Rijeka

"From 15th to beginning of 20th century (1918. to be precise) a town and surrounding area was mostly in posession of Habsburgs. After World War One, it existed for a short time as Free State of Fiume but in 1921. Italian fascists made an “coup d’état” and a town was divided between Italy and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovene (later Kingdom of Yugoslavia), with river Rijecina as a border. After World War Two, it was a part of former socialist Yugoslavia. When Croatia separated from Yugoslavia in 1991. it became one of the main Croatian cities.”
Oct 23, 2011 / 70 notes

Rijeka

"From 15th to beginning of 20th century (1918. to be precise) a town and surrounding area was mostly in posession of Habsburgs. After World War One, it existed for a short time as Free State of Fiume but in 1921. Italian fascists made an “coup d’état” and a town was divided between Italy and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovene (later Kingdom of Yugoslavia), with river Rijecina as a border. After World War Two, it was a part of former socialist Yugoslavia. When Croatia separated from Yugoslavia in 1991. it became one of the main Croatian cities.

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