Travel Information for Croatia
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Croatian
Other languages:Serbian, Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, German
Currency: kuna (HRK)

1 = kn7.48, $1 = kn6.71, £1 = kn0.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.hrInternational Dialling Code:    385

For help planning your trip to Croatia including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Croatia trip planning page.

Further information on Croatia

Discover more about Croatia - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of croatia

Total area: 56,542 sq km (128 sq km under water)

Coastline: 5,835 km (Adriatic Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): Bosnia and Herzegovina (932km), Hungary (329km), Montenegro (25km), Serbia (241km), Slovenia (455km)

Highest mountain: Dinara (1,830m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Croatia from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexFlawed democracy 50/167
Economic FreedomModerately Free 81/179
Press FreedomNoticeable problems 57/179
ILGA LGBT rightsBroad rights -
Corruption PerceptionsMedium corruption 61/174
Overall Ranking:    44/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of Croatia     Status: Independent Country

Population: 4,470,534 (rank: 124/196)     Density: 79 people/sq km (rank: 101/196)

Ethnic groups: Croat 89.6%, Serb 4.5%, other 5.9% (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Roma) (2001 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, other Christian 0.4%, Muslim 1.3%, other and unspecified 0.9%, none 5.2% (2001 census)

GDP (PPP): $78.9 billion       GDP per capita: $17,800 (rank: 60/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.