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Podgorica

(pōd`gōrētsä), city (2011 pop. 185,937), capital and largest city of Montenegro, SE Montenegro, at the confluence of the Ribnica and Morača rivers. A commercial center, it has industries producing aluminum, furniture, tobacco, and foodstuffs. An ancient town, it was the capital of Serbia in the 11th cent. and was known as Ribnica until the 13th cent. It was ruled by the Turks from the mid-15th cent. until 1878, when it was transferred to Montenegro. The old city was almost entirely destroyed in World War II. From 1946 to 1992 the city was called Titograd.

Podgorica

, Podgoritsa
a city in Serbia and Montenegro, the capital of Montenegro: under Turkish rule (1474--1878). Pop.: 230 000 (2005 est.)
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The members of the SEECP PA Social Development, Education, Research and Science General Committee adopted in Podgorica the Report and the Resolution on the Status and Perspectives of Education in South East Europe.
Officers went to the scene after receiving reports about an explosion and found the body of a man in the area of the Moraca river, which runs through Podgorica.
Podgorica [Montenegro], Feb 22 ( ANI ): An unknown person hurled a hand grenade, at the United States embassy in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government officials said on Thursday.
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The United States embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro, was under attack Wednesday night.
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A Reuters photographer in Podgorica said a police vehicle blocked the street where the embassy is located, adding that no damage was visible.
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Podgorica becomes the eighth destination to join the airline's network in Central and Eastern Europe which includes Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Prague, Skopje, Sarajevo and Sofia.
Podgorica joins the airline's network in Central and Eastern Europe, which includes Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Prague, Skopje, Sarajevo and Sofia.
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