15 November 2012

#151 Samobor, Croatia

Dubrovnik (pronounced [dǔbroːʋnik]ItalianRagusaGreekΡαγκούσαRagoùsa) is a city on the Adriatic Sea coast of Croatia, positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations on the Adriatic, aseaport and the center of Dubrovnik-Neretva county.

The prosperity of the city of Dubrovnik has always been based on maritime trade. In the Middle Ages, as the Republic of Ragusa, also known as a Maritime Republic (together with AmalfiPisaGenoaVenice and other Italian cities), it became the only eastern Adriatic city-state to rival Venice. Supported by its wealth and skilled diplomacy, the city achieved a high level of development, particularly during the 15th and 16th centuries.

Date of Inscription on the list of UNESCO: 1979
Extension: 1994

Date of Issue: April 18, 1992 - Croatian Towns - Dubrovnik

Date of Issue: October 28, 2011 - 50th Anniversary of the Institute of Art History

Thank you, Vladimir !

Sent on: November 7, 2012
Received on: November 15, 2012

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