Orikum

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Orikum
Municipality
Orikum is located in Albania
Orikum
Orikum
Coordinates: 40°20′N 19°28′E / 40.333°N 19.467°E / 40.333; 19.467Coordinates: 40°20′N 19°28′E / 40.333°N 19.467°E / 40.333; 19.467
Country  Albania
County Vlorë
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,503
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal code 9426
Area code 0391
Car plates VL
Website http://www.orikum.gov.al

Orikum is a municipality in the Vlorë District, Vlorë County, southwestern Albania.[1] It was named after the ancient city Oricum, which was located 4 km west of modern Orikum. The population at the 2011 census was 5,503.[2] The municipality consists of the town Orikum and the villages Dukat Fushë, Dukat, Tragjas and Radhimë.[3] Nearby the modern city is located the only marina in Albania, Marina of Orikum (as of 2011).[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanian government budget legislation
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme

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