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Where is Ulqin/ulcinj
Town's stormy past
Classical Ulqini/Ulcinj
Berlin Congress
Seafaring in Ulqin/Ulcinj
Durin Roman Empire
The peuple
Velika Plaza
Mala Plaza

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The people

The population of Ulqini (about 22,000) is a complex community in origin,tradition, cultural and social characteristics, which gives this town a unique charm and variety. Albanians ,Montenegrins and members of the other peoples and nationalities of Yugoslavia live here. The Albanians are the majority about 85% of the populations.
Ulqini has assimilated descendants of Barbary Moors from Algeria who were settled here by Turks to defend the town, and Blacks, descendants of the numerous slaves brought here from Africa.
On the market days ,Tuesdays and Fridays, the center of the town becomes a real attraction. The colorful folk costumes of the various ethnic groups from surrounding villages is an outstanding photographic motif amply exploited by tourists and excursionist from all over Europe who come to visit Ulqini. For tourists who have come to spend their holidays in Ulqini, it is an experience not to be missed, even if it means skipping the beach for one day.
Ulqins folk costumes are traditional mark of this region and have preserved their original features even during the 20th century. Regardless of numerous cultural contacts, the costume has remained the part of the folk culture that has changed least and showed greatest tenacity.
There are several different folk costumes in this region: Montenegrin. the costume worn by Albanians in Ulqini itself-the city costume, the costume worn by Albanians in field of Anamali, the Bregasor, Shestan, Malesor, and Goran (Merkojevic) costumes.
All types of traditional costumes where homemade . Wool, cotton, flax and silk were used to make them, and every household had a horizontal loom on which the women wove. Besides weaving, the women also did embroidery, sewed on applique and knitted.




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