Croatia extends from the foothills of the Julian Alps in the north-west and the
Pannonian Plain in the east, over the Dinara mountain range in its central region, to
the Adriatic coast in the south.
The mainland covers 56,542 km2, and the surface of the territorial sea is 31,067 km2.
4,437,460 inhabitants; composition of population: the majority of the population are
Croats; national minorities are Serbs, Slovenes, Hungarians, Bosnians, Italians, Czechs
System of government
Multi-party parliamentary republic.
Zagreb (779,145 inhabitants), the economic, traffic, cultural and academic centre of the country.
5,835 km of which 4,058 km comprise a coastline of islands, solitary rocks and reefs.
Number of islands, solitary rocks and reefs: 1,185; the largest islands are Krk and Cres;
there are 50 inhabited islands.
Dinara 1831 m
Northern Croatia has a continental climate; Central Croatia has a semi-highland and
highland climate, while the Croatian coast has a Mediterranean climate. Winter temperatures
range from -1 to 3°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
220V, frequency: 50Hz , Tap water is drinkable all over Croatia.
kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa). Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange
offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels, camps, marinas; cheques can be cashed in
banks. There are coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 i 50 Lipa, and 1, 2, 5 i 25 Kunas and banknotes
5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Kunas.
..can be changed in banks, exchange and post offices, turist agencies, camps and hotels. Banks are open from 07 to 19, from monday to friday, Saturday working time is to 13.
Credit cards: (American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, Sport Card International).
There are many cash machines all around.
1. January - New Year's Day,
6. January - Epiphany,
11.i 12. April - Easter,
1. May - Labour Day,
10. Jun - Corpus Christi,
22. Jun - Anti-Fascism Day,
25. Jun - Croatian National Day,
5. August - Victory Day, National Thanksgiving Day,
15. August - Assumption,
8. October - Independence Day,
1. November - All Saint's Day,
25. i 26. December - Christmas Day.
Some important phone numbers
International phone number for Croatia: 385
Fire brigade 93
Road assistence 987; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opće informacije 981
Telephone numbers informations 988
Croatian moto club (HAK) 01 4640 800