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Kotor Municipality (Montenegrin: Opština Kotor/Општина Котор) is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. Its administrative center is Kotor. This municipality is located in the southwest part of Montenegro, and includes 56 recognized settlements[2] as well as the innermost portion of the Bay of Kotor.

Kotor Municipality

Opština Kotor
Општина Котор
Coat of arms of Kotor Municipality
Coat of arms
Kotor Municipality in Montenegro
Kotor Municipality in Montenegro
Coordinates: 42°26′00″N 18°46′00″E / 42.4333°N 18.7667°E / 42.4333; 18.7667Coordinates: 42°26′00″N 18°46′00″E / 42.4333°N 18.7667°E / 42.4333; 18.7667
Country Montenegro
SeatKotor
Area
 • Total335 km2 (129 sq mi)
Population
 • Total22,601
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Area code(s)+382 32
Vehicle registrationKO
Websitewww.kotor.me

DemographicsEdit

2011 censusEdit

The 2011 census recorded a total population of 22,601[3]. The inhabitants included Montenegrins, numbering 11,047 (48.88%); Serbs, numbering 6,910 (30.57%); Croats, numbering 1,553 (6.87%); with the rest belonging to other ethnic groups (1,145, 5.07%) or opting undeclared (1,946, 8.61%). By language, 38.46% spoke Montenegrin, while 42.37% spoke Serbian. Major religious affiliations included Eastern Orthodoxy (78.02%) and Roman Catholicism (11.76%).

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