Ten fun facts about Croatia


Fact 1
The Croatian island of Brac was where the stones for building the White House were sourced from.

Fact 2
The necktie or “cravat” is a Croatian invention

Fact 3
The world’s most well-preserved amphitheatre is in Pula. All its 3 rows are intact.


Fact 4
The Dalmatian dogs got their name from a region named Dalmatia which is located in the south coastal region of this country.

Fact 5
According to the Guinness World Records, the 23 inhabitant-strong town of Hum is the smallest in the entire world.

Fact 6
The world famous traveler Marco Polo hailed from Croatia.

Fact 7
Nicola Tesla was born in the Croatian village of Smiljan. Incidentally he had also refused the Nobel Prize because he was supposed to share it with Thomas Edison.

Fact 8
“Iskrice” was the very first hydropower plant in the world in the world. It was built in the city of Sibenik in 1895 on the river Krka.

Fact 9
Nin in Zadar, Croatia is the site of the world’s smallest cathedral.

Fact 10
Croatian citizens can start voting at the age of 16 provide they are employed but have to wait till they are 18 if they are not.


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