Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the
most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea, a seaport and the center of
Dubrovnik-Neretva County. It’s total population is 42,615.
In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
The prosperity of the city was historically based on maritime trade; as the capital of the
maritime Republic of Ragusa, it achieved a high level of development, particularly during
the 15th and 16th centuries, as it became notable for its wealth and skilled diplomacy.