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|Split is the largest city in Dalmatia, the second largest city in Croatia, the immediate metropolitan area has more than 220,000 inhabitants (est. 2007)., The second largest Croatian port and the third port on the Mediterranean by the number of passengers. It is the administrative center of Split-Dalmatia County and catchment area of his three southernmost Croatian counties (the former Union of Municipalities of Split), and part of Herzegovina, and Bosnia. The harbor Lora on the north side of the peninsula is the seat of the Croatian Navy. The city center is starovjekovnaDioklecijanova palace 4th century (under UNESCO protection since 1979.), which is unique in the world.
It is assumed that the area of today's city center in antiquity there Aspalathos / Spalatos (in Greek). The origin of his name is made of broom plants (žuke, lat Calicotome villosa) which grows in abundance there. The Greek name for her Aspalathos (ασπάλαθος).
In medieval Latin documents and a large number of documents is called the city of Spalato. Croatian name of the city was split, and the 19th Spljet century, but then again, it was changed to the current name of the city.
According to another theory, which states archdeacon city name is derived from the Latin word for palace of Diocletian (Palatium = S-Palatium).
The other names are recorded: Spalatrum, Spalathron, Spalantum, surface, Spalat, Spalatro.
May 4, 2013