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Croatia in numbers

The surface area of Croatia is 56,594 km², excluding the 31,067 km² of sea surface area. According to the 2011 census, Croatia is home to...

Croatia's geographical position

Croatia is a European country situated where the Central meets South East Europe. It extends from the wide Pannonian Plain and the narrow Dinarides area...

Kuna - Croatian currency

In Croatia, you cannot yet pay in euros. Transition to the euro currency is scheduled for 2019 and until then, the valid national currency is...

Travelling to Croatia by plane

Zagreb airport is located 17 km from the city centre, a 20-25 minute ride. Lučko airport became a domestic flights destination on April 1st 1947...

Travelling to Croatia by land

If you are travelling by car, you need a driving licence and a registration card, as well as proof of car insurance. Be...

Travelling to Croatia by sea

The international ferry lines connect Croatia and Italy on Zadar-Ancona, Split-Ancona, Dubrovnik-Bar and Stari grad-Ancona routes. Apart from ferry lines, there are catamaran...

Public holidays in Croatia

Holidays and memorial days in Croatia are regulated by the Holidays, Memorial Days and Non-Working Days Act. The following holidays are observed:   January 1st – New...

Tax refund for foreign citizens in Croatia

Anyone who doesn't have permanent or temporary residence in Croatia is entitled to value added tax (VAT) refund on individual products bought in...

Important phone numbers in Croatia

The international calling code for Croatia is +385. The national number for all emergencies is 112, but you can call the police at...

Required documents for entering Croatia

In most cases, all you need to enter Croatia is a valid passport or another internationally accepted identity document. If you are a...

Travelling Croatia with pets

Your pets are also welcome in Croatia - the only requirement is that they pass the check-up when they enter the country. According...

Mobile network operators in Croatia

From now on, there is free WiFi access on 25 locations in the Zagreb city centre. All citizens, as well as visitors belonging...

Accessing ATMs has never been easier

Looking for an ATM in an unfamiliar city can be nerve-racking and result in unfortunate decisions – even though there are ATMs around...