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The City of Karlovac in central Croatia has been given the title of the "Green capital of Croatia" in the Natural Paradise category at the Swiss Tourism Awards, announced the City of Karlovac on Wednesday.
After evaluating the candidates, The Scientific Committee of the Swiss Tourism Awards gave the honour of the "Green Capital" to Karlovac, a settlement of just over 55,000 people, 56km south-west of Croatia's capital Zagreb.
"Its a big surprise! This surprise gives everyone the motivation to continue to work hard. In the last few years Karlovac has experienced an upward trend in tourism which is evidenced by today's award "The Green Capital of Croatia". I am proud of all the people from Karlovac, everyone working in tourism and all those who act as ambassadors for Karlovac around the world," said Karlovac Mayor Damir Jelic.
(Source: Croatian Times)