Place:Dalmacija, Croatia

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NameDalmacija
Alt namesDalmatiasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) III, 859; Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 81
TypeGeneral region
Coordinates43.0°N 17.0°E
Located inCroatia
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Dalmatia (; see names in other languages) is a historical region of Croatia on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea. The hinterland, the Dalmatian Zagora, ranges from fifty kilometres in width in the north to just a few kilometres in the south.

The Dalmatian breed of dog received its name from Dalmatia, as did the dalmatic, a Roman Catholic liturgical vestment worn by deacons and bishops.

Dalmacija is a general region.

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