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
Municipalities of Montenegro.svg
CategoryUnitary state
Location Montenegro
Number24 municipalities
Populations1,558 (Šavnik) - 201,631 (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]

ListEdit

# Coat of arms/
emblem
Municipality Area Population (2019) Density Ethnic Majority (2011) Predominant language Predominant religion
Km² Rank Total Rank Pop/km²
1 Andrijevica 283 17 4,585 20 18 Serbian (61.86%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
2 Bar 598 8 42,048 4 70 Montenegrin (46.50%) Montenegrin Eastern Orthodox
3 Berane 544 10 31,874 7 52 Serbian (42.96%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
4 Bijelo Polje 924 4 42,191 3 50 Serbian (35.96%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
5 Budva 122 23 22,061 11 157 Montenegrin (48.19%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
6 Cetinje 899 5 15,181 13 19 Montenegrin (90.54%) Montenegrin Eastern Orthodox
7 Danilovgrad 501 11 18,284 12 37 Montenegrin (64.19%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
8 Gusinje 157 22 4,027 21 26 Bosniak (42.64%) Bosnian Islam
9 Herceg Novi 235 20 30,597 5 131 Serbian (48.89%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
10 Kolašin 897 6 7,228 18 9 Montenegrin (57.42%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
11 Kotor 335 15 22,753 9 67 Montenegrin (48.88%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
12 Mojkovac 367 14 7,553 17 23 Montenegrin (59.12%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
13 Nikšić 2,065 1 69,203 2 35 Montenegrin (63.70%) Montenegrin Eastern Orthodox
14 Petnjica 173 21 5,482 19 32 Bosniak (83.02%) Bosnian Islam
15 Plav 328 16 9,081 16 28 Bosniak (51.90%) Bosnian Islam
16 Pljevlja 1,346 3 27,006 6 23 Serbian (57.07%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
17 Plužine 854 7 2,613 23 4 Serbian (65.65%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
18 Podgorica 1,399 2 201,631 1 133 Montenegrin (57.35%) Montenegrin Eastern Orthodox
19 Rožaje 432 13 23,024 8 53 Bosniak (83.91%) Bosnian Islam
20 Šavnik 553 9 1,558 24 4 Montenegrin (53.82%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
21 Tivat 46 24 15,069 14 305 Montenegrin (33.25%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox
22 Tuzi 236 19 12,096 15 67 Albanian (68.44%) Albanian Roman Catholicism
23 Ulcinj 255 18 20,191 10 78 Albanian (70.66%) Albanian Islam
24 Žabljak 445 12 3,081 22 8 Montenegrin (50.43%) Serbian Eastern Orthodox

PoliticsEdit

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 Čekić 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 alsoEdit

 
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Montenegro
Constitution

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