Zadar is home to 72,717 inhabitants, centre of the Zadar County and strong maritime, tourist, harbor and industrial city on the Middle Adriatic. The old part of the City, located on a small peninsula, is an important historical town, rich with world renowned heritage visible at every step. In Roman documents the old Liburnian centre Zadar is first time mentioned as Jader (Jadera) when after 59 BC it became a Roman municipium and shortly afterwards a colony of Roman citizens. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Zadar became the capital of the Byzantine province of Dalmatia. During the 10th and especially the 11th century the city was governed by Croats. In the Middle Ages the city maintained its autonomy although it frequently came into conflict with Venice. In the year 1409 Ladislaus of Naples sold the city of Zadar to Venice because of “his rights” over Dalmatia. After the fall of Venice, Zadar came under Austrian rule as the capital city of Dalmatia. According the Treaty of Rapallo Zadar was given to Italy (1920) but after the Second World War it was returned to its mother country Croatia.
Founded on a 3,000 years old tradition, the Zadar region has developed to the extent that today covers 14% of the total land surface of the Republic of Croatia and around 12% of the territorial waters, with more than 300 smaller and larger islands, better known under the name of Zadar archipelago. The region offers beaches with crystal clean water and other natural beauties such as nature park Telašćica at the Island of Dugi Otok, national park Kornati Islands, Lake Vrana, national park Krka or Mount Velebit.
Housing - $300 to $500
Meals - $250 to $350
Personal Expenses - $300 to $500
Medical Insurance - $90 (one time only)
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