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Type Settlement
Usage Croatian
Pronounced Pron. ree-yeh-ka  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsItalian: Fiume; Slovene: Reka; German: Sankt Veit am Flaum

Meaning & History

Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia

The city is called Rijeka in Croatian, Reka in Slovene, and Reka or Rika in the local dialects of the Chakavian language. It is called Fiume in Italian. All these names mean "river" in their respective languages.
Added 12/2/2018 by Sofia
Edited 2/22/2020 by Mike C