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The A1 motorway (Autocesta A1) is the longest motorway in Croatia, spanning.
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The A6 motorway (Autocesta A6) is a motorway in Croatia spanning.
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The A7 motorway (Autocesta A7) is a long motorway in Croatia.
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The A8 motorway (Autocesta A8) is a toll motorway in Croatia.
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Abdon Pamich (born 3 October 1933) is a former Italian race walker.
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Adria is a town in the Veneto region of Italy.
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The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.
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Hauszmann Alajos (June 9, 1847 - July 31, 1926) was an Austro-Hungarian architect, professor, and member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
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The Alliance of Primorje-Gorski Kotar (Primorsko goranski savez or PGS) is a minor Croatian regionalist political party of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.
Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is the sport or recreation of sliding down snow-covered hills on skis with fixed-heel bindings.
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The Alpine Wall (Vallo Alpino) was an Italian system of fortifications along the 1851 km of Italy's northern frontier.
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Andrea Ossoinack (1876-1965) was a businessman and politician who became notable in the process of creating the Free State of Fiume.
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Andrija Ljudevit Adamić (Andrea Lodovico Adamich) (1766–1828) was a Croatian trader from Rijeka, builder, supporter of economical and cultural development.
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The Archduchy of Austria was one of the most important states within the Holy Roman Empire and the nucleus of the Habsburg dynastic lands.
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The Armistice of Cassibile was an armistice signed on 3 September 1943 by Walter Bedell Smith and Giuseppe Castellano, and made public on 8 September, between the Kingdom of Italy and the Allies ("United Nations") of World War II.
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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
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Augustus (Imperātor Caesar Dīvī Fīlius Augustus;Classical Latin spelling and reconstructed Classical Latin pronunciation of the names of Augustus.
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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.5 million people in Central Europe.
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Austria-Hungary (Österreich-Ungarn; Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia), also known by other names and often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Empire of Austria and the Kingdom of Hungary that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867, when the compromise was ratified by the Hungarian parliament.
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The Austrian Empire (Kaiserthum Oesterreich, modern spelling Kaisertum Österreich) was created out of the realms of the Habsburgs by proclamation in 1804.
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The Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 (Ausgleich, Kiegyezés) (alias Composition of 1867) established the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
The Austro-Hungarian Navy was the naval force of Austria-Hungary.
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The Axis powers (Achsenmächte, 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku, Potenze dell'Asse), also known as the Axis, were the nations that fought in the Second World War against the Allied forces.
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Edmund Josef von Horváth (9 December 1901 Sušak, Rijeka, then in Austria–Hungary, now in Croatia – 1 June 1938 Paris) was a German-writing Austro-Hungarian-born playwright and novelist.
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ŽOK Rijeka is a Croatian women's volleyball club based in Rijeka.
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Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatrical fashion, often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church and the absolutist state.
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Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.
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Belgrade (Beograd / Београд;; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
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Bitola (Битола known also by several alternative names) is a city in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia.
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The Bloody Christmas of 1920 (Natale di sangue) was a series of clashes in Fiume (now Rijeka), which led to the conclusion of the Rijeka campaign carried out by Italian fascist supporter, Gabriele D'Annunzio in 1920.
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Robert James "Bobby" Fischer (March 9, 1943 – January 17, 2008) was an American World Chess Champion.
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The Bora (бора, bura, μπόρα, bora, burja, bora, burza) is a northern to north-eastern katabatic wind in the Adriatic, Croatia, Montenegro, Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia, Poland, Russia (Novorossiysk) and Turkey.
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The Bosniaks, or less commonly Bosniacs, (Bošnjaci,; singular masculine: Bošnjak, feminine: Bošnjakinja) are a South Slavic nation and ethnic group inhabiting mainly homeland Bosnia and Herzegovina along with a native minority present in other countries of the Balkan Peninsula; especially in the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro (where Bosniaks form a regional majority), in Croatia, and in Kosovo.
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Bosniaks of Croatia are one of the ethnic minorities of the Republic of Croatia.
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Budapest (names in other languages) is the capital and the largest city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
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Bulk cargo is commodity cargo that is transported unpackaged in large quantities.
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The Byzantine Empire, or Eastern Roman Empire, was the predominantly Greek-speaking continuation of the eastern part of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.
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A cardinal (Latin: sanctae romanae ecclesiae cardinalis, literally cardinal of the Holy Roman Church) is a senior ecclesiastical leader, an ecclesiastical prince, and usually (now always for those created when still within the voting age-range) an ordained bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.
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The Carolingian Empire (800–924) was the final stage in the history of the early medieval realm of the Franks, ruled by the Carolingian dynasty.
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The Celts (occasionally, see pronunciation of ''Celtic'') were people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.
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Central European Summer Time (CEST) is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC + one hour) during the rest of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of the European Union, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
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Cetinje (Montenegrin: Cetinje, Цетиње; is a city and Old Royal Capital of Montenegro. It is also a historical and the secondary capital of Montenegro (Приjестоница / Prijestonica), with the official residence of the President of Montenegro. It had a population of 13,991 as of 2011. It is the centre of Cetinje Municipality (population 16,757 in 2011). The city nestles on a small karst plain surrounded by limestone mountains, including Mt. Lovćen, the Black Mountain from which Montenegro gets its name. Cetinje is a town of immense historical heritage, founded in the 15th century. It became the center of Montenegrin life and both a cradle of Montenegrin culture and an Orthodox religious center. It is because of its heritage as a long-term Montenegrin capital that it is today the honorary capital of Montenegro.
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Charlemagne (2 April 742/747/748Karl Ferdinand Werner: Das Geburtsdatum Karls des Großen, in: Francia 1, 1973, pp. 115–157;Matthias Becher: Neue Überlegungen zum Geburtsdatum Karls des Großen, in: Francia 19/1, 1992, pp. 37-60;R. McKitterick: Charlemagne. Cambridge 2008, p. 72.28 January 814), also known as Charles the Great (Carolus or Karolus Magnus) or Charles I, was King of the Franks who united most of Western Europe during the early Middle Ages and laid the foundations for modern France and Germany.
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Charles VI (1 October 1685 – 20 October 1740) succeeded his elder brother, Joseph I, as Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia (as Charles II), King of Hungary and Croatia (as Charles III), and King of Serbia, Archduke of Austria, etc., in 1711.
The Charter of Carnaro (Carta del Carnaro in Italian) was the constitution of the Italian Regency of Carnaro, a short-lived government in Fiume (Rijeka), proclaimed by Gabriele D'Annunzio on 8 September 1920.
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Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is a private, all-graduate research university located in Claremont, California, a city east of downtown Los Angeles.
Claudius II (Marcus Aurelius Valerius Claudius Augustus;Jones, pg. 209 May 10, 213 – January 270), commonly known as Claudius Gothicus, was Roman Emperor from 268 to 270.
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A constituent assembly (sometimes also known as a constitutional convention or constitutional assembly) is a body or assembly of representatives composed for the purpose of drafting or adopting a constitution.
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The Corpus separatum of Fiume (formally known as City of Fiume and its district (Fiume város és kerülete) was the name of the legal and political status of the city of Fiume (now modern Rijeka), instituted by Empress Maria Theresa in 1776, determining the semi-autonomous status of Fiume within the Habsburg Empire until the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918 – the longest-lasting known case of an actually implemented corpus separatum.
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Cres (Cherso, Kersch, Crepsa, Greek: Χερσος, Chersos) is an Adriatic island in Croatia.
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Crikvenica (Ad Turres) is the largest settlement on the coast of the Vinodol coastal area, Croatia, and developed on the site of Roman era settlement and military base called Ad Turres.
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Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.
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The Kingdom of Croatia (Regnum Croatiae; Hrvatsko kraljevstvo or Kraljevina Hrvatska), after a period of rule of kings from the Trpimirović and Svetoslavić dynasties and a succession crisis following the death of king Demetrius Zvonimir, entered a union with the Kingdom of Hungary in 1102.
The Croatian Democratic Union (Hrvatska demokratska zajednica, commonly known under acronym HDZ) is a conservative political party and the main centre-right political party in Croatia.
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The Croatian Labourists – Labour Party (Hrvatski laburisti - Stranka rada) is a left-wing political party in Croatia.
Croatian (hrvatski) is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language used by Croats, principally in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Serbian province of Vojvodina and other neighbouring countries.
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The Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service (Državni hidrometeorološki zavod or DHMZ) is Croatia's national agency for weather forecasts, based in Zagreb.
The Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl.
The Croatian Party of Pensioners (Hrvatska stranka umirovljenika, HSU) is a Croatian political party.
Croatian Party of Rights dr.
The Croatian Peasant Party (Hrvatska seljačka stranka, HSS) is an agrarian and socially conservative political party in Croatia.
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The Croatian People's Party – Liberal Democrats (Hrvatska narodna stranka – liberalni demokrati, HNS) is a liberal political party in Croatia.
Croatian Railways (Hrvatske željeznice, HŽ) is the national railway company of Croatia.
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The Croatian War of Independence was fought from 1991 to 1995 between Croat forces loyal to the government of Croatia—which had declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)—and the Serb-controlled Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) and local Serb forces, with the JNA ending its combat operations in Croatia by 1992.
Croats (Hrvati) are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.
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Dalian is a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China.
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Dalmatia was an ancient Roman province.
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The demographic characteristics of the population of Croatia are known through censuses, normally conducted in ten-year intervals and analysed by various statistical bureaus since the 1850s.
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Diana Haller (born 11 November 1986) is a Croatian mezzo-soprano and active in opera, oratorio, and recital.
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Dino Ciani (June 16, 1941 – March 28, 1974) was an Italian pianist.
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Drenova is a local district of the city of Rijeka, Croatia perched on a hill above the city.
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Dubrovnik (Ragusa) is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia.
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"Duchy of Croatia" (also "Duchy of the Croats", Kneževina Hrvata; "Dalmatian Croatia", Dalmatinska Hrvatska; "Littoral Croatia", Primorska Hrvatska; Greek: Χρωβατία, Chrovatía), was a medieval Croatian duchy that was established in the former Roman province of Dalmatia.
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Eric (also Heirichus or Ehericus; died 799) was the Duke of Friuli (dux Foroiulensis) from 789 to his death.
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Ernst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach (February 18, 1838 – February 19, 1916) was an Austrian physicist and philosopher, noted for his contributions to physics such as the Mach number and the study of shock waves.
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Este is a town and comune of the Province of Padua, in the Veneto region of northern Italy.
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Ezio Loik (26 September 1919 - 4 May 1949) was an Italian football player, who played for Torino FC as midfielder, and died in the 1949 Superga air disaster, along with the whole Grande Torino team.
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Faenza is an Italian city and comune, in the province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, situated southeast of Bologna.
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The Fiuman dialect (fiumano, Fiuman: fiuman) is the dialect of the Venetian language spoken in the Croatian city of Rijeka (Fiume).
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Fiume is the historical name of Rijeka, a city in Croatia.
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The Fiume Krone (corona Fiumana, abbreviated Cor. or FIUK) was introduced in the Free State of Fiume on 18 April 1919 by the stamping the previous Austro-Hungarian krone notes by the Italian National Council of Fiume who effectively exercised power in the City.
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In positive psychology, flow, also known as the zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.
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The Franks (Franci or gens Francorum) are historically first known as a group of Germanic tribes that roamed the land between the Lower and Middle Rhine in the 3rd century AD, and second as the people of Gaul who merged with the Gallo-Roman populations during succeeding centuries, passing on their name to modern-day France and becoming part of the heritage of the modern day French people.
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Frederick III (21 September 1415 – 19 August 1493), called the Peaceful, was Holy Roman Emperor from 1452 until his death, the first emperor of the House of Habsburg.
The Free State of Fiume was an independent free state which existed between 1920 and 1924.
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Gabriele D'Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso and Duke of Gallese (12 March 1863 – 1 March 1938), sometimes spelled d'Annunzio, was an Italian writer, poet, journalist, playwright and soldier during World War I. He occupied a prominent place in Italian literature from 1889 to 1910 and after that political life from 1914 to 1924.
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Genoa (Genova; Genoese and Ligurian Zena; Gênes; Latin and archaic English Genua) is the capital of Liguria and the sixth largest city in Italy with a population of 592,995 within its administrative limits on a land area of.
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German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that derives most of its vocabulary from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family.
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Giovanni de Ciotta (1824–1903) was the first-born son of Lorenzo de Ciotta and Luisa de Adamich, daughter of the foremost Fiuman merchant and father of modernisation in Fiume Andrea Lodovico de Adamich.
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Giovanni Giolitti (October 27, 1842 – July 17, 1928) was an Italian statesman.
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Giovanni Biagio Luppis von Rammer (27 August 1813 – 11 January 1875), sometimes also known by the Croatian name of Vukić, was a Croatian-Italian officer of the Austro-Hungarian Navy who developed the first prototypes of the self-propelled torpedo.
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Gorski Kotar (Gorski kotar,; English: Mountain District) is the mountainous region in Croatia between Karlovac and Rijeka.
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The Grande Torino was the historic Italian football team of Torino Football Club in the 1940s, five-time champions of Italy, whose players were the backbone of the Italian national team and died on 4 May 1949 in the plane crash known as Superga air disaster.
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Hamburg (local pronunciation; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg), officially Freie und Hansestadt HamburgConstitution of Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.
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Handball (also known as team handball, Olympic handball, European team handball, European handball, or Borden ball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
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High-speed photography is the science of taking pictures of very fast phenomena.
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Hrvatski Nogometni Klub Rijeka (Croatian Football Club Rijeka), commonly referred to as HNK Rijeka or simply Rijeka, is a Croatian football club, from the coastal city of Rijeka.
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The House of Frankopan (Frankopani, Frankapani; Frangipani., Frangepán. Frangepanus/Francopanus), was a Croatian noble family, whose members were among the great landowner magnates and high officers of the Kingdom of Hungary–Croatia.
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The House of Habsburg, also called House of Hapsburg, or House of Austria, was one of the most important royal houses of Europe.
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A humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa or Cwa) is a zone of subtropical climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cool winters.
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Hungarian is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union.
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Hungarians, also known as Magyars (magyarok), are a nation and ethnic group who speak Hungarian and are primarily associated with Hungary.
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Hungary (Magyarország) is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
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Ilario Carposio (Trento 1852 – Fiume 1921) was an artistic photographer who owned an important studio in Fiume, now Rijeka in present-day Croatia.
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Ilirska Bistrica (Villa del Nevoso (before 1927 Bisterza), Illyrisch Feistritz) is a town in Slovenia.
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Imola (Romagnol: Jômla/Jemula) is a town and comune in the province of Bologna, located on the Santerno River, in the Emilia-Romagna region of north-central Italy.
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The Independent Democratic Serb Party (Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka, SDSS, Самостална демократска српска странка) is a social democratic political party of Serbs living in Croatia.
The invasion of Yugoslavia, also known as the April War or Operation 25, was a German-led attack on the Kingdom of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers which began on 6 April 1941 during World War II.
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Irredentism (from Italian irredento for "unredeemed") is any political or popular movement intended to reclaim and reoccupy a lost homeland.
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Istria (Croatian, Slovene: Istra; Italian: Istria; Istriot: Eîstria; German: Istrien), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea.
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The Istrian Democratic Assembly (Istarski demokratski sabor, Dieta democratica istriana) is a regionalist and liberal political party in Croatia operating in the Istria region.
The Istrian Y (Istarski ipsilon) is a highway complex in the Croatian highway network, consisting of section A8 Matulji-Kanfanar and section A9 Slovenia-Kanfanar-Pula.
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Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken mainly in Europe: Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, as a second language in Albania, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia, by minorities in Crimea, Eritrea, France, Libya, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania and Somalia, – Gordon, Raymond G., Jr.
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The Italian Regency of Carnaro (Reggenza Italiana del Carnaro) was a self-proclaimed state in the city of Fiume (now Rijeka, Croatia) led by Gabriele d'Annunzio between 1919 and 1920.
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Italians of Croatia are an autochthonous historical national minority recognized by the Constitution of Croatia.
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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.
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Ivan Zajc (also plemeniti Zajc, Giovanni di Zayitz;; August 3, 1832 – December 16, 1914), was a Croatian composer, conductor, director and teacher who for over forty years dominated Croatia's musical culture.
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Janko Polić Kamov (17 November 1886 – 8 August 1910) was a Croatian writer and poet.
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János Kádár (26 May 1912 – 6 July 1989) was a Hungarian communist leader and the General Secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, presiding over the country from 1956 until his retirement in 1988.
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Josip Bozanić (born 20 March 1949) is a Croatian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
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is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, located between Tokyo and Yokohama.
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The Kingdom of Croatia (Regnum Croatiae; Kraljevina Hrvatska, Hrvatsko Kraljevstvo) was a medieval kingdom in the Central Europe comprising most of what is today Croatia (without most of Istria and some Dalmatian coastal cities), as well as parts of modern-day Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia (Kraljevina Hrvatska i Slavonija; Horvát-Szlavón Királyság; Königreich Kroatien und Slawonien) was a nominally autonomous kingdom within the Austro-Hungarian Empire, created in 1868 by merging the kingdoms of Croatia and Slavonia following the Croatian–Hungarian Settlement.
The Kingdom of Hungary was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the twentieth century (1000-1946 with the exception of 1918-1920).
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The Kingdom of Hungary between 1526 and 1867 was part of the lands of the Habsburg Monarchy, while outside the Holy Roman Empire, and formally part of its successor, the Austrian Empire.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed during the interwar period (1918–1939) and first half of World War II (1939–1943).
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Košarkaški klub Kvarner 2010 (Kvarner 2010 Basketball Club) is a professional basketball club based in Rijeka, Croatia.
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Koprivnica is a city in northern Croatia.
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Krk (Vegl; Curicta; Veglia; Vegliot Dalmatian: Vikla; Ancient Greek Kyrikon, Κύρικον) is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.
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Krk Bridge (Krčki most) is a 1430 m long reinforced concrete arch bridge connecting the Croatian island of Krk to the mainland and carrying over a million vehicles per year.
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The Kvarner Gulf (or, Sinus Flanaticus or Liburnicus sinus), sometimes also Kvarner Bay, is a bay in the northern Adriatic Sea, located between the Istrian peninsula and the northern Croatian Littoral mainland.
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La Voce del Popolo (The Voice of the People) is an Italian language daily newspaper published by EDIT (EDizioni ITaliane) in the Croatian city of Rijeka.
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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
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Law Codex of Vinodol or Vinodol statute (Vinodolski zakonik) is one of the oldest law texts written in the Chakavian dialect of Croatian language and is among the oldest Slavic codes.
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Leo Valiani (Leo Weiczen; 9 February 1909 – 18 September 1999) was an Italian historian, politician and journalist.
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The Liburnians (or Liburni, Greek: Λιβυρνοί) were an ancient tribe, possibly Illyrian, inhabiting the district called Liburnia, a coastal region of the northeastern Adriatic between the rivers Arsia (Raša) and Titius (Krka) in what is now Croatia.
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An urbanized area in Croatia can gain the status of grad (which can be translated as town or city as there is no distinction between the two terms in Croatian) if it meets one of the following requirements.
A free port (porto franco) or free zone (zona franca), sometimes also called a bonded area (US: Foreign-Trade Zone), is a port or other area with relaxed jurisdiction of customs or related national regulations.
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This is a list of governors of the Corpus separatum of Fiume (formally known as City of Fiume and its district) and heads of state of the Free State of Fiume (now modern Rijeka).
The Lista za Rijeku - Lista per Fiume (meaning List for Rijeka in Croatian and Italian) is a regional political party with strong local-patriotic, autonomous and progressive-liberal tendencies, based in the city of Rijeka, Croatia (known as Fiume in Italian).
Ljubljana (locally also, Laibach, Lubiana, Labacum or Aemona) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.
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The Lombards or Langobards (Langobardī, Italian Longobardi), were a Germanic tribe who ruled Italy from 568 to 774.
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General Ludwig Kübler (2 September 1889 – 18 August 1947) was a German General of the Mountain Troops during World War II who was executed as a war criminal in Yugoslavia.
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Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina (Maria Theresia; 13 May 1717 – 29 November 1780) was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg.
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The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.
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Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL), or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m.a.s.l.), is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation of a location in reference to historic mean sea level; the determination of what actually constitutes mean sea level over time however, may be determined by other parameters, such as the effects of climate history and climate change, and may have differed in the past, as well as in the future, from that established by historic, modern, documented elevations.
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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Csíkszentmihályi Mihály; born 29 September 1934) is the Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University.
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Municipium (pl. municipia) was the Latin term for a town or city.
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Neuss (spelled Neuß until 1968; Limburgish: Nüss; Latin: Novaesium) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
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, formerly written Ningpo, is a sub-provincial city in northeast Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China. It comprises the urban districts of Ningbo proper, three satellite cities, and a number of rural counties including islands in Hangzhou Bay and the East China Sea. Its port, spread across several locations, is among the busiest in the world and the municipality possesses a separate state-planning status. As of the 2010 census, the entire administrated area had a population of 7.6 million, with 3.5 million in the six urban districts of Ningbo proper. To the north, Hangzhou Bay separates Ningbo from Shanghai; to the east lies Zhoushan in the East China Sea; on the west and south, Ningbo borders Shaoxing and Taizhou respectively.
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The Allied Oil Campaign of World War II was directed by the RAF and USAAF against facilities supplying Nazi Germany with petroleum, oil, and lubrication (POL) products.
Opatija (Sankt Jakobi; Abbazia; Abbázia) is a town in western Croatia, just southwest of Rijeka on the Adriatic coast.
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The Operational Zone of the Adriatic Littoral (Operationszone Adriatisches Küstenland (OZAK) or colloquially, Operationszone Adria; Zona d'operazioni del Litorale adriatico; Operativna zona Jadransko primorje; Operacijska zona Jadransko primorje), was a Nazi German district on the northern Adriatic coast created during World War II in 1943.
The Ostrogoths (Ostrogothi or Austrogothi) were a branch of the later Goths (the other major branch being the Visigoths).
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The Ottoman wars in Europe, also known as the Ottoman Wars or Turkish Wars, were a series of military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and various European states dating from the Late Middle Ages up through the early 20th century.
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The ten Pan-European transport corridors were defined at the second Pan-European transport Conference in Crete, March 1994, as routes in Central and Eastern Europe that required major investment over the next ten to fifteen years.
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The Pannonian Avars were a group of Eurasian nomads of the early Middle Ages of uncertain origins,: "...
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The Paris Peace Conference was the meeting of the Allied victors, following the end of World War I to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers following the armistices of 1918.
The Paris Peace Treaties were signed on 10 February 1947, as the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference, held from 29 July to 15 October 1946.
The Party of Democratic Action of Croatia (Croatian and Bosnian: Stranka demokratske akcije Hrvatske) is a political party that represents the Bosniak ethnic minority in Croatia.
A patron saint or a patron hallow is a saint who in Roman Catholicism is regarded as the tutelary spirit or heavenly advocate of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, clan, family or person.
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Petar Radaković (22 February 1937 – 1 November 1966) was a Croatian football player.
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Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with a population of 305,842 and the county seat of Allegheny County.
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Platak is a ski resort located north of Rijeka, Croatia.
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Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23 – August 25, AD 79), better known as Pliny the Elder, was a Roman author, naturalist, and natural philosopher, as well as naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire and personal friend of the emperor Vespasian.
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is a 1992 Japanese animated comedy-adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
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The Port of Rijeka (Luka Rijeka) is a seaport in Rijeka, Croatia, located on the shore of the Kvarner Gulf in the Adriatic Sea.
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The Free Port of Trieste is a port in the Adriatic Sea in Trieste, Italy.
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The Latin term praetorium — or prœtorium or pretorium — originally signified a general’s tent within a Roman castra, castellum, or encampment.
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Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (Primorsko-goranska županija) is a county in western Croatia that includes the Bay of Kvarner, the surrounding Northern Croatian Littoral, and the mountainous region of Gorski kotar.
Pula or Pola (Pola Italian and Istro-Romanian; Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola Pollentia Herculanea; Slovene and Chakavian: Pulj, Polei, Ancient Greek: Πόλαι, Polae) is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 57,460 (2011).
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Qingdao (formerly Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.
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Random House is the largest general-interest trade book publisher in the world.
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Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture.
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The Republic of Venice (Repubblica di Venezia; Repùblica Vèneta), or traditionally known as the Most Serene Republic of Venice, was a state originating from the lagoon communities in the area of Venice, now northeastern Italy.
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Riccardo Zanella (27 June 1875 - 30 March 1959) was the only elected president of the short lived Free State of Fiume.
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Rijeka (Reka; Italian and Fiume /; Pflaum) is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split).
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Rijeka Airport (Croatian: Zračna luka Rijeka) is the international airport serving Rijeka, Croatia.
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Rječina (Eneo) is a river in Croatia that flows into the Adriatic Sea at the city of Rijeka (Fiume).
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RK Zamet (Rukometni Klub Zamet) is a handball club from Rijeka, Croatia, formed in 1957.
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Robert Ludvigovich Bartini (or Roberto Oros di Bartini) (14 May 1897 – 6 December 1974) was an Italian aircraft designer and scientist.
Robert Whitehead (3 January 1823 – 14 November 1905) was an English engineer, most famous for developing the first effective self-propelled naval torpedo.
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The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum; Ancient and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων Basileia tōn Rhōmaiōn) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
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Rostock, is the largest city in the north German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
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The Serbs (Срби/Srbi) are a South Slavic nation and ethnic group native to the Balkans.
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The Serbs of Croatia (or Croatian Serbs) constitute the largest national minority in Croatia. There has been a substantial Serb population in Croatia since the Middle Ages, although the population has been declining.
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Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by Telecom Italia, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and has been operating for over eighty years since the 1929–30 season.
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Shipyards and dockyards are places where ships are repaired and built.
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The Siege of Trsat (Opsada Trsata) was a battle fought over possession of the town of Trsat (Tarsatica)The city of Tarsatica, where the siege happened, was probably located at the present Old Town in Rijeka, not at Trsat itself, which is found on a hill overlooking Rijeka on the other side of the Rječina River.
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Slovene or Slovenian (slovenski jezik or slovenščina, not to be confused with slovenčina, the native name of Slovak) belongs to the group of South Slavic languages.
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The Slovenes, Slovene people, Slovenians, or Slovenian people (Slovenci) are a South Slavic ethnic group living in historical Slovene lands, surrounded by German-speaking Austrians to the north, Italian-speaking and Friulan-speaking neighbours to the west, a Hungarian-speaking population to the northeast, and Slavic Croatian-speakers to the south and southeast.
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The Social Democratic Party of Croatia (Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske or SDP) is a social-democratic political party and the largest party of the Croatian centre-left.
Split (Spalato, see Name section) is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.
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Stalinism is the means of governing and related policies implemented by Joseph Stalin.
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Sušak is a part of the city of Rijeka in Croatia, where it composes the eastern part of the city.
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Tales from the Vienna Woods (Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald) refers to several landmark works in German-language culture, including.
The modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.
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A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.
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The Treaty of Rapallo was a treaty between the Kingdom of Italy and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (renamed Yugoslavia in 1929), signed to solve the dispute over some territories in the former Austrian Littoral in the upper Adriatic, and in Dalmatia.
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The Treaty of Rome of January 27, 1924, was an agreement by which Italy and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes agreed that Fiume would be annexed to Italy as the Province of Fiume, while the town of Sušak was assigned to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
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The Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, was signed on 10 September 1919 by the victorious Allies of World War I on the one hand and by the Republic of German-Austria on the other.
Trieste (Triestine Trièst; Slovene, Trst;Spezialortsrepertorium der österreichischen Länder. Bearbeiten auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Volkszälung vom 31. Dezember 1910, vol. 7: Österreichisch-Illyrisches Küstenland. 1918. Vienna: K. k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, pp. 1, 3. Triest) is a city and seaport in northeastern Italy.
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Trsat (Tersatto, Tarsatica) is part of the city of Rijeka, Croatia.
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The twenty-foot equivalent unit (often TEU or teu) is an inexact unit of cargo capacity often used to describe the capacity of container ships and container terminals.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal and social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Učka is a mountain range (Učka; Monte Maggiore) that rises behind Opatija riviera, on the Istrian peninsula, in northwestern Croatia.
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The Učka Tunnel (Tunel Učka) is a toll tunnel on the A8 motorway in Croatia.
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Ulderico Sergo (Rijeka, 4 July 1913 – Cleveland, 20 February 1967) was a bantamweight professional boxer from Italy, who won the gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.
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The University of Rijeka (Sveučilište u Rijeci) is in the city of Rijeka with faculties in cities throughout the regions of Primorje, Istria and Lika.
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The standard license plates in Croatia consist of a two-letter city code which is separated by the Coat of Arms of Croatia from three or four numbers and one or two letters: CC-NNN(N)-L(L) (e.g.: ZG 123-E or ZG 123-EC or ZG 1233-E or ZG 1233-EC).
Velebit (Alpi Bebie) is the largest though not the highest mountain range in Croatia.
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Venetian or Venetan (Venetian: vèneto, vènet or łéngua vèneta) is a Romance language spoken as a native language by almost four million people,Ethnologue.
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Vienna (Wien) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria.
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The Viktor Lenac Shipyard (Brodogradilište Viktor Lenac JSC or Shipyard Viktor Lenac d.d. (JSC)) is situated on the northern Croatian Adriatic coast, 3 km from the largest Croatian port Rijeka.
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Saint Vitus, according to Christian legend, was a Christian saint from Sicily.
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VK Primorje (Vaterpolski klub Primorje, commonly referred to as Primorje) is a Croatian water polo club based in Rijeka.
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Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
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Water polo is a team water sport.
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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 191 Member States and Territories.
World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
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The City of Yalta (Ukrainian and Russian: Я́лта; Crimean Tatar: Yalta) is a resort city on the South coast of the Crimean Peninsula surrounded by the Black Sea.
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Yugoslav PartisansSerbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Partizani, Партизани or the National Liberation Army,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska (NOV), Народноослободилачка војска (НОВ); Народноослободителна војска (НОВ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska (NOV) officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska i partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV i POJ), Народноослободилачка војска и партизански одреди Југославије (НОВ и ПОЈ); Народноослободителна војска и партизански одреди на Југославија (НОВ и ПОЈ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska in partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV in POJ) was Europe's most effective anti-Nazi resistance movement, often compared to the Polish resistance movement, albeit the latter was an exceptional, non-communist autonomic movement.
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'Yugoslavia' (Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Jugoslavija, Југославија), once spelled and called "Jugoslavia", was a country in Southeast Europe during most of the 20th century.
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Zagreb (names in other languages) is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia.
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The European Short Course Swimming Championships 2008 took place in Rijeka, Croatia from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 December 2008.
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