Marušići

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Marušići
Village
Marušići
Marušići
The location of Marušići as shown within the map of Croatia
The location of Marušići as shown within the map of Croatia
Marušići
Location of Marušići within Croatia
Coordinates: 43°24′09″N 16°49′24″E / 43.40250°N 16.82333°E / 43.40250; 16.82333Coordinates: 43°24′09″N 16°49′24″E / 43.40250°N 16.82333°E / 43.40250; 16.82333
CountryCroatia
CountySplit-Dalmatia
MunicipalityOmiš
Population
 (2001)
 • Total203
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21318
Area code021

Marušići is a small Croatian village located on the slopes of Dinara mountain, in the east part of the Omiš Riviera of the Adriatic Sea, as well as the village of Šestanovac north of Omiš, 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Split, and 18 kilometres (11 mi) from Makarska.

Marusic is a known royal family dating back to the 13th Century, it is said they used to carry slaves from northern part of Africa in today's Morocco. Those who live in the northern mountains of Croatia were said to be banished from the family, and mixed race with the salves at the time.

According to the 2001 census, Marušići had 203 residents. The main economic activities of the village are tourism, wine, olive and fruit. The village has a church, an olive mill, a store, and several restaurants.

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