From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Not to be confused with Nin. Knin (Croatian pronunciation: [knîːn]) is a city in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, located in the Dalmatian hinterland near the source of the river Krka, an important traffic junction on the rail and road routes between Zagreb and Split.
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Knin Fortress is located near the tallest mountain in Croatia and near the source of the river Krka. It is the second largest fortress in Croatia and most significant defensive stronghold, and a historical town in the Šibenik-Knin County in the Dalmatian hinterland. The construction of the fortress started as early as 9th century, while the current state was brought up in 17th and 18th centuries. It reached its peak during the reign of Demetrius Zvonimir, King of Croatia from 1076, as it served
It is situated on the main transport corridor leading from Dalmatia to continental Croatia and Bosnia. The Knin Fortress lies on top of the steep Spas mountain, just 100 meters above the Croatian town of Knin, whose historical location was formed quite early at the foothills of the same mountain. Archaeological excavations date that this area was populated since the 6th century. It is 470 metres long, and 110 meters wide, elevated at 345 metres above the sea. The original look of the building, b
The Croats built the fortress near a devastated Roman settlement, soon after they settled in the area. Its guardians continuously upgraded the structure to accommodate the defensive needs at that time. It was one of the residences of Croatian monarchs, and possibly became the main residence later, since it was much safer to rule from Knin over the lands of Liburnia and Dalmatia, and to Christianize the pagan Croats in Gacka, Lika and Krbava. This is testified by a handful of churches in the Knin
The Flag of Croatia on Knin Fortress is one of few most important symbols of the recent history of Croatia. The flag was raised for the first time during the Operation Storm, the last major battle of the Croatian War of Independence. Following the capture of Knin on 5 August 1995, the flag was firstly raised by the commander of the 7th Guards Brigade of the Croatian Army, General Ivan Korade, and the next day by the President of Croatia Franjo Tuđman as well. The memorial plaque opposite ...
- Unknown, probably in the 6th or 10th century
- Slightly renovated
- Various Croat rulers, expanded mostly by:, Ignacije Macanović, Orazio Antonio Alberghetti
- ca. 20 meters
Knin Operation (Kninska operacija) was a major Yugoslav Partisan operation during World War II in Yugoslavia launched by the 8th Dalmatian Corps from 7 November to 9 December 1944 with the purpose of destroying German, Ustaše and Chetnik formations in North Dalmatia and the city of Knin, then part of the Independent State of Croatia.
Knin Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge Knin (pronounced [knîːn]) is a ceety in the Šibenik-Knin Coonty o Croatie, locatit in the Dalmatie hinterland near the source o the river Krka, an important traffec junction on the rail an road routes atween Zagreb an Split.
The Siege of Knin (Croatian: Opsada Knina) was a siege of the city of Knin, the capital of the Kingdom of Croatia, by the Ottoman Empire in 1522.
Knin camp was a detention camp run by the rebel Serb army in Knin in the puppet state of Republika Srpska Krajina, that held Croatian detainees, soldiers and civilians, from 1991 until 1992, during the Croatian War of Independence. It consisted out of at least two facilities.
Geography. The village is located at the foot of the hill of Bribir, in the Ravni Kotari geographical region. It is 12 km from Skradin. History. In the Roman period, the town of Varvaria was created in the 1st century AD at the hill of Bribir (Croatian: Bribirska glavica), which is now an archaeological site.
Knin se nalazi u sjevernoj Dalmaciji, na 44° 2' 24" sjeverne zemljopisne širine, 16° 11' 35" istočne zemljopisne dužine te na nadmorskoj visini 214 m. Knin je nastao, razvijao se i opstao kao drevno naselje i središte na temelju prirodnih pogodnosti. Ima prirodnu prohodnost i spojničku ulogu od pamtivijeka do danas.