Opštine / Oпштине
|Populations||2,070 (Šavnik) - 185,937 (Podgorica)|
|Areas||46 Km² (Tivat) - 2,065 Km² (Nikšić)|
The municipalities (Montenegrin: opštine / општине, singular: opština / општина) are the first level administrative subdivisions of Montenegro. The country is divided into 24 municipalities including the Old Royal Capital Cetinje and the Podgorica Capital City. Podgorica is divided into one subdivisions called city municipality (Montenegrin: gradska opština / градска општина, plural: gradske opštine / градске општине), forming the basic level of local government.
The Union of Municipalities of Montenegro is a national association of local authorities of Montenegro.
|#||Coat of arms/|
|Municipality||Area||Population||Density||Ethnic Majority (2011)||Predominant language||Predominant religion|
|1||Andrijevica||283||17||5,071||20||18||Serbian (61.86%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|2||Bar||598||8||42,048||4||70||Montenegrin (46.50%)||Montenegrin||Eastern Orthodox|
|3||Berane||544||10||28,305||7||52||Serbian (42.96%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|4||Bijelo Polje||924||4||46,051||3||50||Serbian (35.96%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|5||Budva||122||23||19,218||11||157||Montenegrin (48.19%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|6||Cetinje||899||5||16,657||13||19||Montenegrin (90.54%)||Montenegrin||Eastern Orthodox|
|7||Danilovgrad||501||11||18,472||12||37||Montenegrin (64.19%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|9||Herceg Novi||235||20||30,864||5||131||Serbian (49.44%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|10||Kolašin||897||6||8,380||18||9||Montenegrin (57.42%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|11||Kotor||335||15||22,601||9||67||Montenegrin (48.88%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|12||Mojkovac||367||14||8,622||17||23||Montenegrin (59.12%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|13||Nikšić||2,065||1||72,443||2||35||Montenegrin (63.70%)||Montenegrin||Eastern Orthodox|
|16||Plužine||854||7||3,246||23||4||Serbian (65.65%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|17||Pljevlja||1,346||3||30,786||6||23||Serbian (57.07%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|18||Podgorica||1,399||2||185,937||1||133||Montenegrin (57.35%)||Montenegrin||Eastern Orthodox|
|20||Šavnik||553||9||2,070||24||4||Montenegrin (53.82%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|21||Tivat||46||24||14,031||14||305||Montenegrin (33.25%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
|22||Tuzi||236||19||12,096||15||67||Albanian (68.44%)||Albanian||Roman Catholicism|
|24||Žabljak||445||12||3,569||22||8||Montenegrin (50.43%)||Serbian||Eastern Orthodox|
List of current mayors and local governments
Democratic Party of Socialists (17) Socialist People's Party (2) Democratic Montenegro (1) Bosniak Party (1) Social Democrats (1) Albanian Alternative (1) Democratic Front (1)
|Municipality||Current Mayor||Party||Local government||Elected|
|Bijelo Polje||Petar Smolović||DPS|
|Herceg Novi||Stevan Katić||DCG|
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