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Zegreb, the Croatian capital, is also the largest city of Croatia. It is a global city and the heart Croatian economy, culture, tourism, science and entertainment. It is a global city in every sense of the word. It is located between the Medvednica Mountain and lies on both South and North of the river Sava. It is located at an elevation of 122 above sea level. Its distinct geographical location enables it to connect Central Europe to Adriatic River. Zagreb is the only city of Croatia with a population of over a million people. In 2007, it was home to 1.2 million people which include several ethnic groups. Such as the Macedonians, Slovenes, Albanian Muslims etc. With humid subtropical climate, weather is pleasant throughout the year. Snowfall is common and summers are warm. Being the hub of Croatian economic activity, the city is well-connected by roads, bridges, subways and excellent local transport. Zagreb airport controls large chunk of air traffic.
Like almost everywhere else in Europe, the history of the city has Romans in it. The first documented settlement is believed to be Andautonia which existed in the 1st century AD. Not until 1094 was the city called by the name of Zagreb and till the 16th century, the name referred to two different boroughs which were later united under the rule of its first mayor. The city was struck with plagues and was devastated by fire in the 17th and 18th century. In the 19th century, Zagreb was the heart and soul of the Croatian National Revival, and saw the country through its independence in 1991 as the capital. The culture of the city along with that of the country is well-represented and well-preserved. The Archeological Museum alone is privileged with a collection of over 400,000 artifacts and monuments. It is also in possession of the world's only linen book, Liber Linteus Zagrabiensis, which also is the oldest Etruscan inscription in the whole world, along with the Zagreb mummy. Museum of Technology, Croatian Natural History Museum, Museum of the City of Zagreb, Arts and Crafts Museum are few famous museums of Zagreb city.
A total of about 20 regular and seasonal theaters and stage shows are performed annually in Zagreb. The Croatian National Theater in Zagreb is ancient! It was built in 1800s. Built in 1973, 'Vatroslav Lisinski' is one of the most famous concert halls, which was named after the local composer. It is also the first Opera of Croatia. The animated film festival called the Animafest, Music Bienniale, the international festival of avant-garde music, Zagreb Philharmonic and the flowers exhibition Floraart, the Old-timer Rally are annual events. Zagreb Histrionic Summer Theater events are hosted by the stage on Opatovina Zagrebfest, the oldest Croatian music festival is also hosted in Zagreb. The city celebrates the Day of the City of Zagreb on November the 16th every year. So each year in Zagreb, is a year of celebrations and events. Zagreb is a city where there is always something happening. It is never quite. The city receives almost half a million tourists every year. Had it not been for the beaches of Croatia, Zagreb would have been the number 1 tourist destination in Croatia. Still, with the promise of much fun and pleasure, Zagreb tickets soon to displace Amsterdam as the Playground of Europe.