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Geography of Croatia

The Republic of Croatia located it in the South Eastern part of Europe bordering Hungary(330 km border), Serbia (240 km border),Bosnia(930 km border), Herzegovina (930 km border), Montenegro(25 km border) and Slovenia (500 km border). Croatiaborders ...

History of Croatia

Croatia is known worldwide by its coat of arms with white and red squares standing out and lined up side by side. Most often you see them during sports events where our top athletes participate. Thanks to them the world was introduced to the red and...

Administrative divisions of Croatia

There are the regions youve heard Dalmatia, Istria, Slavonia, Kvarner and then the "official" regions you might never have heard of that correspond with Croatias administrative divisions. They are called "zupanijas", best translated...

Political system of Croatia

Respecting the will of the Croatian nation and all its citizens, resolutely expressed in free elections, the Republic of Croatia is formed and is developing as a sovereign and democratic state in which the equality, freedoms and rights of man and ...

Language of Croatia

The Croatian language is a South Slavic language which is used primarily by the inhabitants of Croatia as well as Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Croatian is based on the Ijekavian pronunciation of the Stokavian dialect (with some influence from ...

Currency of Croatia

The Croatian currency is the Kuna, which is divided into 100 lipas. (The word "Kuna" means marten, a weasel-like animal, whose fur Croats used for payment many centuries ago. The lipa is a lime tree, but we don't know the connection here!).

Religion of Croatia

The Catholic Church plays a large role in Croatian society. Historically, the clergy played a pivotal role in the country’s education and culture. Under Communist rule The Church had difficult relations with the authorities, constantly remaining loyal...

Population of Croatia

Croatia is inhabited mostly by Croats (89.6%), while minority groups include Serbs (4.5%), Bosniaks, Hungarians, Italians, Slovenes, Germans, Czechs, Romani people and others (5.9%). For most of the 20th century, the population of Croatia has been...

Climate of Croatia

Croatia is divided into two predominant climate regions - Continental and Mediterranean although there are some variations within those climate zones. As everywhere, Croatia's climate is determined by its geography, which is characterised by a...

Flora & Fauna of Croatia

Croatia is not a large country, but it is a Mediterranean and central European country at the same time, a mountain and a flat country, with coast and inland area. Croatia has a variety of natural beauty, which otherwise only in larger European...