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Mojkovac

Mojkovac
Мојковац
Coat of arms of Mojkovac
Coat of arms
Mojkovac is located in Montenegro
Mojkovac
Mojkovac
Location of Mojkovac in Montenegro
Coordinates:
Country Montenegro
Settlements 15
Government
 • Mayor Miladin "Brko" Mitrovic (DPS)
 • Ruling party DPS - SDP
Area
 • Total 367 km2 (142 sq mi)
Population (2003 census)
 • Total 4,120
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
 • Municipality 10,066
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84205
Area code +382 50
ISO 3166-2 code ME-11
Car plates MK
Website http://mojkovac.me/

Mojkovac (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Мојковац, pronounced ) is a town in northern Montenegro. It has a population of 4,120 (2003 census). Mojkovac is the centre of Mojkovac Municipality, which has a population of 10,066.

Features

Mojkovac is on the west bank of the river Tara between the mountains Bjelasica and Sinjajevina. It is near the old mining town of Brskovo. During rule of King Stefan Uroš Nemanjić there was a money foundry there, from which Mojkovac got its name.

The town is famous for the Battle of Mojkovac (1916) where the Montenegrin army defeated the more powerful, Austro-Hungarian army.

Mojkovac has some tourism. As the Tara River is near Mojkovac, there is also white water rafting. The Monastery of Saint George in Dobrilovina is the most important cultural and historic monument; it dates back to 1592.

Transport connections

Mojkovac has a station on Belgrade - Bar railway. It is also at the intersection of the main road connecting Montenegro's coast and Podgorica with northern Montenegro and Serbia (E65, E80), and the road leading towards Žabljak and Pljevlja. Mojkovac is on the west bank of the Tara River, between the mountains of Bjelasica and Sinjajevina. The old mining village of Brskovo is nearby. Brskovo is one

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