Dalmatia is a region on the eastern coast of Adriatic Sea, situated in Croatia. With only 50 km wide at its widest part, it is mostly a coastal region characterized by its coves, secluded beaches, islands and inlets. Due to the rugged coastline and numerous islands of all sizes and topographies, diving, yachting, kayaking and other outdoor activities are very popular in this part of Croatia. Dalmatian coast is known for its warm sea, constant winds and beautiful wooded islands.
The County of Split-Dalmatia is located in the central part of the Dalmatian region. The total territorial area is 14,045 km², of which the land surface is 4,572 km2. According to the administrative territorial structure it has 16 towns and 39 municipalities. The capital city is the second largest city in Croatia (175,140 inhabitants).
Split is an important traffic crossroad, and also the largest ferry port on the Croatian Adriatic coast. The international airport is the second largest in proportion and in traffic importance in Croatia.
Slatine, traditional fishing village, located on the northeast part of the island of Ciovo in central Dalmatia. It's connected with main land by bridge 7,5 km distance, and only 1 nautical mile from the peninsula of Split on the East.
Split is an urban, cultural and traffic center of Dalmatia. A city of 1700 years old, with variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments, among which the most important is the Diocletian's Palace, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Trogir is an island with one of the biggest historical heritage in the world, abound in beauty and history and it's protected by UNESCO. It is located in central Dalmatia, in the Kastela bay, between Split and Šibenik.
The island Ciovo is situated in middle Dalmatia and is connected with the town Trogir by drawbridge. It is about 2 km away from the mainland and Split on the east (cape Marjan).