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  1. › wiki › IstriaIstria - Wikipedia

    Istria (/ ˈ ɪ s t r i ə / ISS-tree-ə; Croatian and Slovene: Istra; Istriot: Eîstria; Istro-Romanian, Italian and Venetian: Istria; formerly Histria in Latin and Ἵστρια in Ancient Greek) is the largest peninsula within the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Kvarner Gulf.

  2. › wiki › Julian_MarchJulian March - Wikipedia

    The Kingdom of Italy annexed the region after World War I according to the Treaty of London and later Treaty of Rapallo, including the County of Gorizia and Gradisca, Trieste, Istria, the current Italian municipalities of Tarvisio, Pontebba and Malborghetto Valbruna, and partially and fully Slovene portions of the former Austrian Littoral.

  3. Coat of arms of Croatia; Armiger: Republic of Croatia: Adopted: 21 December 1990: Crest: A crown of five arms, as follows: Bleu Celeste a mullet of six points Or above a crescent argent; Azure two bars gules; Bleu Celeste three leopard heads caboshed Or; Azure a goat statant Or unguled and armed gules; Bleu Celeste on a fess gules fimbriated argent a marten Sable courant proper in chief a ...

  4. › wiki › FriuliFriuli - Wikipedia

    On 3 April 1077, the Emperor Henry IV granted the county of Friuli, with ducal status, to Sigaerd, Patriarch of Aquileia. In the succeeding centuries, the patriarchate expanded its control over neighboring Trieste, Istria, Carinthia, Styria, and Cadore. The patriarchal state of Friuli was one of the best organized polities of the Italian Middle ...

  5. The Republic of Venice (Venetian: Repùblega de Venèsia) or Venetian Republic (Venetian: Repùblega Vèneta), traditionally known as La Serenissima (English: Most Serene Republic of Venice; Venetian: Serenìsima Repùblega de Venèsia), was a sovereign state and maritime republic in parts of present-day Italy (mainly northeastern Italy) that existed for 1100 years from AD 697 until AD 1797.

  6. At the end of World War I, Italy annexed Trieste, Istria and part of modern-day western Slovenia from Austria-Hungary, establishing the border region known as the Julian March (Venezia Giulia). In 1924, Italy annexed the Free State of Fiume, now the city of Rijeka in Croatia.

  7. › wiki › DubrovnikDubrovnik - Wikipedia

    Dubrovnik was inhabited by the Illyrian tribe of Dalmatae in ancient times. According to Constantine Porphyrogenitus's De Administrando Imperio (c. 950), Ragusa was founded in the 7th century, named after a "rocky island" called Lausa, by refugees from Epidaurum (Ragusa Vecchia), a Roman city situated some 15 km to the south, when that city was destroyed by Slavs fighting with the Avars.

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