MONTENEGRO

Organization of the Country


 

Montenegro has a population of 620,145 people, giving it an order of magnitude of Level 2 according to the classification used in this review165. The country, with a total area 13,812 km2, is divided into 23 municipalities (Ospine). The capital city Podgorica, which has a population of 185,937 and the city of Niksic, with a population of 72,443, account for almost one third of the total national population.
Populations of municipalities are small and the average is under 10,000 people. Nevertheless, for the purposes of this review the municipalities are classified as Level 3 administrations (*).
 
 

(*) The organizational complexity depends mainly on the size of the population to be dealt with: in the following we will refer to Level 0 when dealing with organizations responsible for populations of 10 million to 100 million; to Level 1 when dealing with organizations responsible for populations of 1 million to 10 million; to Level 2 when dealing with organizations responsible for populations of 100,000 to 1 million; and to Level 3 when dealing with organizations responsible for populations of 10,000 to 100,000.