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Ragusa

(rägo͞o`zä), city (1991 pop. 67,535), capital of Ragusa prov., SE Sicily, Italy. Refined petroleum and asphalt are produced in the city. Nearby is the site of the ancient town of Hybla Heraea.

Ragusa:

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, Ital. Ragusa, city (2011 pop. 42,615), in extreme S Croatia, on a promontory of the Dalmatian coast in the Adriatic Sea. It is a port and tourist and cultural center, with some light industries. Dubrovnik was founded as Ragusium in the 7th cent.
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Ragusa

 

a city in southern Italy, in southeastern Sicily, the capital of Ragusa Province. Population, 61,800 (1971). Ragusa is the center of a region where petroleum, combustible shales, and asphalt are extracted. Combustible shales are processed locally, and the city has petroleum-refining and petrochemical industries. An oil pipeline connects Ragusa with the port of Augusta.

Ragusa

1. an industrial town in SE Sicily. Pop.: 68 956 (2001)
2. the Italian name (until 1918) for Dubrovnik
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