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Croatia straches from the hills of the Julian Alps in the
north-west and the Pannonian Plain in the east, over the mountain
Dinara range in its central region, to the coast of Adriatic in the south.

Croatia - Area: 56,542 km2, with an additional 31,067 km2 of territorial waters.

Length of Croatian coast: 5,835 km - including 4,058 km of island, islet and reef coastline.
Number of islands, islets and reefs: 1,185. The largest islands are those of Krk and Cres.
There are 67 inhabited islands.

Croatia - Population: - Population: 4.437.460 inhabitants
The majority of the population are Croats. National minorities include Serbs, Moslems, Slovenes, Italians, Hungarians, Czechs, Slovaks, and others.

Croatia - Capital: Zagreb (779.145 inhabitants - the administrative, cultural,
academic and communication centre of the country).

Croatia Climate

Northern Croatia has a continental climate; Central Croatia has a
semi-highland and highland climate, while the Croatian coast has a Mediterranean climate.

Official language and alphabet: Croatian language and Latin alphabet.

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Religions in Croatia: The majority of the population are Roman Catholics, and small number of Orthodox faith, as well as Muslims, and Christians of other denominations.

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Currency: Kuna (1 Kuna = 100 Lipa). There are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Lipa coins, 1, 2, 5 and 25 Kuna coins and 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Kuna banknotes.

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Foreign currencies: can be exchanged at banks, exchange offices, post offices and at most tourist agencies, hotels and camping grounds. Banking hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday. On Saturdays banks are open until 1 p.m. In the larger cities some banks are also open on Sundays.

Credit cards: Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept credit cards (American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, Sport Card International). Cash dispensing machines are ubiquitous.

Water: Tap water is potable throughout Croatia.

The telephone code for Croatia is +385.

Electricity: Voltage of city power grid – 220V, frequency 50HZ

Time zone: GMT plus one hour in winter and GMT plus two in summer.

See also:
Croatian sport
Croatian religion
Croatian economy
Croatian geography
Croatian politics

If You have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to visit our Croatia-Official Forum.

Winter temperatures range from -1 to 30°C in the continental region, -5 to 0°C in the mountain region and 5 to 10°C in the coastal region. Summer temperatures range from 22 to 26°C in the continental region, 15 to 20°C in the mountain region and 26 to 30°C in the coastal region.
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