The Republic of Croatia is a Mediterranean country of Southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Slovenia in the northwest, Hungary in the northeast, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro in the southeast and Serbia in the east. Its coastal boundary with Adriatic Sea is in the southwest. In fact, it has the longest coastline in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic Sea. The total area of the country is 56,594 sq. km, with 620 sq. km of water area, it is 127th largest country of the world. The country spread across 45° 10′ N latitude and 15° 30′ E longitude. The capital city Zagreb is also the largest city of the country.
One of the 18th most popular tourist destination of the world, summer in Croatia attracts thousands of visitors to the country. Croatia enjoys Mediterranean and continental climate, it is also one of the rich bio diverse countries of Europe. Croatia’s rich natural and culture heritage makes it a country with ten listed UNESCO Intangible Cultural Masterpieces and seven UNESCO World Heritage sites on its land. Croatia is well connected and can be reached easily from other parts of Europe and the world.
Facts About Croatia
|Capital and largest city||Zagreb|
|Area||56,594 km2 (21,851 sq mi ) Water (%) 1.09|
|Population||4,284,889 (2011 Census)|
|Lat Long||45.8000° N, 16.0000° E|
|Time Zone||CET (UTC+1) Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)|
|Airport||9 Airports , scheduled service – 8|
|Neighbour countries||Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Hungary|
|Currency||Croatian kuna (HRK)|