Municipalities of Montenegro

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.

Municipalities
Opštine / Oпштине
CategoryUnitary state
Location Montenegro
Number24 municipalities
Populations2,070 (Šavnik) - 185,937 (Podgorica)
Areas46 Km² (Tivat) - 2,065 Km² (Nikšić)
GovernmentLocal governments

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The Union of Municipalities of Montenegro is a national association of local authorities of Montenegro.[1]

List

# Coat of arms/
emblem
Municipality Area Population Density Ethnic Majority (2011) Predominant language Predominant religion
Km²Rank TotalRank Pop/km²
1Andrijevica283175,0712018Serbian (61.86%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
2Bar598842,048470Montenegrin (46.50%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
3Berane5441028,305752Serbian (42.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
4Bijelo Polje924446,051350Serbian (35.96%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
5Budva1222319,21811157Serbian (53.01%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
6Cetinje899516,6571319Montenegrin (90.54%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
7Danilovgrad5011118,4721237Montenegrin (64.19%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
8Gusinje157224,0272126Bosniak (42.64%)BosnianIslam
9Herceg Novi2352030,8645131Serbian (48.89%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
10Kolašin89768,380189Montenegrin (57.42%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
11Kotor3351522,601967Montenegrin (48.88%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
12Mojkovac367148,6221723Montenegrin (59.12%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
13Nikšić2,065172,443235Montenegrin (63.70%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
14Petnjica173215,4821932Bosniak (83.02%)BosnianIslam
15Plav328169,0811628Bosniak (56%)BosnianIslam
16Plužine85473,246234Serbian (65.65%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
17Pljevlja1,346330,786623Serbian (57.07%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
18Podgorica1,3992185,9371133Montenegrin (57.35%)MontenegrinEastern Orthodox
19Rožaje4321322,964853Bosniak (83.91%)BosnianIslam
20Šavnik55392,070244Montenegrin (53.82%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
21Tivat462414,03114305Montenegrin (33.25%)SerbianEastern Orthodox
22Tuzi2361912,0961567Albanian (68.44%)AlbanianRoman Catholicism
23Ulcinj2551819,9211078Albanian (70.66%)AlbanianIslam
24Žabljak445123,569228Montenegrin (50.43%)SerbianEastern Orthodox

Politics

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
Podgorica Ivan Vuković DPS
DPS-SD-AA
2018
Nikšić Veselin Grbović DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Bijelo Polje Petar Smolović DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Bar Zoran Srzentić DPS
DPS-SD-BB-BS
2018
Herceg Novi Stevan Katić DCG
DCG-DF-SNP-NL-SDP-URA
2017
Pljevlja Mirko Đačić DPS
DPS-SD-BS
2018
Berane Dragoslav Šćekić SNP
SNP-DF-DCG
2018
Rožaje Ejup Nurković BS
BS-DPS
2018
Kotor Željko Aprcović DPS
DPS-SD-LP-HGI
2016
Ulcinj Ljoro Nrekić DPS
DPS-FORCA
2018
Budva Marko Carević DF
DCG-DF-SNP-SDP-CRN-URA
2016
Danilovgrad Zorica Kovačević DPS
DPS-SD
2018
Cetinje Aleksandar Kašćelan DPS
DPS-SD
2017
Tivat Siniša Kusovac DPS
DPS-SD-HGI
2016
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 Srđan Mašović DPS
DPS-SD
2016
Gusinje Anela Čekič DPS
DPS-SD-BS-DUA
2016
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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politics and government of
Montenegro
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References

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