Cities in EuropeCities in Montenegro – Podgorica City

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Podgorica is the capital and biggest city of Montenegro. Somewhere in the range of 1946 and 1992 – in the period that Montenegro framed, as the Socialist Republic of Montenegro, some portion of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) – the city was known as Titograd out of appreciation for Josip Broz Tito. Podgorica’s great position at the conjunction of the Ribnica and Moraca streams and at the gathering purpose of the fruitful Zeta Plain and Bjelopavlici Valley has supported settlement. The city is near winter skiing focuses in the north and to shoreline resorts on the Adriatic Sea. Podgorica is situated in focal Montenegro.

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The territory is crossed with waterways and the city itself is just 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) north of Lake Skadar. The Moraca and Ribnica streams course through the city, while the Zeta, Cijevna, Sitnica and Mareza stream close-by. Moraca is the biggest stream in the city, being 70 m or 230 ft wide close downtown, and having cut a 20 m or 66 ft profound gully for the length of its course through the city.