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Rab (Croatia)
Rab
Rab (Croatia)
Coat of arms
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The historic town center of Rab
The historic town center of Rab


Rab (Italian Arbe) is an island and a town of the same name located just off the northern Croatian coast in the Adriatic Sea, today in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. The island was the frontier between Liburnia and Dalmatia. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2631x2170, 462 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Osijek Slavonski Brod Slatina, Croatia Virovitica Split Rijeka Čakovec Solin Gospić Bjelovar Bilje User:Elephantus/Test... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... Image File history File links Rab_-_coat. ... Image File history File links Rab_-_coat. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x1000, 319 KB) Description: Historic town center of Rab on Rab island, Croatia. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x1000, 319 KB) Description: Historic town center of Rab on Rab island, Croatia. ... Rab can refer to: Rab, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia the G-protein rab the talmudic rabbi Abba Arika something with the initials RAB the founder of the city state of San Marino cartoon series called Retarded_Animal_Babies Category: ... A satellite image of the Adriatic Sea. ... Primorje-Gorski Kotar county - Primorsko-goranska županija is a county in western Croatia that includes the Bay of Kvarner and the surrounding Northern Croatian seacoast, and the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar. ... Liburnia (recent Croatian Kvarner, Italian Quarnero) in ancient geography was the land of the Liburnians, a region along the northeastern Adriatic coast in Europe, actual Croatia, whose borders shifted according to the extent of Liburnian dominance at a given time between 11th and 1st century BC. // Liburnia was south of... Map of Dalmatia, in present day Croatia highlighted Dalmatia (Croatian: Dalmacija, Italian: Dalmazia) is a region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, in modern Croatia, spreading between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Gulf of Kotor (Boka Kotorska) in the southeast. ...


The island is 22 km long, has an area of 93.6 km² and 9,480 inhabitants (2001). The highest peak is Kamenjak at 408 meters. The northeastern side of the island is mostly barren, karst, while the southwestern side is covered in green pine forests. The island is very popular nowadays with tourists and families for its beautiful beaches and many events, particularly the Rab arbalest tournament and Rab Medieval festival. Karst topography occurs when a landscape is marked by underground drainage patterns. ... Subgenera Subgenus Strobus Subgenus Ducampopinus Subgenus Pinus See Pinus classification for complete taxonomy to species level. ... An arbalest. ...


The main town on the island is also named Rab. It has 554 residents (2001) and is located on a small peninsula on the southwestern side of the island. Ferries connect the island of Rab with the mainland port of Jablanac and with the neighbouring island Krk. Port of Jablanac Jablanac is a village in Croatia, located on the Adriatic Sea underneath the Velebit mountain, overlooking the island of Rab. ... Location of Krk in Croatia Krk (Italian Veglia, Latin Curicta) is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. ...


The town Rab has a long history that dates back to 360 BC when it was under the Illyrians. From the third century BC to the sixth century AD Rab was part of the Roman Empire. The Roman Emperor Augustus proclaimed it a Municipium in 10 BC. It was the first town of Roman Dalmatia to be given honorary title felix. Marinus, the Christian founder of San Marino, was a native of Rab who was said to have fled the island under Diocletian's persecution in AD 301. Illyria (disambiguation) Illyrians has come to refer to a broad, ill-defined group of peoples who inhabited the western Balkans (Illyria, roughly from northern Epirus to southern Pannonia) and even perhaps parts of Southern Italy in classical times into the Common era, and spoke Illyrian languages. ... Motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus (SPQR) The Roman Empire at its greatest extent, c. ... { Augustus (Latin: IMP•CAESAR•DIVI•F•AVGVSTVS;[1] September 23, 63 BC–August 19, AD 14), known as Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (English Octavian; Latin: C•IVLIVS•C•F•CAESAR•OCTAVIANVS), for the period of his life prior to 27 BC, was the first and among the most important of... A municipium was the second highest class of a Roman city, and was inferior in status to the colonia. ... Map of Dalmatia, in present day Croatia highlighted Dalmatia (Croatian: Dalmacija, Italian: Dalmazia) is a region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, in modern Croatia, spreading between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Gulf of Kotor (Boka Kotorska) in the southeast. ... Look up Felix in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Saint Marinus was the founder of one of the worlds oldest surviving republics, San Marino, in 301. ... Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus ( 245– 312), born Diocles (Greek Διοκλής) and known in English as Diocletian,[1] was Roman Emperor from November 20, 284 to May 1, 305. ...


During the Middle Ages Rab was part of the Byzantine Empire, then, for a short time, part of the Kingdom of Croatia, then in 1358 the island came under the rule of King Louis the Great, the Angevin ruler of Hungary. From the Renaissance it was governed by Venice. It was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, then the Italian Kingdom, before becoming part of Yugoslavia. Byzantine Empire at its greatest extent c. ... The Croatian Kingdom existed between 925 and 1102 and was ruled mostly by native Croats Trpimirović dynasty. ... Events Jacquerie. ... Louis the Great. ... Angevin (IPA: ) is the name applied to the residents of Anjou, a former province of the Kingdom of France, as well as to the residents of Angers. ... Raphael was famous for depicting illustrious figures of the Classical past with the features of his Renaissance contemporaries. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venezsia) is the capital of region Veneto, and has a population of 271,663 (census estimate January 1, 2004). ... Official languages Latin, German, Hungarian Established church Roman Catholic Capital & Largest City Vienna pop. ... Italia redirects here. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in Latin, Југославија in Cyrillic, English: Land of the South Slavs) describes four political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ...


During World War II, the forces of Fascist Italy established the Rab concentration camp on the island where over a thousand people were killed between 1942 and 1943. A memorial complex built in 1953 commemorates the site of the former camp, located in the village of Kampor. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, refers to the right-wing authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. ... The Rab concentration camp was established during World War II in July 1942, when the Italians established a concentration camp near the village of Kampor on the island of Rab. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ...


The four church belltowers became the symbol of the town and island. The oldest dates back to the eleventh century. There are many churches in the town, St. Mary the Blessed being the largest of them, dated to the 13th century. St. Justine church is now a museum of sacred arts, while St. Christopher (the patron saint's chappel) is nowadays called Lapidarium. The worst disaster in town history was an outbreak of the plague in 1456 that decimated the city's population. (10th century - 11th century - 12th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... This article is about the Christian saint known as Christopher. ... Bubonic plague is the best-known variant of the deadly infectious disease plague, which is caused by the enterobacteria Yersinia pestis. ... // Events July 7 - Joan of Arc acquitted (but she had already been executed). ...


Nowadays island Rab is vacation and wellness oasis, also known as the pioneer of the nudism.


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edit Municipalities of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Flag of Croatia
Bakar | Baška | Brod Moravice | Cres | Crikvenica | Čabar | Čavle | Delnice | Dobrinj | Fužine | Jelenje | Kastav | Klana | Kostrena | Kraljevica | Krk | Lokve | Lovran | Mali Lošinj | Malinska-Dubašnica | Matulji | Mošćenička Draga | Mrkopalj | Novi Vinodolski | Omišalj | Opatija | Punat | Rab | Ravna Gora | Rijeka | Skrad | Vinodolska | Viškovo | Vrbnik | Vrbovsko


Coordinates: 44°46′N, 14°46′E Primorje-Gorski Kotar county - Primorsko-goranska županija is a county in western Croatia that includes the Bay of Kvarner and the surrounding Northern Croatian seacoast, and the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... Bakar (Italian: Buccari) is a town in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia, population 1,566 (2001), total municipality population 7,773 (2001). ... BaÅ¡ka on the map of Croatia BaÅ¡ka is a small town located on the island of Krk, in the Kvarner Bay, in the Adriatic Seacoast of Croatia. ... Brod Moravice is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Location of Cres in Croatia Cres (Italian Cherso, Latin Crepsa) is an Adriatic island in Croatia. ... Crikvenica is a town in the west of Croatia, population 7,121 (2001), total municipality population 11,348 (2001). ... ÄŒabar is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... ÄŒavle is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Delnice is a town in western Croatia, the largest settlement in the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar, in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. ... Dobrinj is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Fužine is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Jelenje is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Kastav is little historical town near Rijeka and under Opatija (touristic centre of region). ... Klana is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Kostrena is the Croatian municipality east of Rijeka on the Kvarner Bay. ... Kraljevica (known as Porto Re in Italian and literally translated as Kings cove in English) is a town in the Kvarner region of the country of Croatia, located between Rijeka and Crikvenica, approximately thirty kilometers from Opatija and near the entrance to the bridge to the island of Krk. ... Location of Krk in Croatia Krk (Italian Veglia, Latin Curicta) is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. ... The Romanian Orthodox church. ... Lovran, a small city situated on the western coast of Istria, Croatia. ... Mali LoÅ¡inj is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Malinska-DubaÅ¡nica is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Matulji is a municipality in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia. ... Mošćenička Draga on the map of Croatia Mošćenička Draga is municipality in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. ... Mrkopalj on the map of Croatia Coat of arms Mrkopalj is a town in the mountainous part of Croatia in the region of Gorski kotar, located south of Delnice. ... Novi Vinodolski is a town on the Adriatic in Croatia, located south of Crikvenica, Selce and Bribir and north of Senj. ... OmiÅ¡alj is a small coastal town in the north-west of the island of Krk in Croatia. ... Opatija (Italian Abbazia) is a city in western Croatia, just southwest of Rijeka on the Adriatic coast, population 7,850 (2001), total municipality population 12,719 (2001). ... Punat is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Ravna Gora is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Rijeka (in local Croatian dialects Rika and Reka; Fiume in Italian and Hungarian. ... Skrad is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Vinodolska is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... ViÅ¡kovo is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Vrbnik (also spelled Vrbnik) is a Croatian village perched on a rocky outcrop by the Adriatic sea on the east coast of the island of Krk. ... Vrbovsko is a town and a municipality in western Croatia, situated at the far east of the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county; on its 280 square kilometers area, Vrbovsko features 60 settlements and 6,047 inhabitants (2001). ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Ferries connect the island of Rab with the mainland port of Jablanac and with the neighbouring island Krk.
During the Middle Ages Rab was part of the Byzantine Empire, then, for a short time, part of the Kingdom of Croatia, then in 1358 the island came under the rule of King Louis the Great, the Angevin ruler of Hungary.
The worst disaster in town history was an outbreak of the plague in 1456 that decimated the city's population.
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