Plužine

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Plužine
Плужине
Plužine Piva Lake.JPG
Coat of arms of Plužine
Plužine is located in Montenegro
Plužine
Plužine
Location within Montenegro
Coordinates: 43°09′N 18°50′E / 43.15°N 18.83°E / 43.15; 18.83Coordinates: 43°09′N 18°50′E / 43.15°N 18.83°E / 43.15; 18.83
Country Montenegro
MunicipalityPluzine coa.png Plužine
Founded14th century
Settlements43
Government
 • MayorMijuško Bajagić, SNP
Area
 • Town and municipality854 km2 (330 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Density5/km2 (10/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,341
 • Rural
1,905
 • Municipality
3,235
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
81435
Area code+382 40
ISO 3166-2 codeME-15
Car plates
ClimateCfb
Websitewww.pluzine.me

Plužine (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Плужине, pronounced [plûʒinɛ]) is a town in northwestern Montenegro. In 2011 it has a population of 1,341.[1][2]

Location[edit]

Town is located near the Piva lake (Pivsko) in the northwestern mountainous region of Montenegro, close to the Durmitor National Park area. Plužine is the administrative centre of Plužine Municipality and also unofficial centre of Piva region, named after the Piva River and historical tribe of Piva (Pivljani).

Population[edit]

Plužine is administrative centre of Plužine municipality, which in 2011 had a population of 3,235. The town of Plužine itself has 1,341 citizens.

Historical population[edit]

Population of Town of Plužine:

  • 1981 - 730
  • 1991 - 1,453
  • 2003 - 1,494
  • 2011 - 1,341

Ethnic composition[edit]

Ethnic groups (1991 census):

  • Montenegrins (91.61%)
  • Serbs (6.63%)

Ethnic groups (2003 census):

Ethnic groups (2011 census):

Transport[edit]

The town is close to the border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Herzegovina region) for the town of Gacko and Foča.

Plužine is located on a road connecting central Montenegrin cities Podgorica and Nikšić with central Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O Plužinama, pluzine.me
  2. ^ Plužine, Durmitor NP