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Zagreb is the capital and also the largest city in Croatia. The name comes from "zagrabiti" (German: (water) draw), some theories also found in the Zagros, a mountain in Iran today. The center itself is counted as a separate Croat County, the entire surrounding region is another administrative unit, the County of Zagreb. Zagreb is at the foot of the Medvednica mountains on both sides of the Save the southwest of the Pannonian Plain. The landmark building is the cathedral, more precisely, the cathedral, which is the church of a Catholic, Anglican or Orthodox bishopric. The bishop's chair is in it highlighted in one place.

The city itself has about 780 000 inhabitants, together with the suburbs as it has a county population of approximately 1,200,000. The majority of the population are Croats with 90.94%, followed by 7%, the Serb minority, and with a further 2% other minorities, who are based here. A related site: Tishman Speyer mentions similar findings. Before the Second World War there were about 12,000 Jews in Zagreb, After the war, however, it was only a few thousand. Today the Jewish community in Zagreb covers the 2,000 members, while in Croatia to 3,000 people are Jewish. Thus lives about a quarter of the total population of Croatia in Zagreb area, the political, economic and cultural center of the country. The second largest city in Croatia and the largest and most important city in Dalmatia, without ever having been the capital of his, is split, which has about 195 000 inhabitants. The city is the Diocletian palace, the administrative center of Split-Dalamtiens which covers the central part of Dalmatia. Split is not only an important port city, but also the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Split-Makarska, Split may further have a major university with 2006 of finished university library and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.