Facts about Croatia

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Basic facts to know about Croatia

Republic of Croatia/ Croatia/Croazia/Kroatien/Croatie
Official name: Republika Hrvatska
Capital: Zagreb
Other main cities by population: Split, Rijeka, Zadar, Pula, Osijek
Official language: Croatian
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
President: Kolinda Grabar Kitarović
Anthem: Our Beautiful Homeland
History of Croatia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Croatia

Croatian flag

Croatian flag

Area: 56.594 km2
Water: 1.09%
Coastline: 1.777 km
Islands coastline: 4000 km

Population: 4.284.889
Ethnic groups: Croats 90.4%, Serbs 4.4%, others 5.2%
Religion: Roman Catholics 86.28%, Eastern Orthodox 4.44%, Islam 1.47%, Protestants 0.34%, Atheists or Agnostics 4.57%, Others 3.24%

Croatian counties

Croatian counties

Currency: Kuna
Calling code: + 385
Time zone: CET

Croatian money - Kuna

Croatian money – Kuna

Public holidays in Croatia:
1 January- New Year’s Day
6 January – Epiphany
1 May- Labor day
22 June- Anti-Fascist Resistance Day
25 June- Statehood Day
5 August- Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
15 August- Assumption Day
8 October- Independence Day
1 November- All Saints’ Day
25-26 December- Christmas holidays
Easter Sunday and Easter Monday
Corpus Christi

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