Plav Municipality

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Plav Municipality

Opština Plav
Komuna e Plavës
Coat of arms of Plav Municipality
Coat of arms
Plav Municipality in Montenegro
Plav Municipality in Montenegro
CountryMontenegro
CapitalPlav
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 Town of Plav. In February 2014, the south-western third of the municipality seceded to form Gusinje Municipality.[1]

Geography[edit]

Plav is located at the foot of the Prokletije mountain 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. Villages in the municipality include Gusinje.

Settlements[edit]

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).

Local parliament[edit]

Parties and coalitions Seats Gov't.
Social Democrats (SD) 10 Yes
Bosniak Party (BS) 7 Yes
Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) 6 Yes
Social Democratic Party (SDP) 3 No
DF and Socialist People's Party|SNP Coalition 2 No
Albanian Alternative (AA) 1 Yes
Group of Voters – I vote for Plav 1 No
Democratic Montenegro (Democrats) 1 No

Demographics[edit]

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

Gallery[edit]

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.
  3. ^ http://www.monstat.org/userfiles/file/popis2011/saopstenje/saopstenje%281%29.pdf