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City Zagreb is the capital and largest city of Croatia. It's the cultural, scientific, economic, political and administrative center of the Croatian Republic of the seat of Parliament, the President of the Croatian Government.
Historically, Zagreb has grown from two villages in the neighboring hills, Gradec and the Kaptol, which form the core of today's Zagreb, its historical center. In the written sources Zagreb is first mentioned in 1094.
1557. Zagreb in written documents, first mentioned as the Croatian capital.
1669. The Jesuits founded the first Academy. This is considered to be the year of establishment of the University of Zagreb.
1776. from Varaždin to Zagreb moved the seat of the Croatian Royal Council (Government).
25th June 1991. Croatian Parliament proclaimed independence and sovereignty of the Croatian Republic. Zagreb became the capital.
Area: 641.355 km2.
Population: 779 145 (data from 2001.)
Taken from the official site of the city Zagreb http://www.zagreb.hr