Fier, one of the largest urban centers in Albania, is located in a favorable geographical position, with a rich historical heritage, including old civilization remains such as: Apollonia, Bylis and Ardenica. Fier is located only 18 km away from the Adriatic sea.
The city is known for its vital and hard-working people, and its peaceful coexistence of diversified origins and religions. Traditions, customs, celebrations, ceremonies, folk dresses, songs and dances create a great offer for cultural tourism.
The total Fier Municipality population is 82,297 (2001)