Croatia: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-20.

General points to know about the country of Croatia – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Zagreb (& largest city)

Population: 4.2 million (2016 estimate)

Language(s): Croatian

President: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Prime Minister: Andrej Plenković

CurrencyKuna (HRK)

Area: 56,594 km2 (21,851 mi2)

Dialing Code: +385

Time Zone: Central European Time “CET” (UTC+1)
•   DST/Summer Time: Central European Summer Time “CEST” (UTC+2)

Demonym: Croatian (what’s this?)

EndonymHrvatska
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 18

Smoking Age: 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 15

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: Plug Types C / F (define)

Country Code (ISO): HR (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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