Šibenik is one of the oldest Croatian native cities on the Adriatic, the capital and cultural, educational, administrative and economic center of Šibenik-Knin County.

It was first mentioned on Christmas of 1066 in the grant by Petar Krešimir IV, so it is also called Krešimir's city. Until the plague epidemics in the mid-17th century it was the largest city on the entire eastern Adriatic coast. Šibenik was de facto the capital of Croatia from December 1944 until May 1945 . It is also significant as a place of the establishment of Croatian Navy.

Reputable British newspaper The Guardian, declared in 2018 Šibenik to be the best city to live by the sea in southern Europe.

Cathedral of St. Jacob is the most significant architectural achievement in the 15th and 16th centuries in Croatia. Due to its exceptional values, in year 2000 it was included in UNESCO's list of world cultural heritage to which, in year 2017, Fortress of St. Nicholas was added.

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