Budva Municipality in Montenegro
|• Total||122 km2 (47 sq mi)|
|• Density||180/km2 (470/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code||+382 33|
|ISO 3166-2 code||ME-05|
Location and tourism
Budva municipality is located on the Budva Riviera region, 35 km (22 mi) long strip of the Adriatic coast surrounding the town of Budva in southwestern Montenegro. It is part of the Montenegrin Littoral geographical region. It is located roughly along the middle of the Montenegrin coast, and is a center for Montenegrin beach tourism. There are 12.5 km (7.8 mi) of beaches which lie along the Budva Riviera. Tourism is the main driver of the economy of Budva. It is a significant tourist destination on the eastern Adriatic, and by far the most popular destination in Montenegro. During the 2013, Budva recorded 668,931 tourist visits, and 4,468,913 overnight stays, thus accounting for 44,8% of tourist visits to Montenegro, and 47,5% of its overnight stays. The best known and most popular settlements along the Budva municipality are municipal seat Budva, Bečići, Miločer, Rafailovići, Sveti Stefan and Petrovac.
The municipal parliament consists of 33 deputies elected directly for a four-year term. Mayor of Budva is the head of the town and Municipality of Budva. He acts on behalf of the Town, and performs an executive function in the Municipality Budva.
|For the Future of Budva||14||Yes|
|United Reform Action||1||No|
|Social Democratic Party||1||No|
Town of Budva is the administrative centre of Budva municipality, municipality also includes the neighbouring towns of Bečići and Petrovac, and has a population of 16,707 (2011 census). The town of Budva itself has 13,338 inhabitants.
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