Country: Croatia

Population: 4,493,312

Capital: Zagreb

Time Zone: UTC+1

Currency Name: kuna (HRK)

Government Type: Presidential/parliamentary democracy

Languages: Croatian 96.1%, Serbian 1%, other and undesignated 2.9% (including Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and German)

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

Religion: Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, other Christian 0.4%, Muslim 1.3%, other and unspecified 0.9%, none 5.2%

Major Cities: Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split

Phone Country Code: 385

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, f

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), January 6 (Epiphany), Easter, May 1 (Labor Day), Corpus Christi, June 22 (Anti-fascist Struggle Day), June 25 (Statehood Day), August 5 (Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day), August 15 (Assumption of Mary), October 8 (Independence Day), November 1 (All Saints Day), December 25 (Christmas Day), December 26 (St. Stephen)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: The Dalmatian breed of dog originates from Croatia's Dalmatian coast.