Croatia is a land with a rich cultural heritage which can be discovered in the numerous museums, galleries and churches. It is also in evidence when walking through narrow white stone streets and alleys, the green slopes of Central Croatia or its fairy-like fortresses and castles.
Because of its geographical location, Croatia represents a blend of four different cultural spheres. It has been influenced by both western and eastern cultures. There are, in total, seven UNESCO world heritage sites.
Total Area: 56,594 km2
Country Code: +385
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted in tourist areas: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club
Departure Tax: No departure tax, but there is a Tourist Tax paid for at hotels. The cost of this varies from hotel to hotel
Electricity: 220 V
Ethnic Groups: 90% Croats; 2% Serbs; 5% Other
Location: South Central Europe
Official Language(s): Croatian
Religion: Roman Catholic, Orthodox Christians, Muslim
Time Zone: CET (UTC +1)
Tipping: Tipping is included in most services but for large groups an additional 5 – 10% is acceptable