Independence Monument (Albania)

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Independence Monument
Monumenti i Pavarësisë
Monumenti Pavarësia 2.jpg
Location Sheshi i Flamurit
Vlorë, Albania
Coordinates Coordinates: 40°28′14″N 19°29′25″E / 40.47056°N 19.49028°E / 40.47056; 19.49028
Height

17 metres (55.7 feet)

Sculptor Muntaz Dhrami, Kristaq Rama
Type Cultural

The Monument of Independence is a monument in Vlorë, Albania, dedicated to the Albanian Declaration of Independence and worked by Albanian sculptors, Muntaz Dhrami and Kristaq Rama.[1] It is found in the Flag's Plaza, near the building where the first Albanian government worked in 1913.[1]

In the center of the monument is the sculpture of Ismail Qemali, the leader of the Albanian national movement and founder of Independent Albania.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Garwood, Duncan. "Mediterranean Europe". Lonely Planet. p. 61. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 

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