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Coordinates: 42°54′32″N19°57′52″E / 42.90889°N 19.96444°E / 42.90889; 19.96444
Country Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro
Municipality Grb petnjica.JPG Petnjica
851 m (2,792 ft)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
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Petnjica (Montenegrin : Петњица) is a town in northern Montenegro, and the center of Petnjica Municipality. Petnjica regained its municipality status on May 28, 2013, which it previously had from 1945 to 1957, when it was merged with the Berane Municipality. [1]



Village is the administrative center of Petnjica Municipality, which had a population of 5,482 in 2011. The settlement itself had a population of 539.

Ethnic groups in 2011

Bosniaks 42178.12%
Muslims 9116.88%
Roma 193.53%


The local football team is FK Petnjica, who play in the country's third tier. They play their home games at the Gusare Stadium.

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  1. "Petnjica, Then and Now". Opština Petnjica.