Ulcinj is a coastal city founded in the fifth century B.C. Municipality of Ulcinj has an area of 255 km².
Majority population of the municipality of Ulcinj are Albanians, who are autochthonous in Ulcinj. Apart from Albanians, in the town of Ulcinj live Montenegrins, Serbs, Bosnians, Muslims, Roms, Egyptians and other smaller communities.
Most of the population belongs to Islamic religion, followed by Orthodox and Catholics.
In the municipality of Ulcinj, Montenegrin and Albanian language are both official languages and are equal under the Statute.
Ulcinj has tremendous potential for the development of different types of tourism.
This city has a diversity of beaches, including sandy beaches, quarries, the rocky edge of the pine forest, that besides curative effect of the sea salt has also curative sand, curative sulfuric water springs and mineral mud.
Ulcinj with its surface has access to the Adriatic Sea, bordered by the river Buna and includes mountains of the Highlands of Rumija and Shas Lake.
There are also many archaeological sites of different periods in the history of the city, such as more than 2500 years old fortress of Ulcinj, the old town of Shas, and a large number of religious objects that speak of culture and spiritual life of the city .
Ulcinj's favorable climate and geographical conditions are perfect for the development of water sports (kite surfing, surfing, diving, etc.), mountain sports (hiking, paragliding, mountain biking), but also sports such as soccer, tennis, basketball, fishing, hunting etc.
Thanks to the Mediterranean climate, Ulcinj has developed agriculture and is well known for the production of olives, figs, citruses, pomegranates.