Encyclopedia > Podgorica

  Article Content

Podgorica

Podgorica (formerly Titograd) is the capital of Montenegro, it has a population of 130,000. In Podgorica there are several theatres, university and libraries.

economy and traffic Podgorica is situated on the railwayline Belgrade-Bar /-Shkoder[?]-Tirana, Albania.

sights George's church (10th century), clock tower, old bridge, citadelle, old Mosques

history In 1326 Podgorica has been mentioned for the first time. It became part of Serbia and Venice. 1466-1878 it was part of the Ottoman Empire, later of Montenegro. In 1918 it became part of Yugoslavia. Since 1946 it is capital of Montenegro.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Indian reservation

... reservation is land which is managed by a Native American tribe under the United States Department of the Interior. Because the land is Federal land, it is not subjec ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 110.5 ms