Knin is a town in Shibenik-Knin County, located in the Dalmatian hinterland near the source of the river Krka, an important traffic junction on the railway and road routes between Zagreb and Split. Knin has twice stood out in history, as the capital of the medieval Kingdom of Croatia. called the Royal City and, briefly, the unrecognized self-proclaimed Republic of Serbian Krajina during the Croatian War of Independence from 1991 to 1995.
The location that is now today's Knin, or more precisely, the hill Spas, has been inhabited since the Stone Age. Near present-day Knin was once the town of Burnum, which served as a Roman military camp in the 1st century BC.
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