Berane

What is Berane known for?


difficult

suffered from it as the industry collapsed and the people started to leave it. Nowadays, Berane is one of the poorest settlements in Montenegro so most of the population lives in difficult conditions. Despite that, the town remains an important educational, medical, religious and sporting centre, having produced many successful individuals in those categories. Berane is administrative centre of municipality of the same name. There are 13 elementary schools, four high schools and four

production is very low, since a big number of companies have stopped working in the past 15 years due to the known crisis in former Yugoslavia. In the earlier period (60’s and 70’s) many village, agricultural households have moved to the town in the process of “industrialisation”, which decreased agricultural production, and industry later collapsed so most of the population lives in difficult conditions. Many small private companies have been started recently, mostly in the areas of commerce


important educational

suffered from it as the industry collapsed and the people started to leave it. Nowadays, Berane is one of the poorest settlements in Montenegro so most of the population lives in difficult conditions. Despite that, the town remains an important educational, medical, religious and sporting centre, having produced many successful individuals in those categories. Berane is administrative centre of municipality of the same name. There are 13 elementary schools, four high schools and four

, Serbia (since April 12, 1998) * Kostroma, Russia (since December 8, 2005) Notable individuals Despite all the problems, the town remains an important educational, medical, religional and sport centre having produced many successful individuals in those categories.


culture education

''' as a tribute to Ivan Milutinović. In 1992, its original name was restored. Culture, education and science thumb 250px Monastery Đurđevi Stupovi. (File:Berane manastir.jpg) The main impact for the development of culture of this area historically, and up to recent times, came from the Serb Orthodox Church, or it monasteries in the area: Šudikova, Đurdjevi stupovi and other, as the cornerstones of spirituality of the Serb population, as previously mentioned. That part is later to a certain


frequently called

of the highest mountains of the modern day Montenegro is named after the tribe: Kom Vasojevićki (Komovi Mountains) (2461 meteres) and the whole area inhabited by the clan is frequently called "Vasojevići". Part of the tribe that stayed free from the "Turkish occupation" lives in the area of Lijeva Rijeka and Andrijevica (Upper Nahija) – they are all called Upper Vasojevići. Lower


construction population

people is the second largest stadium in Montenegro. Just next to the stadium, a new modern city hall is under construction. Population Berane is administrative centre of Berane Municipality, which in 2011 had a population of 33,970. In 2013. after Petnjica became an indepented municipality, Berane has 28,315 citizens. The town of Berane itself has 11,073 citizens. Population of Berane (city): *1981 - 12,720 *1991 - 12,267 *2003 - 11,776 *2011 - 11,073 Population of Berane (municipality): *1948 - 27,646 *1953 - 30,316 *1961 - 34,280 *1971 - 40,385 *1981 - 42,060 *1991 - 38,953 *2003 - 35,068 *2011 - 33,970 '''Ethnicity in 2011''' class "wikitable" !width "100px" Ethnicity !width "80px" Number !width "80px" Percentage - Serbs 14,592 42.96% - Montenegrins (Montenegrins (ethnic group)) 8,838 26.02% - Bosniaks 6,021 17.72% - Muslims (Muslims by nationality) 1,957 5.76% - Romani (Romani people) 531 1.56% - Albanians 70 0.21% - Croats 42 0.12% - Other 669 1.97% - not declared 1,250 3.68% - '''Total''' '''33,970''' '''100%''' Twin towns — sister cities '''Ribarevina''' (Montenegrin Cyrillic (Montenegrin language): Рибаревина), meaning Fisherman's property in Older Slavic (Proto-Slavic language), is the name of a major crossroads in Montenegro, based in the north of the country in the Bijelo Polje municipality. Situated close to Bijelo Polje, it connects the northern Montenegrin towns of Bijelo Polje, Pljevlja and Žabljak with both Southern Montenegro (Podgorica and the sea), and Eastern Montenegro (Berane district), hence the border crossings into Serbia including Kosovo.


related people

and Herzegovina. *Šerbo Rastoder, historian *Miodrag Radunović, politician Minister of Health of Montenegro. *Miomir Dašić, historian Member of Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts. *Branislav Boričić, mathematician Dean of University of Belgrade Faculty of Economics. *Božina Radević, surgeon '''Others and related people'''


century famous

. Then, Mojsije Zečević, prior of Đurđevi stupovi, had the leading role among the Orthodox (Eastern Orthodox Church) people of Budimlja. He was one of the closest allies of Petar I Petrović-Njegoš and Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, the archbishops and political leaders of Montenegro. Since the First Serbian Uprising until its final liberation, fights against Turks were constant, especially during the second part of the 19th century. Famous battles occurred from 1825, until 1862, but the most important


political+educational

player *Dragan Popović, football coach *Nemanja Šćekić, football player *Siniša Dobrašinović, football player *Elsad Zverotić, football player *Jevstatije I, Serbian Archbishop The sixth Serbian Archbishop, holding the office from 1279 to 1286. *Žarko Obradović, politician Minister of Education and Science


big number

production is very low, since a big number of companies have stopped working in the past 15 years due to the known crisis in former Yugoslavia. In the earlier period (60’s and 70’s) many village, agricultural households have moved to the town in the process of “industrialisation”, which decreased agricultural production, and industry later collapsed so most of the population lives in difficult conditions. Many small private companies have been started recently, mostly in the areas of commerce


small number

and catering industry. There is a very small number of companies that are creating new value. Workers in those new companies nave no insurance or health service, so those companies do not have a bigger positive impact on the community. Total number of employed in the municipality is approximately 3,000. 250px thumb right City Stadium. (File:Beranski stadion.jpg) Berane is connected with rest of Montenegro by two-lane motorways. Bijelo Polje is 35 km away, where there lies the major

Berane

'''Berane''' ( ) is one of the biggest towns of northeastern Montenegro and a former administrative centre of the Ivangrad District. It is a seat of one of many multi-ethnic and multi-religious municipalities in Montenegro. The town is located on the Lim river, being part of Sandžak region. Its name is derived from the Turkish word meaning "One house". The town has a population of over 11 thousand, whereas its municipality area (Berane Municipality) reaches 34 thousand people, making it one of the largest centres of Polimlje area.

During the medieval period the land of Berane was known as Budimlja. It was of great holistic, political and economic importance in the Serbian state of Raska (Raška (state)). Until 1455, when Turks took the city, it was part of the Medieval Serbian state (Medieval Serbia). Since the first Serbian Uprising until its final liberation, fights against Turks were constant. Famous battles occurred from 1825 to 1862 when the most important Rudes battle was fought on 7 April in which the Montenegrin rebels won. Berane was finally liberated in 1912. The town shared the destiny with its country being damaged in both World Wars. From 1949 until 1992 it was named as '''Ivangrad''' (Иванград) in honour to people's hero Ivan Milutinović. As Ivangrad, the town was meeting with prosperity and population growth being of one the Yugoslav industrial centres. Although the Civil War in Yugoslavia did not reach Montenegro, the city suffered from it as the industry collapsed and the people started to leave it. Nowadays, Berane is one of the poorest settlements in Montenegro so most of the population lives in difficult conditions. Despite that, the town remains an important educational, medical, religious and sporting centre, having produced many successful individuals in those categories.

Berane is administrative centre of municipality of the same name. There are 13 elementary schools, four high schools and four institutions of higher education. Having a solid sport infrastructure, the most successful sport collectives in the town are handball club and table tennis club. Berane is connected with rest of the country by two-lane motorways. It also has an airport which hasn’t been used for a while. In 2012, Berane was to celebrate 150 years since its official foundation.

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