Sites & cities that bear the name of Cetinje


Today in : Montenegro
First trace of activity : 1482 C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Cetině, Цетинѣ, Цетиње , Cettigne, Κετίγνη, Ketígni, Çetince, Cetina

Description : Cetinje (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Цетиње ]) is a city in Montenegro. It is the former royal capital (prijestonica / приjестоница) of Montenegro and is the location of several national institutions, including the official residence of the president of Montenegro. According to the 2011 census, the town had a population of 14,093 while the Cetinje Municipality had 16,657 residents as of 2011. Cetinje is the centre of Cetinje Municipality. The city rests on a small karst plain surrounded by limestone mountains, including Mount Lovćen, the legendary mountain in Montenegrin historiography. Cetinje was founded in the 15th century and became a cradle of the culture of Montenegro and a Serbian Orthodox religious center. Its status as the honorary capital of Montenegro is due to its heritage as a long-serving former capital of Montenegro.

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