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Trieste

facts in brief


Part of J. Roux's map, 1764
Part of J. Roux's map, 1764








Facts in brief:

Most important seaport of N Adriatic; ruled by Venice 1202, by Austria 1382; given to Italy in Treaty of Rapallo 1920; seized by Nazis 1943; made a Free Territory 1947, but zones of city were divided with Yugoslavia; entire city restored to Italy 1954

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