Croatia comprises a part of Pannonian Plain in the east, mountain ranges in the middle and the coast of Adriatic Sea in the south and west.
Mainland - 56.594 km2
Territorial waters - 31.067 km2.
4,437,460; most of the population are Croats; largest minorities are Serbs, Bosnians, Slovenians, Hungarians, Czechs, Italians and Albanians.
multi-party parliamentary republic.
Zagreb (779.145 citizens)
Coast length - : 5,835.30 km, from which 4,058 km comprises the coastlines of islands, rocks and reefs.
Number of islands, rocks and reefs: 1,185
Largest islands: Krk and Cres
Inhabited islands: 47
Dinara 1831 above sea level
Croatian Kuna (1 kuna =100 lipa).
Foreign currency is exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices and most of tourist agencies, hotels and camps.