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Potarje, Montenegro

Potarje (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Потарје) is a region in northern Montenegro. It includes the Tara River valleys and the Tara River Canyon.

Geography

  • Mojkovac municipality
  • Crna Poda forest

History

Middle Ages

Several settlements in the region were mentioned in the Ston charter (1253) of Stefan Uroš I, the King of Serbia, and, and in the later Lim charter.[1] One of these was Brskovo, an important town in medieval Serbia.

Modern

In the time of the Cretan War (1645–69), Potarje and the neighbouring territories were in revolt against the Ottoman Empire.[2]

The [7] active between 1875 and 1878 (during the Herzegovina Uprising (1875–78) and Montenegrin–Ottoman War (1876–78)).

In the Principality of Montenegro, Šaranci was part of the Nikšić nahija.

Monuments

See also

References

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