Facts in brief:
Located on S Dalmatian coast; ruled by Byzantium after fall of Rome; was an independent trade city nominally under rule of Venice, Turkey & Hungary from 1205 to 1808; taken by Napoleon in 1808; given to Austria in 1814; later became part of Yugoslavia.
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