Orikum or Pashaliman is a town and a former municipality in
Vlorë County Vlorë County (; sq, Qarku i Vlorës) is one of the Counties of Albania, 12 counties of the Republic of Albania with the capital in Vlorë. The county spans and has a total population of 188,922 people as of 2020. It borders the counties of Fie ...
, southwestern
Albania Albania ( ; sq, Shqipëri or Shqipëria), officially the Republic of Albania ( sq, Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe () is a geographical region of Europe Europe is ...

. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality
Vlorë Vlorë ( , ; sq-definite, Vlora) is the List of cities and towns in Albania, third most populous city of the Republic of Albania and seat of Vlorë County and Vlorë Municipality. Located in southwestern Albania, Vlorë sprawls on the Bay of Vlo ...
. It was named after the ancient city
Oricum Oricum or Orikon ( grc, Ὤρικον) or Oricus or Orikos ( grc, Ὤρικος or Ὠρικός) was an ancient Greek Ancient Greek includes the forms of the Greek language used in ancient Greece and the classical antiquity, ancient worl ...
, which was located 4 km west of modern Orikum. The population at the 2011 census was 5,503.2011 census results
The municipal unit consists of the town Orikum and the villages Dukat Fushë, Dukat, Tragjas and Radhimë.Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme
Nearby the modern city is located the only marina in Albania, Marina of Orikum (as of 2011).

External links

Municipality Official WebsiteOrikum Marina Official Website


Former municipalities in Vlorë County Administrative units of Vlorë Towns in Albania {{Vlorë-geo-stub