Facts in brief:
Located on Istria peninsula adjacent to Adriatic Sea; mentioned by Livy in battles between Romans & Histri (178-177 BC); Tiberius made it
Colonia Iulia Parentium; before 1947 belonged to Italy; later part of Yugoslavia; site of 6th-cen. basilica.
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