“We enjoyed ourselves in Split, Croatia on the Dalamatian coast. Split is a very interesting city and was once an important place in the Roman empire. You can see the influences of Rome, Venetian empire and then the slavic heritage.
Split (pronounced [splÃƒÂ®t]) is the largest Dalmatian city, the second-largest urban centre in Croatia, and the seat of Split-Dalmatia County with population of 227,456 citizens (2007). The city is located on the shores of the Mediterranean, more specifically on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, spreading over a central peninsula and its surroundings, with its metropolitan area including the many surrounding seaside towns as well. An intraregional transport hub, the city is a link to the numerous surrounding Adriatic islands and the Apennine peninsula, as well as a popular tourist destination.
Split is also one of the oldest cities in the area, and is traditionally considered just over 1,700 years old, while archaeological research relating to the ”