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Plitvice lakes

The Plitvice Lakes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Croatia

Croatia (official name: the Republic of Croatia) is a European country, and is bordered by Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Montenegro. It also has a sea border with Italy. Its capital is Zagreb, and the country has a long tradition of ties with Central Europe and the Mediterranean. Croatia has an ancient history and is located in the Southern Europe. Interestingly, the shape of the country is like a horseshoe.

The terrain of Croatia is rather diverse with the following main characteristics:

  • Central Croatia and Slovenia has plains, lakes and rolling hills;
  • Croatia has some densely forested mountains in Lika and Gorski Kotar, and they form part of Dinaric Alps; and
  • It has a rocky coastlines on the Adriatic Sea.

It has many national parks, and the country has the distinction of being declared by the National Geographic as the Destination of the Year in 2006.

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Dubrovnik is one of the most popular destinations in Croatia and it offers plenty of accommodation as seen in some of the links above.

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Dubrovnik in Croatia is the Pearl of the Adriatic.This is a medieval walled town with many interesting sites.The history of this town is fairly complex and very interesting.

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Best way to get to Croatia is via plane. Fast and easy.

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