Where’s Split Croatia?

If you don’t know where is Split Croatia, this is your chance to become acquainted with its basic geographic information.

Split is the second largest city in Croatia, situated in central part of Croatia Adriatic coast. The city is the capital of Dalmatia district.

It borders with Northern Dalmatia on the west, Zadar town as a capital and with Southern Dalmatia on the south with Dubrovnik as the capital.


Split Croatia on Europe map

Looking on above map it’s clearly visible that Croatia is located in Central and Southeast Europe, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. It borders Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro to the southeast, and Slovenia to the northwest.

Where's Split Croatia?
Distance Between Split and Italian Coast

Split city is located approximately in the middle of Croatia’s Adriatic coast, facing the Italian Adriatic coast. (see the above map)The nearest Italian port is Pescara, that is 216 kilometers or 134 nautical miles from Split harbor.

Split has a unique setting. Its dramatic coastal mountains act as the perfect setting to the turquoise waters of the Adriatic. 

To the north is dominated by the Dinaric Alps that form the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, while mountains Mosor, Kozjak and Biokovo divide the coastal line from its interior.

Where's Split Croatia?
Breathtaking view to Split from Mosor mountain
Where's Split Croatia?
Kozjak mountain above Split