• Facts about Croatia

      Some useful info

      Located in the heart of Europe on the beautiful Adriatic coast bordering Italy, Slovenia and Hungary. It is a country of more than 1,185 islands, islets and reefs, most uninhabited and preserved, perfect for eco-tourism. In 1999, Croatia won three international awards for the cleanest waters in the Mediterranean. Some of the best-known resort towns along the Dalmatian coast are Dubrovnik, Split, Sibenik and Trogir, all of them listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

    • Geographical position

      About Croatia's location

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

    • Info about Croatian coast

      Coast of Croatia

      Croatian coast is large part of the eastern shore of Adriatic Sea. It cosist of the coastal part of Istrian Penisnula (Istra), Kvarner Gulf and Dalmatia (Dalmacija). Dalmatian coast spreads between the island of Rab in the northwest and Privlaka on the Croatian border with Montenegro, in the southeast. The main places along Croatian Coast are : Pula, Rijeka, Zadar,Sibenik , Split and Dubrovnik. The Croatian Coast, which is generally bold and rocky and well known for its crystal clear sea water, consists of houndereds islands, 66 of which are inhabited. Croatian coast has length of 5,835 km - including 4,058 km of island, islet and reef coastline.

    • Climate in Croatia

      About Croatian climate

      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 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.

    • Language and currency

      More useful info

      Official language in Croatia is Croatian language and Latin alphabet.

      Currency in Croatia is 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

    • Travel tips

      Some facts to keep in mind

      Electricity in Croatia : Voltage of city power grid – 220V, frequency 50HZ
      Water: Tap water is drinkable throughout Croatia.
      The telephone code for Croatia is +385.
      Time zone: GMT plus one hour in winter and GMT plus two in summer.

    • Working hours

      When do we work in Croatia?

      Shops and department stores are open between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., or to 3 p.m. A smaller number of stores close between noon and 4 p.m. Many stores are also open on Sundays, especially in the summer, and a smaller number in the larger cities are open 24 hours a day. Public services and companies usually work from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

    • Important telephone numbers

      Some useful phone numbers

      International dialing prefix for Croatia: 385
      Ambulance: 194
      Fire-service: 193
      Police: 192
      Assistance on the roads: 1987; 987@hak.hr (If you are calling from outside of Croatia or using a mobile phone dial +3851 987)
      General information: 981
      Information about local and district telephone numbers: 988
      Information about International telephone numbers: 902
      Weather forecast and road conditions: 060 520 520
      Croatia's auto club (HAK): 01 4640 800; www.hak.hr

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