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Croatia

Croatia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Zagreb

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:36

  • Population

    Population

    4.15 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +385

  • Currency

    Currency

    kn HRK (kuna)

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Croatia

Croatia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Zagreb

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:36

  • Population

    Population

    4.15 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +385

  • Currency

    Currency

    kn HRK (kuna)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 1 011

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.66 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 113mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    56 542 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    38%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    34%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    26%

  • Railways

    Railways

    2604km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    1.88 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Croat - 89 %
    Serb - 4 %
    Bosniak - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 88 %
    Orthodox - 4 %
    Muslim - 1 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    99.1%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Croatian
    Serbian - 1 %

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    18 550

  • Murders

    Murders

    1 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    11.7 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    39.4%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    5.6%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    13 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    chemicals and plastics, machine tools, fabricated metal, electronics, pig iron and rolled steel products, aluminum, paper, wood products, construction materials

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    arable crops - wheat, corn, barley, sugar beet, sunflower, rapeseed, alfalfa, clover, potatoes

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    oil, some coal, bauxite, low-grade iron ore, calcium, gypsum, natural asphalt, silica, mica

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    45%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    oil, some coal, bauxite, low-grade iron ore, calcium, gypsum, natural asphalt, silica, mica

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    33%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    16 843kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    51 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    123

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What not to do when visiting Croatia

1/11
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Street & Behavioral

Don’t be a self-made captain without valid certificate - captains chartering Croatian-flagged vessels have to have a certificate of competence.

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2/11
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Business & Communication

Don’t discuss or make comparisons between Serbians & Croats and between Bosnians & Croats.

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3/11
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Street & Behavioral

Don’t necessarily make a hand gesture with raising the thumb and middle finger at once - it’s more a Serbian gesture for Serbian nationalism. Avoid it mainly when ordering or asking for three of something. Use the ring, index and middle fingers instead.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The Game of Thrones TV serie was filmed in Croatia.

4/11
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Business & Communication

Don't accept immediately seconds (food) - let you host to insist you. It's polite.

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5/11
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Business & Communication

Don't go empty-handed when visiting someone's house - bring wine or flowers, but no chrysanthemums.

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6/11
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Don't forget to leave a bit of food on plate to indicate you are finished eating.

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7/11
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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8/11
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Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Croatian culture is the result of a fourteenth century-long history which has seen the development of many cities and monuments. The country includes seven World Heritage sites and eight national parks

9/11
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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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10/11
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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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