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Croatia (Croatian: Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro to the southeast, sharing a maritime border with Italy. Its capital, Zagreb, forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with twenty counties. Tourism is a significant source of revenue, with Croatia ranked among the top 20 most popular tourist destinations in the world.
10 Best places to visit in Croatia
Tourism dominates the Croatian service sector and accounts for up to 20% of Croatian GDP. Annual tourist industry income for 2017 was estimated at €9.5 billion. Its positive effects are felt throughout the economy of Croatia in terms of increased business volume observed in retail business, processing industry orders and summer seasonal employment. The industry is considered an export business, because it significantly reduces the country's external trade imbalance. Since the end of the Croatian War of Independence, the tourist industry has grown rapidly, recording a fourfold rise in tourist numbers, with more than 11 million tourists each year. The most numerous are tourists from Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Italy, and Poland as well as Croatia itself.
Dubrovnik, is the darling of Croatia’s tourism scene, thanks to a scenic, medieval-era old town jutting out into the water itself. Further north along the coast is Split, famous as the spot where Roman emperor Diocletian built himself a nice little palace almost 1,700 years ago. Further inland, you’ll find the capital Zagreb, with its neoclassical buildings and hiking opportunities at the beautiful Krka National Park. Here’s a look at the best places to visit in Croatia: Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Dubrovnik, Pula, Trogir, Zadar, Sibenik, Rovinj, Korcula island, Brac island, Hvar island, Vis island, Kornati islands, Briuni islands, Krka national park, Plitvice lakes and much more Croatian natural beauties.