Country File: Croatia

Today’s update is a country that the chances are quite good indeed that you’ve already seen World Heritage Sites from on your TV without realizing it, as they frequently serve as settings for a little series known as Game of Thrones: Republika Hrvatska, commonly known as Croatia!

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Croatia joined UNESCO on 01 June 1992, making it a real country by everywhs.com‘s standard, and it has 10 inscribed and 15 tentative World Heritage Sites:

Inscribed:
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe
Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
Historic City of Trogir
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
Old City of Dubrovnik
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Stari Grad Plain
Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards
The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik
Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar

Tentative:
Burg – Castle of Veliki Tabor
City of MotovunDiocletian’s Palace and the Historical Nucleus of Split (extension)
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Croatian LimesHermitage Blaca
Historical-Town Planning Ensemble Tvrda (Fort) in Osijek
Historical-town planning ensemble of Ston with Mali Ston, connecting walls, the Mali Ston Bay nature reserve, Stonsko Polje and the salt pans
Kornati National Park and Telašćica Nature Park
Lonjsko Polje Nature Park
LubenicePrimošten Vineyards
The historic town of KorčulaVarazdin – Historic Nucleus and Old Town (the Castle)
Velebit Mountain
Zadar – Episcopal complex

TCC counts Croatia as one place, and MTP counts it as two:
Istria
Croatia (other)

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