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U.S. Forces in Italy

Rhodes

Rhodes License Plates

Circa 1935 under Italian Occupation.

Greece and Rhodes Map Rhodes was under the jurisdiction of Italy (1912 - 1943), the occupation of Germany (1943 - 1945) and the military administration of Great Britain (1945 - 1947).

Since 1948, it is part of Greece with standard Greek license plates.


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Seborga License Plates

Liguria and Seborga Map Seborga is a 14 sq km area of Italy West of Genoa which calls itself a "Principality" for historical reasons.

It issues its own stamps, coins, passports and license plates. However, the license plates have no validity and the residents must also carry Italian plates from the province of Imperia in which the "Principality" lies.


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Trieste License Plates

1945 - 1954, Trieste Occupied by British and American Froces

Italy and Trieste Map Trieste was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until 1918, then part of Italy until 1945.

After 1945 it was divided into two zones:
A zone which was occupied by American and British Forces and issued Italian style plates. This zone reverted to Italy in 1954.
A zone which was occupied by Yugoslavia and issued Yugoslavian style plates. This zone reverted to Yugoslavia with Slovenia assuming control in 1991.


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Italy Map
Location Southern Europe
Capital Roma [Rome]
Main Religion Christianity (catholicism)
National Language Italian. German, French and Ladino are official minority languages.
History Italy became a united state in 1861. It is a founding member of the European Union.
International Oval I
ISO Code IT

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