Tivat Municipality

Tivat Municipality

Opština Tivat
Coat of arms of Tivat Municipality
Coat of arms
Tivat Municipality in Montenegro
Tivat Municipality in Montenegro
Country Montenegro
Seat Tivat
 • Total 46 km2 (18 sq mi)
 • Total 14,031
 • Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tivćani
Postal code
Area code +382 32
ISO 3166-2 code ME-19
Car plates TV
Climate Csa

Tivat Municipality (Montenegrin and Serbian: Opština Tivat) is the smallest municipality in Montenegro by area, situated in the Bay of Kotor. The center of the municipality is the eponymous town, Tivat. Besides the town, Tivat municipality encompasses the Vrmac mountain and a portion of Luštica peninsula, as well as Tivat field and a number of smaller coastal settlements.

Location and tourism [ edit ]

Tivat is located in the central part of the Bay of Kotor, south of mount Vrmac. The municipality lies mostly south of the town, and has an exit to open sea at the tourist location Pržno inlet near Radovići village to the south. Its central part, where Tivat Airport is located, lies in fertile Grbalj valley. The airport is located near the isthmus of Luštica peninsula, which belongs to the municipality of Herceg Novi for the most part. The former naval base is now "Porto Montenegro", a superyacht marina developed by Canadian billionaire Peter Munk, then sold in 2016 to the Investment Corporation of Dubai.[3] Tivat is 19 kilometres (12 miles) away from Herceg Novi, 10 km (6.2 mi) away from Kotor, 23 km (14 mi) away from Budva, 80 km (50 mi) from Dubrovnik and 90 km (56 mi) from Podgorica. Geomorphologically, Tivat is composed of three areas. The first is the hills and peaks of Vrmac, Velji Vrh (710 metres (2,329 feet)) and Popova glava (584 metres (1,916 feet)). Water activity formed capes Seljanovo, Pakovo and Račica. The second area is Tivat field, flattened by water activity. The third area is Krtoli with islands (Island of Flowers, Sveti Marko Island, and Our Lady of Mercy which is bordered by Novski bay on the north-west and Grbalj area on the south-east.

Local administration [ edit ]

The municipal parliament consists of 32 deputies elected directly for a four-year term. Following the last local election held on 30 August 2020, DPS lost its absolute majority in the local parliament, lists of parties which were in opposition in the previous convocation form a majority of 16 deputies.[4]

Party Seats Gov't.
People Wins (Members of local DF, SNP and DCG) 13 Yes
Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) 11 No
Social Democrats of Montenegro (SD) 2 No
Boka Forum (Ind.) 2 Yes
Croatian Civic Initiative (HGI) 2 No
Social Democratic Party (SDP) 1 support
Tivat Citizens' Group (Ind.) 1 Yes

Population [ edit ]

Town of Tivat is the administrative centre of the Tivat municipality, which has a population of 14,031, according to 2011 census. The town of Tivat itself has a population of 10,237.[5]

Gallery [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

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  3. ^ "ICD - new PM Owner". Porto Montenegro. 6 May 2016.
  4. ^ Tivat: DPS izgubio vlast nakon pune 24 godine, Vijesti
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