culture is the result of a fourteen century-long history which has seen
the development of many cities and monuments. The country includes seven
World Heritage sites and eight national parks. Croatia is also the birthplace
of a number of historical figures. Included among the notable people
are three Nobel prize winners and numerous inventors.
of the world's first fountain pens came from Croatia. Croatia also has
a place in the history of clothing as the origin of the necktie (kravata).
The country has a long artistic, literary and musical tradition. Also
of interest is the diverse nature of Croatian cuisine and the famous
Croatian Traditional gift Licitar.