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Sibenik is located 75 kilometers north of Split in Dalmatia in southern Croatia .The city lies on the River Krkas expiration of the Adriatic 37,000 live in the city, while the municipality has a total of 52,000 inhabitants (2001). From here the ferry to Kaprije and Zirje.
Šibenik was granted city status in 1298 The city came under Venetian rule in the 1400s.The city’s St. James Cathedral is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was begun in the 1500s. St. Nikolaus-fortress of the same century is situated on a headland outside Sibenik, and are well preserved.It was set up as protection against Turkish ships, and was designed by architect Hyeronimus di San Michaela. During the Civil War, 1991-95, there was heavy fighting between Yugoslav Serb and Croat forces in short periods of Sibenik. Then fell the dome of the cathedral and other buildings were severely damaged. A few miles north of town is the beautiful Krka National Park and Lake Plitvice. There are waterfalls, and archeological ruins.
Split Airport is 40 kilometers south of Sibenik.