The territory of Cetinje covers an area of ​​910 km2, or 6.6% of the entire territory of Montenegro. When we talking about the city, it is located in an area of ​​6 km2. According to the size of the territory, Cetinje is among the larger units of local self-government in Montenegro.

According to the census of population, households and apartments in 2011, in the territory of The Old Royal Capital Cetinje live 16,757 inhabitants, or 2.7% of the population of Montenegro. In the town of Cetinje live 13.991 inhabitants. According to the number of inhabitants, Cetinje is one of the medium units of local government in Montenegro.

In the urban area live 84.6% of the population, while in the rural area live 15.4% of the total population.

Data from the last census of population, households and dwellings also shows that in the area of the Royal Capital of Cetinje there is one settlement with more than one thousand residents, and four settlements with more than a hundred residents. Also, according to available data, seven settlements are uninhabited.

The number of households in the territory of The Old Royal Capital Cetinje is 5.747.