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Quick Facts

  • President: Ivo Josipovic
  • Prime Minister: Zoran Milanovic
  • Capital: Zagreb
  • Name: Hrvatska
  • Area: 56,538 sq km
  • Climate: Mediterranean and continental; continental climate predominant with hot summers and cold winters; mild winters, dry summers along coast
  • Geography: flat plains along Hungarian border, low mountains and highlands near Adriatic coastline and islands
  • Natural Resources: oil, some coal, bauxite, low-grade iron ore, calcium, gypsum, natural asphalt, silica, mica, clays, salt, hydropower
  • Environment: air pollution (from metallurgical plants) and resulting acid rain is damaging the forests; coastal pollution from industrial and domestic waste; landmine removal and reconstruction of infrastructure consequent to 1992-95 civil strife
  • Islands: 1185
  • Coastline: 5,835 km (mainland 1,777 km, islands 4,058 km)
  • Counties: 21
  • Language: Croatian (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Currency: kuna (HRK)
  • Average monthly salary: 4800HRK
  • Majority Religion: Catholic
  • Population: 4,493,312
  • Country telephone code 385

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