Podgorica Municipality (Montenegrin: Opština Podgorica/Општина Подгорица) is divided into 57 local communities (mjesne zajednice), bodies in which the citizens participate in making decisions about matters of relevance to the community in which they live.
In 2006, two urban municipalities (gradske opštine) were created within Podgorica Municipality. Urban municipalities of Golubovci and Tuzi are self-governed in the matters assigned to them by the Capital City Law
Local Communities within the Municipality of Podgorica
Urban Local Communities within the Municipality of Podgorica are subdivisions of urban area of Podgorica.
Rural Local Communities of Podgorica are subdivisions of the part of Municipality of Podgorica outside of city of Podgorica. Local Municipalities of Golubovci and Tuzi are entirely made up of rural local communities.