Spuž

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Spuž
Спуж
Town
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Spuž is located in Montenegro
Spuž
Spuž
Coordinates: 42°30′29″N 19°11′38″E / 42.50806°N 19.19389°E / 42.50806; 19.19389
Country  Montenegro
Municipality Danilovgrad Municipality
Population (2003)
 • Total 4,326
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 020
Vehicle registration DG

Spuž (Montenegrin/Serbian Cyrillic: Спуж) is a small town within the Municipality of Danilovgrad, Montenegro. It is located halfway between Podgorica and Danilovgrad, in the Bjelopavlići valley. The 2003 census put the population at 1,529. It was part of Ottoman Empire between 1474 and 1878 and was kaza centre in Sanjak of Scutari before joining to Kingdom of Montenegro as "İşpozi"

It is known as a location of Spuž correctional facility (Montenegrin/Serbian Latin: Zavod za izdržavanje kaznenih sankcija - ZIKS), the largest facility of that kind in Montenegro. It is also a stop on Nikšić–Podgorica railway.