All through Podgorica’s lengthy historical past, the town has belonged to a number of totally different peoples. These peoples embrace the Romans, Slavs, Serbians, and Ottomans (a Turkish individuals). It turned a part of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes in 1918. The dominion later turned Yugoslavia, with Montenegro as one among its republics. In 2003, Serbia and Montenegro mixed to type their very own nation. In 2006, Montenegro turned an unbiased nation with Podgorica as its capital.