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Istria
Istra (Croatian)
Istra (Slovene)
Istria (Italian)
Historical land
Location of Istria
Location of Istria
CountryIstria Croatia
Istria Slovenia
Istria Italy
Largest cityPula
DemonymIstrian
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Istria (/ˈɪstriə/ IST-ree-ə; Croatian and Slovene: Istra; Italian and Venetian: Istria)[1] is a region of Croatia, and is the largest peninsula to border the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Kvarner Gulf, and is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia, and Italy,[2][3] 87% of its area being part of Croatia.[4] Croatia encapsulates most of the Istrian peninsula within Istria County.[5]

  1. ^ Istriot: Eîstria; Istro-Romanian: Istria; Latin: Histria; Ancient Greek: Ἱστρία)
  2. ^ Marcel Cornis-Pope, John Neubauer, History of the literary cultures of East-Central Europe: junctures and disjunctures in the 19th And 20th Centuries, John Benjamins Publishing Co. (2006), ISBN 90-272-3453-1
  3. ^ Alan John Day, Roger East, Richard Thomas, A political and economic dictionary of Eastern Europe, Routledge, 1sr ed. (2002), ISBN 1-85743-063-8
  4. ^ "Geographic data". www.istra-istria.hr. Retrieved 2023-08-15.
  5. ^ Istria, Croatia (2021-05-18). "Istria". National Park Brijuni Excursions. Retrieved 2022-09-16.

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Istrian Italians

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March of Istria

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183 Istria

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Flags of Istria

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Austrian Littoral

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established in 1849. It consisted of three regions: the Margraviate of Istria in the south, Gorizia and Gradisca in the north, and the Imperial Free City...

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Croatia

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territory, changes of the political status of Dalmatia, Dubrovnik, and Istria. The traditional division of the country into counties was abolished in...

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Serbs of Croatia

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Austrians Bosniaks Bulgarians Czechs Germans Hungarians Italians (Dalmatia, Istria) Jews Macedonians Montenegrins Poles Romani Romanians Russians Rusyns Serbs...

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Prosciutto

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island of Krk, and Istria). Pršut from Dalmatia and Herzegovina are smoked, unlike the Italian product, while that from Slovenia, Istria, and Krk is not...

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Italian language

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has official minority status in Croatia and in some areas of Slovenian Istria. Italian is also spoken by large immigrant and expatriate communities in...

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Italy

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(1920) allowed for annexation of Trentino Alto-Adige, the Julian March, Istria, the Kvarner Gulf and the Dalmatian city of Zara. The subsequent Treaty...

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Henry of Eppenstein

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In or shortly after 1077, Henry IV granted the marches of Carniola and Istria to Henry of Eppenstein. When Duke Liutold died childless in 1090, Henry...

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Dalmatia

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historical regions of Croatia, alongside Central Croatia, Slavonia, and Istria, located on the east shore of the Adriatic Sea in Croatia. Dalmatia is a...

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Izola

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Municipality of Izola and is one of the three major towns of Slovenian Istria. Izola was attested in written sources as Insula in 972 and 977, and as...

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Istria Cup

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Istrian Democratic Assembly

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regionalist, liberal political party in Croatia primarily operating in Istria County. IDS was founded on the 14 February 1990 by the writer Ivan Pauletta...

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