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Ranked by the population, Niksic is the second largest city in Montenegro with about 70.000 inhabitants. It is located in very unique karst plane, 630 m above sea level.
Niksic plane was settled in ancient times. The oldest name of that settlement had been Anderba. Later it was Anagastum or Onogost. Its present days name Niksic owns to Slavic tribe of Niksici. Niksic was liberated from the centuries long Turk occupation in 1877. It was the beginning of Niksic ascent. At the request of King Nikola – Nicholas I of Montenegro, Croatian architect Josip Slade was invited to create general urban plan of Niksic. Slade shaped the city Niksic the way it is now and turn small settlement and military fortification into a modern city.
Today there are several faculties of Montenegrian University in Niksic. After the many wars during 20th century and two decades of Yugoslav crisis, Niksic has revived in past several years, and turned from gloomy to prosperous and pleasant place.
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