10 interesting (and fun) facts about Croatia

Except for the beautiful coastline and lots of delicious food, Croatia is a country with the smallest town in the world, the largest white truffle and many other interesting things. According to the website ClickStay, this is the ten most interesting facts about Croatia.
1. According to Alfred Hitchcock, Zadar holds the title of the best sunset in the world.
2. The people in Croatia enjoy 2,715 hours of sunshine a year.
3. At least 10% of the land in Croatia is made up of 8 national parks, 11 nature parks and two nature reserves.
4. Thanks to the Greeks, Croatia is a great destination for foodies and winos.
5. Amphitheatre in Pula was once the home of the bloody Roman gladiator fights.
6. Zlatni Rat beach, on the island of Brac, is known for changes in shape and colour depending on the wind.
7. A person from Croatia holds the Guinness World Record of the biggest white truffle.
8. The hit HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ was filmed on the Dalmatian coast in Spilt and Dubrovnik.
9. You may think the beach is named after the breed of dogs Dalmatians’, but the region has been known as Dalmatia since the Imperial Roman times. The dog’s origins have officially been recognised as Croatian as there are illustrations of the breed dating back to the 17th century.
10. Croatia is home to the world’s smallest town.