Capital Cities beginning with Z
This is a list of national capitals with their name beginning with the Letter Z, There’s only one capital city with the name starting with the letter Z.
Zagreb | Croatia
Zagreb is the capital and largest city of Croatia. Zagreb is in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately 122 m above sea level. Zagreb is considered a global city with a Beta rating from the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.
Zagreb is the seat of the central government, administrative bodies, and almost all government ministries. Zagreb is the most important transport hub in Croatia where Central Europe, the Mediterranean and Southeast Europe meet, making the Zagreb area the centre of the road, rail and air networks of Croatia. It is a city known for its diverse economy, high quality of living, museums, sporting, and entertainment events. Its main branches of economy are high-tech industries and the service sector.
The oldest settlement located near today’s Zagreb was the Roman town of Andautonia, now Ščitarjevo, which existed between the 1st and the 5th century AD. The first recorded appearance of the name Zagreb is dated to 1094, at which time the city existed as two different city centres: the smaller, eastern Kaptol, inhabited mainly by clergy and housing Zagreb Cathedral, and the larger, western Gradec, inhabited mainly by craftsmen and merchants.