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Accomodation is general seperated
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Here is little bit general information about Croatia:
Croatia has land surface area of 56 691 km2 and sea surfice 31 067 km2. Coastal length is 5 835 km, with number of islands, islets and rocks of 1180, and its 66 of them inhabited. The largest Islands are Krk and Cres .
It count 4 800 000 people (1991. census) with capital city Zagreb. Croatia, with official language Croatian and alphabet Roman has long and very interesting history. The form of government is multi-party parliamentary republic.
Currency is the Kuna (Kn); 1 kn is equal to 100 lipas.
The country code for Croatia is +385.
The Climate is continental in northern Croatia. In central Croatia it is semi-mountainous and mountainous, and along the Adriatic it is Mediterranean.
Nature Parks: the Velebit mountain range, mount Biokovo, Kopacki rit, the plain of Lonjsko polje, mount Medvednica, Telascica lake on the island of Dugi otok.
National Parks: the Brijuni archipelago, the Kornati archipelago, the Krka River, the island of Mljet, the Paklenica canyons and torrents, the Plitvice lakes, Risnjak (karst phenomena)
Major historical and cultural mounuments: the Arena in Pula, Diocletian's palace in Split (built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian and now under the protection of UNESCO), the theatre in Hvar (one of the oldest public theatres in Europe), the city of Trogir (the historical centre under the protection of UNESCO), the towns of Krk, Rab and Hvar, the Basilica of Euphrasius in Porec (under UNESCO's protection), St Donat's church in Zadar, the cathedral of Sibenik, some 50 medieval castles in northern Croatia.
The Pakleni otoci (Pakleni islands) are the most attractive and most visited spot. They can be reached from Hvar by motor boats that leave about every 15 minutes. The islands, acting as a natural shelter for Hvar port, are very favourable for settlement. They have been inhabited since Illyrian times. The name comes from the word "paklina" - melted pine resin, which was manufactured in some bays of these islands, and was used for coating ships.
The largest island is Veli Otok (The Big Island), i.e. Sv.Kliment (St. Clement) which was named after the chapel devoted to that saint back in the 15th century. The chapel was reconstructed, and an inscription concerning the battle of Vis in 1866 can be found on it. There are remains of Illyrian mounds and also of Roman country houses.
The bay of Palmizana , with its sandy beach, is the most popular spot to visit from Hvar. There are several guest houses and restaurants of good quality.
The island of Jerolim , nearer Hvar, has an authentic name of "Rasohatac". Once there was a small Franciscan hospice on it. Today there are several beaches and restaurants on the island.
The Pelegrin peninsula, the western point of the island of Hvar , is the site of a prehistoric settlement of neolithic man and has now been turned into a hunting preserve. In the bay of Parja there is an excursion spot.
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