|— Municipality and City —|
|Nickname(s): Qyteti i Pavarësisë (City of Independence)|
|Motto: Përherë kuqezi (Always Red and Black)|
|Founded||6th century BC|
|• Mayor||Shpëtim Gjika (PS)|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|• Municipality and City||79,948|
|Time zone||Central European Time (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Vlorë is where the Albanian Declaration of Independence was proclaimed on November 28, 1912. The city was for a short time the capital of Albania.
Vlora is one of the oldest cities of Albania. It was formed by Ancient Greeks in the 6th century BC.
The University of Vlora is the second largest in Albania.
- "Population and Housing Census in Albania". Institute of Statistics of Albania. 2011. http://census.al/Resources/Data/Census2011/Instat_print%20.pdf.