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Croatia Facts & Figures

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Total area: 21,831 sq mi (56,542 sq km)
Population (2009 est.): 4,489,409
Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Zagreb - 685,500
Other large cities: Split - 173,600; Rijeka - 142,500; Osijek - 89,600
Currency: Kuna
Languages: Croatian 96% (official), other 4% (including Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, German)
Religions: Roman Catholic 88%, Orthodox 4%, Muslim 1%, other Christian less than 1%, none 5%
Time zone: GMT+1; DST: GMT+2 (from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Electricity: AC 230V/50Hz; European plugs with two round pins are the standard

Croatia is a country in the south-central Europe, on the east side of the Adriatic Sea, surrounded by Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the north, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the southeast, Serbia in the east, and Montenegro to the south. Croatia has a diverse terrain that divides the country into three regions: Lowland Croatia (Nizinska Hrvatska), with plains, lakes and rolling hills situated in the continental north and northeast, Mountainish Croatia (Gorska Hrvatska), characterized by densely wooded mountains, and Littoral Croatia (Primorska Hrvatska) - the rocky coastlines on the Adriatic Sea.

Croatia's main tourist attractions are: its over 1700 km (1,056 miles) long, beautiful coastline, mild Mediterranean climate and picturesque historic cities.

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The Old Town, Dubrovnik #1 The Old Town, west entrance gate, Dubrovnik Cable car station in Dubrovnik Konoba Lady Pi Pi restaurant, The Old Town, Dubrovnik 

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