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Carniola (Slovenia)

LC control no.no2006109078
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingCarniola (Slovenia)
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Geographic subdivision usageSlovenia--Carniola
Variant(s)Crain (Slovenia)
Krain (Slovenia)
Kranjska (Slovenia)
See alsoCarniola (Duchy)
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Found inDie Ehre des Herzogthums Krain, 1877-1879 (reprint of 1689 ed.; uses older spelling Crain throughout)
Encyclopedia Britannica WWW site, Oct. 13, 2006 (Carniola, German Krain, Slovenian Kranjska; western region of Slovenia; belonged to a series of ecclesiastical and lay princely houses until 1335 when it became a possession of the Austrian Habsburgs, who held it with only brief interruption until 1918; in 1918 most of Carniola was attached to the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, later called Yugoslavia; after 1947 Carniola was located entirely within Slovenia)
Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 13, 2006 (Carniola (Slovenian: Kranjska; German: Krain), traditional and historical region of Slovenia. As part of Austria-Hungary, the region was a crown land officially known as the Duchy of Carniola (Vojvodstvo Kranjsko/Herzogtum Krain) until 1918; subdivided into Upper Carniola, Lower Carniola (with White Carniola), and Inner Carniola)
Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online, Oct. 13, 2006 (Kranjska, region, Slovenia; Lat. Carniola; historic region, NW and central Slovenia. The 1st known inhabitants, a Celtic tribe called the Carni, were displaced by the Romans, who made Carniola part of their prov. of Pannonia. Later inc. into Charlemagne's empire. Under Austrian Hapsburg rule (1282-1918); made (1364) a titular duchy and, eventually, a crown land (1849). Ljubljana was its chief city. Divided after World War I bet. Italy and Yugoslavia, but the Ital. part passed to the former Yugoslavia in 1947)
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