Municipalities of Montenegro

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Municipalities
Opštine / Oпштине
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Map of the Municipalities of Montenegro]]
Category Unitary state
Location Montenegro
Number24 municipalities
Populations1,558 (Šavnik) – 201,631 (Podgorica) [1]
Areas46 Km² (Tivat) – 2,065 Km² (Nikšić)
Government
  • Local governments

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. [2] [3]

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The Union of Municipalities of Montenegro is a national association of local authorities of Montenegro. [4]

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MunicipalityAreaPopulation (2019)DensityEthnic Majority (2011)Predominant languagePredominant religion
Km²RankTotalRankPop/km2
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Andrijevica 283174,5852018Serbian (61.86%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
2
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Bar 598842,048470Montenegrin (46.50%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
3
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Berane 5441031,874752Serbian (42.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
4
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Bijelo Polje 924442,191350Serbian (35.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
5
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Budva 1222322,06111157Montenegrin (48.19%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
6
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Cetinje 899515,1811319Montenegrin (90.54%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
7
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Danilovgrad 5011118,2841237Montenegrin (64.19%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
8
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Gusinje 157224,0272126Bosniak (42.64%)BosnianIslam
9
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Herceg Novi 2352030,5975131Serbian (48.89%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
10
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Kolašin 89767,228189Montenegrin (57.42%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
11
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Kotor 3351522,753967Montenegrin (48.88%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
12
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Mojkovac 367147,5531723Montenegrin (59.12%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
13
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Nikšić 2,065169,203235Montenegrin (63.70%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
14
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Petnjica 173215,4821932Bosniak (83.02%)BosnianIslam
15
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Plav 328169,0811628Bosniak (51.90%)BosnianIslam
16
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Pljevlja 1,346327,006623Serbian (57.07%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
17
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Plužine 85472,613234Serbian (65.65%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
18
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Podgorica 1,3992201,6311133Montenegrin (57.35%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
19
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Rožaje 4321323,024853Bosniak (83.91%)BosnianIslam
20
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Šavnik 55391,558244Montenegrin (53.82%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
21
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Tivat 462415,06914305Montenegrin (33.25%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
22
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Tuzi 2361912,0961567Albanian (68.44%)AlbanianRoman Catholicism
23
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Ulcinj 2551820,1911078Albanian (70.66%)AlbanianIslam
24
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Žabljak 445123,081228Montenegrin (50.43%)SerbianEastern Orthodox

Politics

List of current mayors and local governments
   Democratic Party of Socialists (13)    Socialist People's Party (3)    Democratic Montenegro (2)    Democratic Front (2)    Bosniak Party (1)    Social Democrats (1)    Albanian Alternative (1)    Independent (1)

MunicipalityCurrent MayorPartyLocal governmentElected
Podgorica Ivan Vuković DPS
DPS-SD-AA
2018
Nikšić Marko Kovačević DF
DF-SNP-DCG-URA
2021
Bijelo Polje Petar Smolović DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Bar Dušan Raičević DPS
DPS-SD-BB-BS
2018
Herceg Novi Stevan Katić DCG
DCG-DF-SNP-NL-URA
2021
Pljevlja Mirko Đačić DPS
DPS-SD-BS
2018
Berane Dragoslav Šćekić SNP
SNP-DF-DCG
2018
Rožaje Rahman Husović BS
BS-DPS
2018
Kotor Vladimir Jokić DCG
DCG-DF-SNP-URA
2020
Ulcinj Aleksandar Dabović DPS
DPS-AK-SD
2018
Budva Marko Carević DF
DF-DCG-SNP
2020
Danilovgrad Zorica Kovačević DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Cetinje Aleksandar Kašćelan DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Tivat Željko Komnenović Ind.
Independent lists
2020
Tuzi Nik Gjeloshaj AA
AA-DS-DUA
2019
Plav Mirsad Bajraktarević SD
DPS-SD-BS
2018
Mojkovac Ranko Mišnić DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Kolašin Milosav Bulatović DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Petnjica Samir Agović DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Andrijevica Željko Ćulafić SNP
SNP-DF-DCG
2020
Gusinje Anela Čekić DPS
DPS-BS-DUA-AA
2020
Žabljak Veselin Vukićević DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Plužine Mijuško Bajagić SNP
SNP
2018
Šavnik Velimir Perišić DPS
DPS-SD
2018

See also

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References

  1. "Montenegrin 2011 census". Monstat. 2011.
  2. Opštine, Direktorat za lokalnu samoupravu
  3. "Draft of Regional Development Law".
  4. Union of Municipalities of Montenegro