Place:Istra, Croatia

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NameIstra
Alt namesHistriasource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Istriasource: Atlas Istoric (1971) map 35; Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988); Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979); USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers; Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Istrian Peninsulasource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 426
Istriesource: BHA, Authority file (2003-)
Istrossource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
TypeGeneral region
Coordinates45.25°N 14.0°E
Located inCroatia
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Istria (Croatian, Slovene: Istra, Istrian Slovenian dialect: Jistra, Čakavian: Istrija, Jistra, ; German: Istrien; Italian: Istria; Istriot: Eîstria), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia, and Italy.[1]

Istra is a general region.

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