Tivat (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Тиват, pronounced [tîv̞at], Italian: Teodo) is a small coastal town in southwest of Montenegro, located in the Bay of Kotor. As of 2011, its population was 14,111. Tivat is the centre of Tivat Municipality, which is the smallest municipality by area in Montenegro.
The name Tivat apparently goes back to the 3rd century BC and comes from the old Illyric queen Teute, who had a residence was in Risan and a summer residence between the church of St Roco in Donja Lastva and Seljanovo. The name could also come from the names of old Christian saints: Saint Theodulus, Theodocius or Theodotus. Besides the popular name Theudo, a Latin expression Latus Tiuveti comes from the 16th century. Finally, the name could originate from Celtic word “touto”, town.