Croatia facts

Official name:

  • Republika Hrvatska (Republic of Croatia)

Territory of Croatia:

  • 56.542 Km2
  • More than 1200 islands and islets
  • Borders to: Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro and Italy (Sea border).

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Population in Croatia:

  • About 4.150.000, density 75.8/km2

Government Croatia:

  • Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
  • President – Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
  • Prime Minister – Andrej Plenković

Capital of Croatia:

  • Zagreb, situated in the mainland part of the country
  • Population about 800.000

Larger cities in Croatia:

  • Split, Dalmatia, 178 tsd.
  • Rijeka, Kvarner, 129 tsd.
  • Osijek, Mainland Croatia, 108 tsd.
  • Zadar, Dalmatia, 75 tsd
  • Slavonski Brod, Mainland Croatia, 60 tsd.
  • Pula, Istria, 58 tsd.
  • Karlovac, Mainland Croatia, 56 tsd.
  • Varaždin, Mainland Croatia, 47 tsd.
  • Sibenik, Dalmatia, 46 tsd.

Languages spoken:

  • Croatian (Hrvatski)
  • Minority languages – Serbian, Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and German

Religions in Croatia:

  • Catholicism 86%, Atheism 4%, Orthodoxy 4%, Islam 1 %, Others 4%

Life Expectancy in Croatia: (According to WHO)

  • Average 77.2 years
  • Men – 74,0
  • Women – 80.3

Currency Croatia:

  • Kuna. (HRK).  1/100 Kuna = 1 Lipa
  • Note denominations:  1.000 Kn, 500 kn, 200 kn, 100 kn, 50 kn, 20 kn and 10 kn.
  • Coin denominations:  25 kn (Seldom), 5 kn, 2kn, 1kn, 50 Lipa, 20 Lipa, 10 lipa, 5 Lipa, 2 Lipa and 1 Lipa

Phone country code: (Calling code)

  • +385

Internet (ccTLD):

  • .hr

Official Anthem:

Lijepa naša domovino (Our Beautiful Homeland)

National parks in Croatia:

Nature parks in Croatia:

  • Nature Park Biokovo
  • Nature Park Kopacki Rit
  • Nature Park Lonjsko Polje
  • Nature Park Medvednica
  • Nature Park Papuk
  • Nature Park Telascica
  • Nature Park Velebit
  • Nature Park Vrana lake
  • Nature Park Ucka
  • Nature Park Zumberak – Samoborsko gorje
  • Nature Park Islands of Lastovo

Climate:

  • continental in the heartland
  • mediterranean along the coast and the islands

Airports in Croatia:

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