Definitions for vlorë
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Vlo•rëˈvlɔr ə, ˈvloʊr ə(n.)
a seaport in SW Albania. 61,000.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Formerly, Avlona.
Vlorë is one of the largest towns and the second largest port city of Albania, after Durrës, with a population of 79,948. It is the city where the Albanian Declaration of Independence was proclaimed on November 28, 1912. The city was for a short time the capital of Albania. Founded as an ancient Greek colony in the 6th century BC by the name of Aulon and continuously inhabited for about 26 centuries, Vlorë is home to the Port of Vlorë and University of Vlorë as the most important economical and cultural city of southwestern Albania.
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