|• Total||46 km2 (18 sq mi)|
|• Density||310/km2 (790/sq mi)|
|Area code||+382 32|
|ISO 3166-2 code||ME-19|
Tivat Municipality (Montenegrin and Serbian: Opština Tivat / Општина Тиват) is the smallest municipality in Montenegro by area, situated in the Bay of Kotor. The center of the municipality is the eponymous town, Tivat. Besides the town, Tivat municipality encompasses the Vrmac mountain and a portion of Luštica peninsula, as well as Tivat field and a number of smaller coastal settlements.
Tivat is located in the central part of the Bay of Kotor, south of mount Vrmac. The municipality lies mostly south of the town, and has an exit to open sea at the tourist location Pržno inlet near Radovići village to the south. Its central part, where Tivat Airport is located, lies in fertile Grbalj valley. The airport is located near the isthmus of Luštica peninsula, which belongs to the municipality of Herceg Novi for the most part. The former naval base is now "Porto Montenegro", a superyacht marina developed by Canadian billionaire Peter Munk, then sold in 2016 to the Investment Corporation of Dubai. 19 kilometres (12 miles) away from Herceg Novi, 10 km (6.2 mi) away from Kotor, 23 km (14 mi) away from Budva, 80 km (50 mi) from Dubrovnik and 90 km (56 mi) from Podgorica. Geomorphologically, Tivat is composed of three areas. The first is the hills and peaks of Vrmac, Velji Vrh (710 metres (2,329 feet)) and Popova glava (584 metres (1,916 feet)). Water activity formed capes Seljanovo, Pakovo and Račica. The second area is Tivat field, flattened by water activity. The third area is Krtoli with islands (Island of Flowers, Sveti Marko Island, and Our Lady of Mercy which is bordered by Novski bay on the north-west and Grbalj area on the south-east.Tivat is
The municipal parliament consists of 32 deputies elected directly for a four-year term. Following the last local election held on 30 August 2020, DPS lost its absolute majority in the local parliament, lists of parties which were in opposition in the previous convocation form a majority of 16 deputies.
|People Wins (Ind.) (incl. members of local DF, SNP and DCG)||13||Yes|
|Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS)||11||No|
|Social Democrats of Montenegro (SD)||2||No|
|Boka Forum (Ind.)||2||Yes|
|Croatian Civic Initiative (HGI)||2||No|
|Social Democratic Party (SDP)||1||Support|
|Goran Božović Group (Ind.)||1||Yes|
Town of Tivat is the administrative centre of the Tivat municipality, which has a population of 14,031, according to 2011 census. The town of Tivat itself has a population of 10,237.
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Tivat is a coastal town in southwest Montenegro, located in the Bay of Kotor. As of 2011, its population was 9,367. Tivat is the centre of Tivat Municipality, which is the smallest municipality by area in Montenegro.
Herceg Novi Municipality is one of the municipalities in southwestern Montenegro region. The administrative center is Herceg Novi.
Luštica is a peninsula on the south Adriatic Sea, located at the entrance of the Bay of Kotor in southwestern Montenegro. It effectively separates Tivat Bay from the Adriatic.
Bijela is a coastal town in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro. It is also located north of Herceg Novi, by the Verige strait in the Bay of Kotor.
The Croats have a minority in Boka Kotorska, a coastal region in Montenegro, the largest of their kind in Tivat. The three municipalities making up the Bay of Kotor include 4,519 Croats or 6.70%. They are also known as Bokelji, a common name for all inhabitants for of Boka Kotorska. Tivat is home to the minority political party Croatian Civic Initiative, and to the National Council of Croats in Montenegro. Kotor is home to Croatian Civic Society of Montenegro.
Sutorina is a village and a river located in Herceg Novi Municipality in southwestern Montenegro.
Podi is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Meljine is a small town located in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Luštica is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro. It is located in the eponymous peninsula, on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. The settlement consists of hamlets of Rose, Klinci, Mrkovi, Zabrđe, Radovanovići, Brguli and Mardari.
Zelenika is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Sušćepan is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Jošice is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Kuti is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Sasovići is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Mojdež is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Ratiševina is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Trebesinj is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Kruševice is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Prijevor is a village in the municipality of Herceg Novi, Montenegro. It is located close to the Croatian border.
Lastva Grbaljska is a village in the municipality of Kotor, Montenegro.The population of this small village is constantly moving to cities like Budva and Kotor. During the First World War, Serbian Army liberated the village from the Austria Hungary. in the Second World War the small village was under the control of Chetniks until 1944 when Yugoslav partisans came to the village and killed over 100 Serbs and over 200 Chetniks. in 1979 Lastva Grbaljska was hit with the destructive earthquake. in 1999 during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia 3 bombs were dropped near the village, there were no civil or military casualties. in 2020 during the 2019-2020 clerical protests in Montenegro 70,000 Serbs came to the Podlastva Monastery that was located in the village.