno Selo), Murino commune (Murino, Gornja Ržanica, Mašnica and Pepići), Prnjavor commune (Prnjavor), Velika commune: Velika and Novšiće).[citation needed]

Local parliament[edit]

Parties and coalitions Seats Gov't.
SD 10 Yes
BS 7 Yes
DPS 6 Yes
SDP 3 No
AA 1 Yes
GZP 1 No
DCG 1 No


Town of Plav is administrative centre of Plav Municipality, which in 2011 had a population of 9,081. The town of Plav itself has 3,717 citizens.[3]



  1. ^ Skorupan, Aida (27 February 2014). "Kako je Gusinje dočekalo status opštine: Ostvarili san dug šest decenija". Vijesti.
  2. ^ "Prostorno - Urbanistički Plan Opštine Plav" (PDF). Plav Municipality. May 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  3. ^[bare URL PDF]