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In 2001 she obtained a degree in management and moved to Germany, where she released a single "Feels like Heaven" in 2002. In 2003 she competed in ''Deutschland sucht den Superstar'', a talent show by RTL Television, and made it to the Top 50. *Migrations from the southern Dinaric region of Bosnia and Herzegovina headed towards Dalmatia. Jovan Cvijić states that the first migrations to Dalmatia from the Dinaric hinterland started already


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). In the 7th century the region between the Cetina and Neretva was occupied by the Narentines, with ''Mokro'', located in today's Makarska, as its administrative centre. The doge of Venice Pietro I Candiano, whose Venetian fleet aimed to punish the piratesque activities of the city's vessels, was defeated here on September 18, 877 and had to pay tribute to the Narentines for the free passage of its ships on the Adriatic. Late Middle

200px Makarska Riviera He followed Orso I Participazio and Giovanni II Participazio as Doge of Venice, elected to the throne at the side of the elderly, and beloved, Giovanni circa April 887. He launched a military attempt against the Dalmatian Croat principality of Pagania, which was hostile to Venetia after 886. As soon as he became Doge, he advanced with a fleet of twelve galleys to the port of Makarska ( ), where he sank five Narentines

ships. He landed near Mokro and advanced deeper inland, but the Narentines crushed his forces, killing him in open battle on 18 September 887. Harry Hearder, Jonathan Morris, ''Italy: a short history'', pg. 61, Cambridge University Press (2002), ISBN 0-521-00072-6 He was the first Doge to die


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of the Venetian Republic, it was given to the Austrians by the Treaty of Campo Formio (1797). From 1797 to 1813 With the fall of Venice, the Austrian army entered Makarska and remained there until Napoleon took the upper hand. The French arrived in Makarska on 8 March 1806 and remained until 1813. This was an age of prosperity, cultural, social and economic development. Under French rule all the people were equal, and education laws written, for the first time in many centuries


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and the area around Biokovo. Biokovo is unique not only for its position, but also for its geomorphology and its biological diversity, which are the main reasons for Mt Biokovo having been proclaimed a nature park in 1981. You can walk on foot into the mountains behind Makarska, however if you want to reach the best mountainous areas you will need to drive to the official park itself. There are excellent hiking opportunities in the park, although sometimes the fog makes it difficult to have a good view of the surroundings. * '''Kotišina Botanical Garden''', a part of the Nature park Biokovo that covers an area of 16.5 ha over the village of Kotišina. According to the intentions of its founder, Fra Jure Radić, the Biokovo vegetation, preserved in its original state, enables visitors to get to know the unique wild plant life of the area. Buy At the southern end of the beach (near the peninsula), there is an outdoor market area. There you can buy souvenirs, beach gear, and food. In this area are other simple but fun attractions such as trampolines to jump on. There are also several well-stocked supermarkets in town, including a branch of the German discounter Lidl. Eat There are many restaurants along the beach and in the main square area. * WikiPedia:Makarska Dmoz:Regional Europe Croatia Localities Makarska Commons:Category:Makarska

, you can go rafting or kayaking along the Cetina River. The river is generally calm, although there are a few fast places, and one section is particularly dangerous. There is a tour agency that offers guided trips down the river. If you decide to go, look for the cave that was used by Marshal Tito's Partisans to hide from the Nazis during World War II. *'''Trekking'''. The mountains directly behind the city have decent hiking trails. The area is scenic and not too crowded, and you can get a good

view of Makarska if you hike high enough. Be sure to stay on the trails and be aware that there is a species of poisonous snake that lives in the area. *


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''' is the main beach resort town along the Makarska Riviera in Croatia, south of Split. Behind the city the impressive Biokovo mountain range rises up to 1,700 m (5,575 ft) within a few kilometres from the sea. Understand Makarska is on the picturesque Croatian coast. It is recommended to visit from April until October. For younger people July and August. If you want take a rest with no crowd on the beach then September is a good time. Makarska is a good place to stay rather than visiting on a day trip. Get in By bus * Regular regional bus service connects Makarska to Split, Dubrovnik, and other cities in the broader region. * In the season (June-August) there is a direct night connection to Banja Luka and Gradiska in the north of Bosnia. By ferry * There is a ferry to Sumartin on Brac-island, travelling time is around 30 min. Get around By taxi In Makarska there is no single large taxi company, but many small operators provide a service with one or two cars. The taxi usually comes within 10 to 15 min from the call. See You can take a scenic walk around the peninsula, the marina, and the main square. The peninsula area in particular is scenic, relaxing, and some parts are not too crowded. Be warned that nude sunbathers like to relax on the southern side of the peninsula. Do *'''Parasailing''' *'''Rafting and kayaking'''. About a half-hour drive from Makarska, you can go rafting or kayaking along the Cetina River. The river is generally calm, although there are a few fast places, and one section is particularly dangerous. There is a tour agency that offers guided trips down the river. If you decide to go, look for the cave that was used by Marshal Tito's Partisans to hide from the Nazis during World War II. *'''Trekking'''. The mountains directly behind the city have decent hiking trails. The area is scenic and not too crowded, and you can get a good view of Makarska if you hike high enough. Be sure to stay on the trails and be aware that there is a species of poisonous snake that lives in the area. * WikiPedia:Makarska Dmoz:Regional Europe Croatia Localities Makarska Commons:Category:Makarska


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''' is the main beach resort town along the Makarska Riviera in Croatia, south of Split. Behind the city the impressive Biokovo mountain range rises up to 1,700 m (5,575 ft) within a few kilometres from the sea. Understand Makarska is on the picturesque Croatian coast. It is recommended to visit from April until October. For younger people July and August. If you want take a rest with no crowd on the beach then September is a good time. Makarska is a good place to stay rather than visiting on a day trip. Get in By bus * Regular regional bus service connects Makarska to Split, Dubrovnik, and other cities in the broader region. * In the season (June-August) there is a direct night connection to Banja Luka and Gradiska in the north of Bosnia. By ferry * There is a ferry to Sumartin on Brac-island, travelling time is around 30 min. Get around By taxi In Makarska there is no single large taxi company, but many small operators provide a service with one or two cars. The taxi usually comes within 10 to 15 min from the call. See You can take a scenic walk around the peninsula, the marina, and the main square. The peninsula area in particular is scenic, relaxing, and some parts are not too crowded. Be warned that nude sunbathers like to relax on the southern side of the peninsula. Do *'''Parasailing''' *'''Rafting and kayaking'''. About a half-hour drive from Makarska, you can go rafting or kayaking along the Cetina River. The river is generally calm, although there are a few fast places, and one section is particularly dangerous. There is a tour agency that offers guided trips down the river. If you decide to go, look for the cave that was used by Marshal Tito's Partisans to hide from the Nazis during World War II. *'''Trekking'''. The mountains directly behind the city have decent hiking trails. The area is scenic and not too crowded, and you can get a good view of Makarska if you hike high enough. Be sure to stay on the trails and be aware that there is a species of poisonous snake that lives in the area. * WikiPedia:Makarska Dmoz:Regional Europe Croatia Localities Makarska Commons:Category:Makarska


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authority was in Foča, Mostar, for a short time in Makarska itself and finally in Gabela on the River Neretva. During the Candian War between Venice and the Turks (1645–1669) the desire among the people of the area to be free of the Turks intensified, and in 1646 Venice recaptured the coastline. But a period of dual leadership lasted until 1684, until the danger of the Turks ended in 1699. Once more under the Venetians In 1695 Makarska

* Makarska Info Sister projects * Category:Cities and towns in Croatia Category:Split-Dalmatia County Category:Populated coastal places in Croatia Significant tunnel and bridge construction projects in the south of Dalmatia are planned, such as the Biokovo tunnel near Makarska, which

of the central figure of Croatian early modernism, the revered and slandered doyen of fin-de-siècle aestheticism, Antun Gustav Matoš. Briefly embroiled in the activities of Yugoslav (Yugoslavia) nationalism (1912–1916), Ujević left politics for good, spending the rest of his life as a quintessential bohemian wanderer, residing and blasphemously rioting in Sarajevo, Mostar, Belgrade, Split (Split, Croatia) and finally Zagreb, meanwhile have been short time a member


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was surrounded with walls that had three towers. The name Makarska was cited for the first time in a 1502 document telling how nuns from Makarska were permitted to repair their church. The Turks had links with all parts of the Adriatic via Makarska and they therefore paid a great deal of attention to the maintenance of the port. In 1568 they built a fortress as defence against the Venetians. During Turkish rule the seat of the administrative and judicial

became the seat of a bishopric and commercial activity came to life, but it was a neglected area and little attention was given to the education of its inhabitants. At the time when the people were fighting against the Turks, and Venice paid more attention to the people's demands. According to Alberto Fortis in his travel chronicles (18th century), Makarska was the only town in the coastal area, and the only Dalmatian town where there were absolutely no historical remains. After the fall


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Airport and climbed up via Mount Igman, eventually finding a safe route to a family friends' house in neighboring Makarska, Croatia. Less than a year later, Mirza and his family moved to Revere, Massachusetts, where he went to grade school and eventually to college, where he majored in Multimedia and Digital Filmmaking & Video Production. Škorpik was born in Zadar, and in 1940 he had finished the Royal Yugoslav Naval School. After the collapse of the Yugoslavia (Kingdom of Yugoslavia), he became an officer in regular forces (Army of the Independent State of Croatia) of the Independent State of Croatia. He was stationed in Makarska where in 1941 he got in touch with local resistance movement, led by the local Communist Party of Yugoslavia cell. He secretly became a member of the Party. Žanamari Lalić was born and raised in Makarska. She won the title of Miss Photogenic of Dalmatia in 2000. WikiPedia:Makarska Dmoz:Regional Europe Croatia Localities Makarska Commons:Category:Makarska

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'''Makarska''' ( northwest of Dubrovnik. It has a population of 13,834 residents. Croatian Census 2011 Popis stanovništva 2011 Administratively Makarska has the status of a city and it is part of the Split-Dalmatia County.

It is a tourist centre, located on a horseshoe shaped bay (Headlands and bays) between the Biokovo mountains and the Adriatic Sea. The city is noted for its palm-fringed promenade, where fashionable cafes, bars and boutiques overlook the pretty harbour where many pleasure craft are moored. Adjacent to the beach are several large capacity hotels as well as a camping ground.

The center of Makarska is an old town with narrow stone-paved streets, a main church square where there is a flower and fruit market, and a Franciscan monastery that houses a sea shell collection featuring a giant clam shell.

Makarska is the center of the Makarska Riviera, a popular tourist destination under the Biokovo mountain. It stretches for between the towns of Brela and Gradac.

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