"Gilane, the southern port of Hammerfell, welcomes thee into its walls. We stand ready for all who would come to us in peace..." ― Description in Arena
Gilane is a major city located in Southern Hammerfell just before the isthmus to Hew's Bane.
Rourken Clan of Dwemer left the region of Morrowind sometime around the War of the First Council. They founded the city of Gilane was founded by the Dwemer in 1E 420.
The city of Gilane was ruled by King
Cephorus Septim and Queen Bianki by 3E 127. Prior to Cephorus' rule, another person claimed the Gilane Throne. 
The city of Gilane was involved at the
Battle of Ichidag in the War of the Red Diamond which resulted in the rule of Cephorus Septim. All of his children however, passed at Ichidag. Since none of his children survived, Queen Bianki assumed the throne. She later died in  3E 136.
Imperial Simulacrum, the Eternal Champion had at one point visited the city in their quest for a piece of the Staff of Chaos.
When Arena was going to be a Tournament based game, Gilane's team was known as the Dire Wolves.
: The following are
references. They are not found in any in-game books, but can still be considered part of
The Elder Scrolls
lore and are included for completeness.