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Croatia

Croatia Most of Croatia lies along the Adriatic sea, which makes it amazing to see the beaches, fishing villages and so on. Eventhought the country has been to wall it is trying to recover from the damages. But then there is also Dubrivnik, the glowing city, filled with amazing architecture,the wall of the Old Town and still with access to beaches and then a lively city life. It will defendly be a visit worth.

Area: 56.594 Km²
Population: 4.443.000 (2002 est.)
Density: 79 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Zagreb (692.000 pop., 779.000 urban aggl.)
Major cities: Split 175.100 pop., Rijeka 143.800 pop., Osijek 90.400 ab., Zadar 69.600 ab., Slavonski Brod 58.600 ab., Pula 58.600 ab.
Ethnic majority: Croat 90%, Serb 4,5%, others 5,5%
Border countries: Slovenia NORTH, Hungary NORTH-EAST, Serbia and Montenegro EAST, Bosnia and Herzegovina SOUTH and EAST

Principal mountains:Dinara 1831 m
Principal rivers: Sava 562 Km (croatian tract, total 947 Km), Drava 505 Km (croatian tract, total 707 Km), Mura 438 Km, Kupa 296 Km, Danube 188 Km (croatian tract, total 2860 Km)
Principal lakes: Vransko jezero 30,7 Km², Dubravsko jezero 17,1 Km²
Principal islands: Krk 405,78 Km², Cres 405,78 Km², Brac 394,57 Km², Hvar 299,66 Km², Pag 284,56 Km², Korcula 276,03 Km², Dugi otok 114,44 Km², Mljet 100,41 Km²
Climate: Continental - mediterranean

Language: Croatian
Religion: Catholic 88%, Orthodox 4,5%, other 7,5%
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 6/1, 1/5, 30/5, 22/6, 5/8, 15/8, 8/10, 1/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00385
GMT: +1

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