Basics of a city #3 - Dubrovnik

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Basics of a city - Dubrovnik

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Flag of Dubrovnik

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Although it may be small, Dubrovnik is like a little gem tucked near the Adriatic sea. Rooted in ancient culture, this city you will encounter is one of the nicest of its kind. There are countless restaurants, bridges, coasts and interesting places here. It was founded under the protection of the Byzantine Empire and soon became a trade port. Many tourists visit the place each year. The people here in this small city have sure something to brag about!

Factile

Population: 42k

Area: 0.37 sq miles

Country: Croatia

County: Dubrovnik-Neretva

Time zone: UTC +2 CEST

Climate: Mediterranean

Highest elevation: 837 feet

Founded: 7th century

Government type: Mayor-Council

Mayor: Mato Franković

Patron saint: St.Blaise

Language: Croatian

Website: https://www.dubrovnik.hr/

Nicknames: Pearl of the Adriatic, Thesaurum mundi

Fun facts

1. The only person to have had a statue raised in their honor by Dubrovnik was a sailor name Miho.

2. Dubrovnik actually had a kingdom during the time of the United States, and was one of the first to recognize the United States.

3. Just like the Greek Illyrians, Dubrovnik has its own humanistic story of its history and origin, named Raguseida

4. Dubrovnik has nice and mighty walls around parts of its city.

5. On the Italian island of Sicily exists a city with the same Italian name as Dubrovnik – Ragusa

Pictures

Coastal view
Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore
Fortress
Town church

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Level 39
Jul 3, 2021
HOUSTON?!?!?!?!? Also, I think 2 is better.
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Level 64
Jul 3, 2021
Option 2 please! :)

Also, the blog thumbnail is the same as the thumbnail of the Moscow blog. Is that supposed to be a mistake?

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Level 39
Jul 3, 2021
Well, you commented twice (I guess it said timeout)
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Level 64
Jul 3, 2021
yes lol I don't think there are two comments anymore though
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Level 39
Jul 3, 2021
Yup
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Level 38
Jul 3, 2021
2, and Dubrovnik Flag is strange lol
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Level 39
Jul 3, 2021
Lol they are very religious I guess
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Level 55
Jul 3, 2021
Troy, Michigan for the next of these. Duh!
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Jul 3, 2021
3
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Jul 3, 2021
Rio
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Jul 4, 2021
For timezone you shouldn't put the one used for DST
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Jul 4, 2021
Sevilla because I didn't view it much because it was red hot.
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Jul 4, 2021
Option 3
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Jul 4, 2021
And Option 1
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Level 55
Jul 4, 2021
The coverage on the Republic of Ragusa here is disappointing. I feel like there was much more to write about other than just saying it was one of the first countries to recognize the US, considering it was a very important trading republic (not kingdom) for centuries.