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Ulcinj Municipality ( Montenegrin: Opština Ulcinj / Општина Улцињ;
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Albanian
: Komuna e Ulqinit) is the southernmost
municipality of Montenegro
municipality of Montenegro
, bordered by
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Albania
to the east,
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to the north and
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Adriatic Sea
to the south and the west. It has an area of 255 km², and a population of 19,921 as of the
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. Its seat is the town of
Ulcinj Ulcinj ( cyrl, Улцињ, ; sq, Ulqin or ''Ulqini''; tr, Ülgün; it, Dulcigno) is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro Montenegro (; cnr, Crna Gora, , , ; sq, Mali i zi) is a country in Southeastern Europe Southeast Europe o ...

Ulcinj
.


Geography and tourism

On a hilltop overlooking the shore, Ulcinj is a popular tourist destination for its
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,
Valdanos Valdanos ( sr-cyrl, Валданос; Albanian language, Albanian: Valdanosi) is a beach and major olive production region in Ulcinj Municipality, Montenegro. Valdanos Bay is one of many beaches in Montenegro's South Coast well-known to Montenegrin ...
, Lake Šas, and Ada Bojana, Ada Bojana Island, and for its 2000-year-old Ulcinj Castle. There is also a beach called Mala Plaža (also "the City beach") which is much smaller, but is located in the centre of town and very popular with visitors. "The Korzo", as it is called by locals, is a promenade which separates a street lined with coffee shops from Mala Plaža. On summer nights, the Korzo is closed to car traffic, and families and young people gather there. Many lesser-known smaller beaches are also near the main tourist areas. Ulcinj has a large number of religious buildings like mosques, türbes and Church (building), churches, including Pasha's Mosque, Sailors' Mosque, Church-Mosque of Ulcinj and St. Nicholas' Church. Its oldest section is a well preserved castle-style community with features that remain from medieval times.


Municipality Day

''Ulcinj Municipality Day'' ( Montenegrin: ''Dan opštine Ulcinj'' / Дан општине Улцињ,
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Albanian
: ''Dita e Komunës së Ulqinit''), also called ''Ulcinj Day'' (Montenegrin: ''Dan Ulcinja'' / Дан Улциња, Albanian: ''Dita e Ulqinit'') is an annual Albanian holiday held every first Saturday of April. It has events such as the Domestic Products Fair and the Concert, which are usually held in the Rana neighbourhood.


Local administration


Local parliament


Settlements

The Municipality of Ulcinj has 41 residential areas. As of the 2011 census, the urban center, Ulcinj, had 10,707 inhabitants, or 53.75% of the municipality's population:


Demographics

Ulcinj Municipality, has the largest Albanians in Montenegro, Albanian community in Montenegro, with an approximately 70% Albanian population. (The next largest is Tuzi Municipality, with 68%.)http://www.monstat.org/userfiles/file/popis2011/saopstenje/saopstenje%281%29.pdf Ethnicity (2011 census): * Albanians - 14,076 * Montenegrins (ethnic group), Montenegrins - 2,478 * Bosniaks - 1,219 * Serbs - 1,145 * Other - 541 * Not declared - 425 Religion (2011 census): *Muslims - 14,308 * Eastern Orthodox Church, Orthodox - 2,964 * Catholics - 2,196 * Other religions - 173 * Atheists - 53 * Not declared - 227


Gallery

File:Ulcinj, Montenegro - Sept. 2010.jpg, Ulcinj Old Town File:Ulcinj Old Town, August 2012.jpg, Ulcinj Old Town File:Ulcinj - Mala Plaza.jpg, Mala Plaža, Ulcinj City Beach File:Czarnogóra Ulcinj - panoramio.jpg, Sailors' Mosque and the City Beach File:18 Ulcinj wieza zegarowa.jpg, Clock Tower of Ulcinj, Ulcinj Clock Tower File:Valdanos, Crna Gora, 2011-08-13 - panoramio.jpg,
Valdanos Valdanos ( sr-cyrl, Валданос; Albanian language, Albanian: Valdanosi) is a beach and major olive production region in Ulcinj Municipality, Montenegro. Valdanos Bay is one of many beaches in Montenegro's South Coast well-known to Montenegrin ...
inlet File:Dolcinium kitesurf.jpg, Velika Plaža, The long Beach File:Ada Bojana, stredisko hnuti nudistu.jpg, Ada Bojana


References

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