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Croatia : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

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Country Croatia
Continent Europe
Location 45.10000 N, 15.20000 E
Map of Croatia  Map of Croatia
Flag  Croatia flag
Area 56,594 km²
Coastline 3,625.9 miles
Neighboring Countries Slovenia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

San Marino

Austria

Hungary

Italy

Montenegro

Serbia

Liechtenstein

Slovakia

Czech Republic

Switzerland

Albania

Monaco

Macedonia

Germany

Romania

Poland

Luxembourg

Greece

Bulgaria

Belgium

France

Malta

Moldova

Time Zone CET (UTC +1)

CEST (UTC +2)

Population 4.209 million (2017)
Symbol  Croatia symbol
Independence Day October 8th, 1991
President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenkovic
National Anthem ‘’Lijepa nasa domovino (Our Beautiful Homeland)’’
National Animal Marten
National Bird Common Nightingale
National Tree Slavonian Oak
National Flower Iris Croatica
National Drink Rakia
National Sport Soccer
National Dance Croatian Folk Dance
National Language Croatian
Seasons in Croatia Rainy Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Croatia Literature Awards – Tin Ujevic Award, Croatia Rediviva

Cinema Award – Motovun Film Festival, Zagreb Dox

Religion in Croatia Roman Catholicism (86.28%)

Eastern Orthodox (4.44%)

Irreligion (3.81%)

Others (3.66%)

Islam (1.47%)

Protestantism (0.34%)

Average Marriage age in Croatia 30.6 years for men and 28.1 years for women
Capital Zagreb (450 48’N 1600’E)
Number of Regions 4 Historical Regions

17 Smaller Regions

Number of Counties 21 Counties
Largest County in Croatia City of Zagreb
Smallest County in Croatia Lika-Senj
Number of Cities 123 Cities
Largest City in Croatia Zagreb
Smallest City in Croatia Komiza
Literacy rate 99.7% (males)

98.9% (females)

Type of Government Parliamentary System

Parliamentary Republic

GDP PPP – $100.006 billion (2017)

Nominal – $51.945 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $24,053 (2017)
Currency Kuna (HRK)
Calling Code  +385
Internet TLD .hr
ISO 3166 code HR
Festivals of Croatia Rijeka International Carnival

Feast of St Blaise, Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Carnival

Split Olympic Sailing Week

Easter

Croatian Statehood Day

Split Summer Festival

Zadar Night of the Full Moon

Ozijek International Pannonian Challenge

International Puppet Theater Festival

Christmas and New Year

Monuments & Statues Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius

Jelacic Square

Grgur Ninski Statue

Ban Josip Jelacic Monument

Holy Mary Monument

The Well of Life

Orlando Column

Kacic Square

Nikola Tesla Statue

Statue of Kumica Barica

Statue of Marija Juric Zagorka

Grgur Ninski

Ancient Wall

St George and the Dragon

Marmont’s Monument

Delfin-szobor

Joakim Rakovac Memorial

Protected Areas in Croatia  444 Protected Areas

8 National Parks

2 Strict Reserves

11 Nature Parks

80 Special Reserves

Longest River in Croatia Sava River
Longest Bridge in Croatia Krka Bridge
Longest Railway Station Zagreb Glavni Kolodvor Railway Station
Largest Lake Lake Vrana
Highest Mountain in Croatia Dinara
Biggest Waterfall in Croatia Veliki Slap
Tallest Building in Croatia Zagreb Cathedral
Richest person of Croatia Ivica Todoric
Best places to visit in Croatia Dubrovnik

Hvar

Plitvice National Park

Split

Rovinj

Zadar

Pula

Korcula

Zagreb

Krka National Park

Official Website www.croatia.hr/
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