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Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its total population is 42,615. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
- also known as Dubrovnik, Croatia
- part of Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva County
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Mediterranean Villages (2004)
An Architectural Journey by Steven House, Cathi House
Embraced within massive fortress walls in a magnificent setting on the south Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik is an exquisitely preserved Renaissance city with a rich past and cultural heritage. Taking its name from the Slav word "dubrova", meaning ...
My Pilgrim's Heart (2012)
by Stephanie Dale
Everyone says Dubrovnik is a beautiful city, and everyone is right.
by Piers Letcher
Dubrovnik is an extraordinary place. Vast walls, up to 25m high, come complete with fortresses, towers, crenellations and an ancient footpath along the entire 2km extent. The walls encircle an incredible stone-built red-roofed city, which juts ...
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (2010)
A Journey Through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West
Oaks there were—the name Dubrovnik means a grove of oaks; and where there were some square yards of level ground there were thick-trunked patriarchal planes, with branches enough to cover an army of concubines. The sea looked ...
by Jill Herbers
RETILIMG DUBROVNIK Dubrovnik is a city full of art, history ,
Heritage for the Future (2005)
Realising the Economic and Social Potential of a Key Asset
Dubrovnik is a monument-city, where the architectural and urban assets bear witness to the existence of a powerful mercantile and cultural community throughout the centuries. Various styles from the 8th to 19th centuries are present here.
Descriptions of Every Major Cruise Ship, Riverboat and Port of Call Worldwide. by Steven B. Stern
CROATIA Dubrovnik is a small Croatian port with a population of twentysix thousand located on the Adriatic Sea across from Italy. Its mild climate and medieval architecture have made it a favorite tourist attraction. As you sail into the harbor, ...
by Stern's Travel Guides Ltd.
CROATIA Dubrovnik is a small Croatian port with a population of twenty-six thousand located on the Adriatic Sea across from Italy. Its mild climate and medieval architecture have made it a favorite tourist attraction. As you sail into the harbor, ...
by Max Harrison, Charles Fox, Eric Thacker, Stuart Nicholson
Dubrovnik is a beautiful Renaissance city on the Adriatic characterized by the white marble of its main buildings, and the three movements evoke it in afternoon , evening and morning. This is a matter of atmospheres and the finale does have ...
Names and Their Histories (1898)
A Handbook of Historical Geography and Topographical Nomenclature by Isaac Taylor
RagUSa, a Dalmatian port, is called Dubrovnik in Slavonic, and Paprovnik in Turkish. The older forms of the name, Labuda, JLabuscedum, Lavusa, Ravgia, Rausium, Raousion, and Ragusium vary so greatly that no certain etymology can be ...
by Wayne A. Wiegand, Donald G. Jr. Davis
libraries continued to develop, especially in the towns along the Adriatic coast (Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar, etc.) where a great quantity of books were ...
by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda
DUBROVNIK 197 Lokrum Island in 1023, moved into the city in the fourteenth century and built its own monastery, followed by many other monasteries, convents, and churches. This strong religious presence also spurred the building of the ...
by G.R. Berridge, Alan James, Lorna Lloyd
durbar Dubrovnik, diplomacy of. Between the end of the thirteenth and the start of the nineteenth century the independent Republic of Dubrovnik (often known by its Italian name of Ragusa) had a well-organized ...
by Jennifer Lawler
Plague see Bubonic Plague Plaka Modern day Dubrovnik. Called “the Pearl of the Adriatic.
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