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Carniola English and Latin; (Slovenian Kranjska, German Krain) is a name for a region in Slovenia. As part of Austria-Hungary Carniola was the region's official name until 1919. Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

Coat Of Arms of Carniola
Coat Of Arms of Carniola

Carniola formed part of the Roman province of Pannonia. Later Langobards settled in the area, followed by Slovenians (around the 6th century). Following periods of Bavarian, Frankish and local rule, the Austrian Habsburgs controlled the territory almost continuously from (1335 to 1918), but many Turkish raids and peasant rebellions occurred (15th - 17th centuries). From about 900 until the 20th century the ruling classes spoke German. Image File history File links Carniola_350h. ... The Roman Forum was the central area around which ancient Rome developed. ... Position of the Roman province of Pannonia Pannonia is an ancient country bounded north and east by the Danube, conterminous westward with Noricum and upper Italy, and southward with Dalmatia and upper Moesia. ... The Lombards (Latin Langobardi, from which the alternative name Longobards found in older English texts), were a Germanic people originally from Scandinavia that entered the late Roman Empire. ... This Buddhist stela from China, Northern Wei period, was built in the early 6th century. ... Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy; also used as the flag of the Austrian Empire until the Ausgleich of 1867. ... Events Abu Said dies and the Ilkhan khanate ends Slavery abolished in Sweden Charles I of Hungary allies with Poland against the Hapsburgs and Bohemians Carinthia and Carniola come under Habsburg rule. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ...


Carniola became part of the Illyrian provinces of France (1809 - 1814). Austria-Hungary re-organized the territory in (1849). Illyrian Provinces (French Provinces illyriennes) were formed in 1809 when Austria ceded with the Treaty of Schoenbrunn its lands Carinthia, Carniola, Croatia southwest of the river Sava, Gorizia and Trieste to France after the defeat at the Battle of Wagram. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


The capital of Carniola, originally situated at Kranj, later moved to Ljubljana. The province ceased to exist in 1918, when it became part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. Kranj (German: Krainburg) is the fourth largest city of Slovenia, approx. ... Tromostovje (Tromostovje) and Franciscan church (Frančiškanska cerkev) in baroque style in the back Ljubljana (IPA ), German Laibach (), Italian Lubiana () is the capital of Slovenia, situated on the outfall of the river Ljubljanica into the Sava, in central Slovenia, between the Alps and the Mediterranean. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, in Cyrillic Југославија) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ...


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Carniola - LoveToKnow 1911 (980 words)
Carniola is for the most part a mountainous region, occupied in the N. by the Alps, and in the S. by the Karst or Carso Mountains.
The southern part of Carniola is occupied by the following divisions of the northern ramifications of the Karst Mountains: the Birnbaumer Wald with the highest peak, the Nanos (4275 ft.), and the Krainer Schneeberg (5890 ft.); the Hornwald with the highest peak, the Hornbiichl (3608 ft.), and the Uskokengebirge (3 8 74 ft.).
Conquered by Charlemagne, the most of the district was bestowed on the duke of Friuli; but in the 10th century the title of margrave of Carniola began to be borne by a family resident in the castle of Kieselberg near Krainburg.
CARNIOLA (121 words)
The mountainous region, with an area of about 9838 sq km (about 3800 sq mi), was settled by the Slovenes during the 6th century ad and was an Austrian duchy from the 14th century until 1849, when it became a crown land.
In 1918 Carniola was partitioned between Yugoslavia and Italy.
Nearly 80 percent of the region was given to Yugoslavia.
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