Sarandë Destination Guide
Delve into Sarandë in Albania!
Sarandë in the region of Vlorë with it's 15,147 residents is located in Albania - some 101 mi (or 162 km) South of Tirana, the country's capital.
Current time in Sarandë is now 09:50 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Tirane" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ioannina, Xarre, Vrion, Pal, Metoq or Podgorica. While being here, make sure to check out Sarandë, Vurgu i Ri, Neohor, Gjashte, Finiq and Aliko as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Saranda or Sarandë is the capital of the District of Sarandë, Albania, and is one of the most important tourist attractions of the Albanian Riviera. It is situated on an open sea gulf of the Ionian Sea in the central Mediterranean, about 14 km east of the north end of the Greek island of Corfu. The city of Saranda has a population of about 30,000 (2001 estimate). Near Sarandë are the remains of the ancient city of Butrint, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Located at 39.88, 20.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Lake Butrinti (Albanian Liqeni i Butrintit), formerly known as Lake Vivari or Lake Vatzindro (or Vutzintró), lies in the south of Albania in Saranda. It is in fact a lagoon. It overlooks the Ionian Sea and it is quite large in size. Beside it is the Butrinti (Bouthroton) site which is full of ancient history and is one of Albania's most popular tourist attractions. Butrint contains an ancient Greek amphitheatre and many other ruins. 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Lake Butrinti
The District of Sarandë (Albanian: Rrethi i Sarandës) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, found in southern Albania, in the County of Vlorë. The area of the district is 749 square kilometers. The population of the district was 48,474 (2010 estimate). According to the census of January 1993, it was 53,700. The centre of the district is the city of Sarandë. Other places include Konispol (at the border with Greece), Ksamil (a resort), Çukë, Vrinë and Butrint (an archeological site).
The District of Delvinë or District of Delvina is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, part of Vlorë County. Its population of 11,985 includes a substantial Greek community. The district has an area of 348 km² (Instat). It is in the south of the country, and its capital is Delvinë. The district consists of the following municipalities: Delvinë Finiq Mesopotam Vergo
Corfu Channel incident
The Corfu Channel Incident refers to three separate events involving Royal Navy ships in the Channel of Corfu which took place in 1946, and it is considered an early episode of the Cold War. During the first incident, Royal Navy ships came under fire from Albanian fortifications.
Located at 39.88, 20.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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