Mojkovac is a town in northern Montenegro. It has a population of 4,120 (2003 census). Mojkovac is also the center of the municipality, which has a population of 10,066.
History of Mojkovac
Mojkovac is on the west bank of the river Tara between the mountains Bjelasica and Sinjajevina. It is near the old mining town of Brskovo. During rule of King Stefan Uroš Nemanjić there was a money foundry there, from which Mojkovac got its name. Mojkovac is famous for the Battle of Mojkovac (1916) where the Montenegrin army defeated the more powerful, Austro-Hungarian army. Mojkovac has some tourism. As the Tara River is near Mojkovac, there is also white water rafting. The Monastery of Saint George in Dobrilovina, is the most important cultural and historic monument; it dates back to 1592.
Transport to Mojkovac
Mojkovac has a station on Belgrade – Bar railway. It is also at the intersection of the main road connecting Montenegro’s coast and Podgorica with northern Montenegro and Serbia (E65, E80), and the road leading towards Žabljak and Pljevlja. Mojkovac is on the west bank of the Tara River, between the mountains of Bjelasica and Sinjajevina. The old mining village of Brskovo is nearby. Brskovo is one of the oldest mines in the region. Podgorica Airport is 105 km (65 mi) away, and has regular flights to major European destinations.