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He had his court built at the new location that year and also founded a monastery (dedicated to the Mother of Christ) as a personal endowment in 1484.

Cetinje is situated in the karst field (Cetinje field) of about 7km², with average height above sea level of 671m.Its status as the honorary capital of Montenegro is due to its heritage as a long-serving former capital of Montenegro.Cetinje was founded in 1482, when Ivan Crnojević moved his capital from Obod above the Crnojević River to deeper into the hills to a more easily defended location in a field at the foot of Mount Lovćen.It is also the historic and the secondary capital of Montenegro, where the official residence of the President of Montenegro is located.According to the 2011 census, the town had a population of 13,918, while the Cetinje municipality had 16,657 of 2011 Cetinje is the centre of Cetinje Municipality.The buildings of the French, Russian, British, Italian and Austro-Hungarian consulates are regarded as the most beautiful of these.

Cetinje made great progress under the rule of Prince Nikola I Petrović when numerous public edifices were built. After initially holding off Ottoman incursions in 18, Cetinje was captured by Ottoman Omar Pasha's forces during the Montenegrin–Ottoman War of 1861–62.

However, these five centuries – the whole history of a people, who, through the development of city recorded moments of their origin, ascent, stagnation and downs.

For Cetinje as urban agglomeration, can be said to have formed suddenly, which makes it very specific.

In the next two centuries, the development of Cetinje stagnated.

It was very often subject to attack by Venice and the Ottomans.

Even beside enormous precipitations, Cetinje field and its surroundings do not have water flows on the surface and water sources are rare.