History Liznjan - Historical and Cultural Information About Liznjan
Although Liznjan is first mentioned in 1149, it is considered that in the 6th century it was part of the Byzantine possessions about what evidences a small church on the site of today's church. The first time mentions as Lisianum, and as a rural villa Liciniana or Licinianum. Liznjan's first inhabitants came from Sinj, Poljica and Imotski and in this area they have created their first community. Over the centuries here were changing the reigns and authorities which were taking Liznjan under their rules. Here is a striking mark of the Venetian Republic, but also of Austrian and Italian authorities when Liznjan was a part of the Free Territory of Trieste, in whose composition remains till socialist Yugoslavia. New power and new regimes contributed to the acquisition of Liznjan to Republic of Croatia as a part of a large region of Istria.