Municipalities of Montenegro

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Map of the municipalities of Montenegro
Category Unitary state
Location Montenegro
Number25 municipalities (as of 2018-2021)
Populations1,558 (Šavnik) to
174,116 (Podgorica) [1]
Areas46 km2 (18 sq mi) (Tivat) to
2,065 km2 (797 sq mi) (Nikšić)
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The municipalities (Montenegrin: opštine / општине, singular: opština / општина) are the first level administrative subdivisions of Montenegro. The country is divided into 25 municipalities including the Old Royal Capital Cetinje and the Podgorica Capital City. Podgorica is divided into one subdivision called city municipality (Montenegrin: gradska opština / градска општина, plural: gradske opštine / градске општине), forming the most 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]


#Coat of armsMunicipalityAreaPopulation (2019)DensityEthnic Majority (2011) [ self-published source ]Predominant language [ self-published source ]Predominant religion [ self-published source ]
Andrijevica 283174,5852018Serbian (61.86%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Bar 598842,048470Montenegrin (46.50%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
Berane 5441031,874752Serbian (42.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
Bijelo Polje 924442,191350Serbian (35.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
Budva 1222322,06111157Montenegrin (48.19%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Cetinje 899515,1811319Montenegrin (90.54%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
Danilovgrad 5011118,2841237Montenegrin (64.19%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Gusinje 157224,0272126Bosniak (42.64%)BosnianSunni Islam
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Herceg Novi 2352030,5975131Serbian (48.89%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Kolašin 89767,228189Montenegrin (57.42%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Kotor 3351522,753967Montenegrin (48.88%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Mojkovac 367147,5531723Montenegrin (59.12%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
Nikšić 2,065169,203235Montenegrin (63.70%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
14 Petnjica 173215,4821932Bosniak (83.02%)BosnianSunni Islam
Plav 328169,0811628Bosniak (51.90%)BosnianSunni Islam
Pljevlja 1,346327,006623Serbian (57.07%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Plužine 85472,613234Serbian (65.65%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Podgorica 1,3992201,6311133Montenegrin (57.35%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
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Rožaje 4321323,024853Bosniak (83.91%)BosnianSunni Islam
Šavnik 55391,558244Montenegrin (53.82%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Tivat 462415,06914305Montenegrin (33.25%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
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Tuzi 2361912,0961567Albanian (68.44%)AlbanianRoman Catholicism
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Ulcinj 2551820,1911078Albanian (70.66%)AlbanianSunni Islam
Žabljak 445123,081228Montenegrin (50.43%)SerbianEastern Orthodox


List of current mayors and local governments
   Democratic Party of Socialists (11)    Democratic Front (4)    Socialist People's Party (2)    Democratic Montenegro (2)    Bosniak Party (1)    Social Democrats (1)    Albanian Alternative (1)    Social Democratic Party (1)    United Reform Action (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-BS 2018
Bar Dušan Raičević DPS DPS-SD-SDPBS 2018
Herceg Novi Stevan Katić DCG DCG-DF-SNP-NL-URA 2021
Pljevlja Rajko Kovačević DPS DPS-SD-BS 2018
Berane Vuko Todorović DF DF–DCGPBSPCGUCG 2022
Rožaje Rahman Husović BS BS-DPS 2018
Kotor Vladimir Jokić DCG DCG-DF-SNP-URA 2020
Ulcinj Omer Bajraktari URA URA–SDSDPAAPDForca 2022
Budva Marko Carević DF DF 2020
Danilovgrad Zorica Kovačević DPS DPS-SD 2018
Cetinje Nikola Đurašković SDP SDP-SG LSCG 2021
Tivat Željko Komnenović Ind. Independent lists 2020
Tuzi Nik Gjeloshaj AA AA-DS-DUA-DCG-BS 2019
Plav Nihad Canovic SD SD-DPS-BS 2018
Mojkovac Vesko Delić DF DF-DCG-SNP-URA 2021
Kolašin Marta Scepanovic DPS DPS-SD 2018
Petnjica Erol Muratovic DPS DPS-SD-BS 2021
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
Zeta Tanja Stanković DPS DPS-SD 2018

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