Orikum or Pashaliman is a town and a former municipality in
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 ...
Albania ( ; sq, Shqipëri or Shqipëria), officially the Republic of Albania ( sq, Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe
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. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality
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 or Orikon ( grc, Ὤρικον) or Oricus or Orikos ( grc, Ὤρικος or Ὠρικός) was an ancient Greek
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, 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
and Radhimë.Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme
Nearby the modern city is located the only marina in Albania, Marina of Orikum (as of 2011).
Municipality Official Website
Orikum Marina Official Website
Former municipalities in Vlorë County
Administrative units of Vlorë
Towns in Albania