Croatia, Dalmatia or Dubrovnik Region offers immense and rich experiences
to every visitor. From the coastal to the continental parts, Croatia’s
rich cultural heritage, combined with its magnificent natural beauties, make
it the perfect place to spend your vacation at. The total land area of Croatia
amounts to 56.610 km.sq / 35.336 sq.mi., with a population of approximately
4.9 million. It features a total land border of 1.778 km (1.110 mi.) stretching
from the historic city of Dubrovnik in the South to the ancient Roman city
of Pula in the North, encompassing a 1.278 km (789 mi.) section of the Adriatic
Sea. Spread like pearls along the coast, Croatia’s 1.185 islands provide
a magical paradise to be experienced and explored. The capital of Croatia
is Zagreb, a charming medieval city of exceptional beauty known for its spirit
and architecture, with a population of approximately 1 million. Zagreb first
appeared on Europe’s maps in 1994., when it became the center of its
own bishopy. Over the years, Zagreb has become the scientific, political and
economic center of Croatia.
The uniqueness of Croatia lies in its diversity. Situated between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, Croatia provides visitors with the opportunity to ski in the winter and swim during the summer months, all within driving distance. With its 1.185 islands, islets and reefs, it is the most divorced coast on the Mediterranean. There are seven national parks in Croatia, three being in the mountainous regions (Risnjak, Paklenica and Plitvicıka Jezera), and four in the coastal regions (Kornati, Brijuni, Krka and Mljet).