Grahovo (Nikšić)

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Grahovo
Грахово
Grahovo is located in Montenegro
Grahovo
Grahovo
Location of Grahovo in Montenegro
Coordinates: 42°39′08″N 18°40′20″E / 42.65222°N 18.67222°E / 42.65222; 18.67222
Country  Montenegro
Municipality Nikšić
Elevation 720 m (2,360 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 120
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +382 40

Grahovo (pronounced [ɡrâxoʋo]) is a historical Montenegrin clan and settlement in the Nikšić municipality of southwestern Montenegro.

History[edit]

In the early 17th century, during the Sanjak of Scutari, Grahovo was commanded by Mile Perin. There were 90 houses of which:

  • 70 - Orthodox
  • 20 - Muslim

The town had 200 men in arms.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnicity in 2011
Ethnicity Number Percentage
Montenegrins 99 82.5%
Serbs 19 15.8%
other and undeclared 2 1.7%
Total 120 100%
Language in 2011
Language Number Percentage
Montenegrin 82 68.4%
Serbian 31 25.8%
other and undeclared 7 5.8%
Total 120 100%

Grand Duke of Grahovo[edit]

The title "Grand Duke of Grahovo", which refers to this settlement, is an honorary title held by the titular rulers of Montenegro, currently held by HRH Boris, Hereditary Prince of Montenegro.

The holders of the title included:

Notable members of the Grahovo clan[edit]

Monument to Sava Kovačević and Yugoslav Partisans in Grahovo.