Split – a town in Croatia, with more than 1700 years of history. The largest city in Dalmatia and the second largest city of the country after the capital – Zagreb. Center of the famous resort region located in the central part of the Adriatic coast between the cities of Zadar and Dubrovnik. The population of 221,000 people (2007). The city is located on the Marjan peninsula between the Gulf of Kastela and the Split Channel at the foot Mosorskih mountains (highest peak – Mosor, 1330 meters).
Modern Split – dynamically developing city. The population is engaged in travel services, trade, food industry, fishing and fish processing, winemaking, production of fertilizers, shipbuilding, mining and processing of limestone. A significant number of citizens working in the ports, passenger and freight. Great contribution to the development of the city has made a new modern motor road (A1) associated with capital Split and European countries. The main attraction of the city – the Palace of Diocletian (305 BC..). In 1979 the central historical part of Split, included in the world heritage list of UNESCO.