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Part of Joseph Roux's map, 1764
Part of Joseph Roux's map, 1764

Facts in brief:

Located on Adriatic Sea; damaged by Avars in 615; was port of medieval Dalmatia; held by Byzantine Empire, Venice, Austria & France; in 1918 became part of Yugoslavia; was controlled by Axis troops during WW II, most of port area was destroyed by Nazis.

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