Plav Municipality

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Plav Municipality

Opština Plav
Komuna e Plavës
Official seal of Plav Municipality
Seal
Plav Municipality in Montenegro
Plav Municipality in Montenegro
Coordinates: 42°35′00″N 19°56′00″E / 42.5833°N 19.9333°E / 42.5833; 19.9333Coordinates: 42°35′00″N 19°56′00″E / 42.5833°N 19.9333°E / 42.5833; 19.9333
CountryMontenegro
CapitalPlav
Government
 • Municipal PresidentMirsad Barjaktarević (SD)
Area
 • Total328 km2 (127 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,081
 • Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84323–84326
Area code+382 51
ISO 3166 codeME-13
Vehicle registrationPL
Websitewww.plav.me

Plav Municipality (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Општина Плав, Albanian: Komuna e Plavës) is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. The center is Plav.

In February 2014, the south-western third of the municipality seceded to form Gusinje Municipality.[1]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Settlements[edit]

Plav Municipality is divided into 5 communes (mjesna zajednica) with 22 settlements (naselje).[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population history[edit]

  • 1948 - 15,764
  • 1953 - 17,330
  • 1961 - 18,913
  • 1971 - 19,542
  • 1981 - 19,560
  • 1991 - 19,305
  • 2003 - 13,805
  • 2011 - 13,108

The areas that make up Plav Municipality following the formation of Gusinje Municipality had a population of 9,081 in 2011.

Ethnic groups[edit]

Ethnic composition of areas comprising Plav Municipality following the formation of Gusinje Municipality:

Plav (2011)
Bosniaks
56%
Serbs
21.48%
Albanians
9.04%
Montenegrins
7.95%
Muslims
3.79%
Others
1.74%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Skorupan, Aida (27 February 2014). "Kako je Gusinje dočekalo status opštine: Ostvarili san dug šest decenija". Vijesti. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Prostorno - Urbanistički Plan Opštine Plav" (PDF). Plav Municipality. May 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2015.