Petnjica (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Петњица) is a village in northern Montenegro, and center of Petnjica Municipality. Petnjica regained municipality status on May 28, 2013, which it previously had from 1945 to 1957, when it was merged with the Berane Municipality.[1]

Petnjica

Петњица
Official seal of Petnjica
Seal
Petnjica is located in Montenegro
Petnjica
Petnjica
Coordinates: 42°54′32″N 19°57′52″E / 42.90889°N 19.96444°E / 42.90889; 19.96444
Country Montenegro
MunicipalityPetnjica
Elevation
851 m (2,792 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Village
539
 • Municipality
5,482
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationPT
ClimateCfb

DemographicsEdit

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

Ethnic groups in 2011

Ethnicity Number Percentage
Bosniaks 421 78.12%
Muslims 91 16.88%
Roma 19 3.53%
Other 8 1.48%
Total 539 100%

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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