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Tuzi Municipality

Tuzi Municipality (Montenegrin: Opština Tuzi / Општина Тузи, Albanian: Komuna Tuz) is one of the 24 Municipalities of Montenegro. The municipal seat is the town of Tuzi.[2] The municipality is located about 10 km south of the capital Podgorica. It consists of more than 40 settlements.[3] The municipality roughly encompasses the Montenegrin part of Malesija (Albanian: Malësia) region.

Tuzi Municipality

Opština Tuzi / Општина Тузи
Komuna e Tuzit
Opština Tuzi
Komuna e Tuzit
Flag of Tuzi Municipality
Flag
CountryMontenegro
Established1 September 2018[1]
Municipal seatTuzi
Government
 • MayorNik Gjeloshaj [1][2] (AA)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total12,096 (4,748 Tuzi town)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
81206
Area code+382
Websitetuzi.org.me

DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census of 2011 the town of Tuzi alone is made up of the following ethnic groups:

  • Albanians = 50.2 % (2,383)
  • Bosniaks = 19.6 % (932)
  • Muslims by nationality = 11.7 % (554)
  • Montenegrins = 11.7 % (554)
  • Romani = 2.4 % (111)
  • others = 4.2 % (199)


According to the last national census of 2011 the newly formed municipality is made up of the following ethnic groups

  • Albanians = 7.786 (68.44%)
  • Bosniaks = 1.050 (9.23%)
  • Muslims by nationality = 702 (6.17%)
  • Montenegrins = 1.137 (9.99%)
  • Romani = 111 (0.98%)
  • Serbs = 244 (2.15%)
  • others = 347 (3.05%)

SettlementsEdit

The Municipality of Tuzi consists of following towns and villages (2011 census):[4]

Name Popuiation
(2011)
Predominant
ethnic group
Predominant
religion
Montenegrin
Name
Albanian
Name
Tuzi Tuz 4748 Albanians
50.18 / 100
Islam
61.98 / 100
Arza Arrëzë 29 Albanians
93.10 / 100
Catholicism
96.55 / 100
Barlaj Bardhaj 57 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Benkaj Bëkaj z z z
Budza Buxë 25 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Cijevna Cem 63 Albanians
98.41 / 100
Catholicism
98.41 / 100
Delaj Delaj 23 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Dinoša Dinoshë 500 Albanians
95 / 100
Islam
82.19 / 100
Donja Selišta Selisht i Poshtëm z z z
Donji Milješ Milesh i Poshtëm 512 Albanians
80.27 / 100
Islam
99.41 / 100
Drešaj Dreshaj 176 Albanians
98.29 / 100
Catholicism
98.29 / 100
Drume Drume 164 Albanians
99.39 / 100
Catholicism
99.39 / 100
Dušići Dushiq 188 Albanians
93.08 / 100
Catholicism
96.27 / 100
Fundina Fundënë 237 Albanians
65.82 / 100
Catholicism
49.78 / 100
Gornja Selišta Selisht i Sipërm z z z
Gornji Milješ Milesh i Sipërm 742 Albanians
96.22 / 100
Islam
87.73 / 100
Gurec Gurrec 46 Albanians
100 / 100
Islam
100 / 100
Helmica Helmicë 51 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
80.39 / 100
Koće Kojë 54 Albanians
88.88 / 100
Catholicism
88.88 / 100
Kotrabudan Kodërbudan 233 Albanians
97.85 / 100
Islam
60.94 / 100
Krševo Këshevë 168 Albanians
94.64 / 100
Islam
50.60 / 100
Lovka Llofkë 43 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Mužečka Muzheçk 15 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Nabojin Nabom 46 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Nik Maraš Nikmarash 10 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
99.14 / 100
Omerbožovići Omerbozhaj 193 Albanians
90.15 / 100
Catholicism
90.67 / 100
Pankala Pankal z z z
Pikalja Pikalë 54 Albanians
90.74 / 100
Catholicism
98.14 / 100
Poprat Poprat 33 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Pothum Nënhelm 253 Albanians
87.35 / 100
Catholicism
71.93 / 100
Prifta Prift z z z
Rakića Kuće Rakiq 279 Albanians
51.25 / 100
Catholicism
51.61 / 100
Rudine Rudinë 10 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Šipčanik Shipshanik z z z
Skorać Skorraq 137 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Spinja Spi 39 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Stjepovo Stjepoh 24 Albanians
95.83 / 100
Catholicism
91.66 / 100
Sukuruć Sukruq 661 Albanians
96.06 / 100
Catholicism
94.09 / 100
Traboin Traboin 48 Albanians
100 / 100
Catholicism
100 / 100
Vladna Vllanë 474 Albanians
63.50 / 100
Islam
90.71 / 100
Vranj Vranë 1012 Albanians
37.05 / 100
Islam
43.08 / 100
Vuksanlekići Vuksanlekaj 267 Albanians
98.12 / 100
Catholicism
99.25 / 100
Zatrijebač Triesh z z z

z - no data or data protected

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tuzi bëhet komunë
  2. ^ Tuzi will become independent municipality CDM. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  3. ^ Diçka rreth zgjedhjeve historike në Komunën e Tuzit
  4. ^ "Data at settlement level (census)". monstat.org. Statistical Office of Montenegro. 2011.