Useful information about Croatia

Population: 4.447.000
Surface:  56.594km2
Coastline: 5835 km
Number of islands: 1244
Capital city: Zagreb
The highest peak: Dinara 1831 m/nm.
Official language: Croatian
Currency: Croatian kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa)
Political system: Multiparty parliamentary republic
Important phone numbers:
International dialing code for Croatia: 385
General Information: 981
National number for all emergencies: 112
Police: 192
Fire department: 93
Emergency medical assistance: 94
National Centre for Search and Rescue at Sea: 9155
Roadside Assistance: 987
Croatian car club (HAK): +385 1 46 40 800
Information on local and intercity numbers: 988
Information on international numbers: 902
Travel documents:
Passport or some other internationally recognized document. Tourists may stay in Croatia for up to 3 months.
Customs regulations of the Republic of Croatian comply with the standards of the European Union.
Foreign currency is freely brought in and taken (worth 3,000 euros), local currency up to 15.000 HRK.
Professional and technical equipment must be declared at the border.
Dogs and cats, accompanied by their owner, need to have an International certificate from a veterinarian stating that the vaccination against rabies occurred at least 15 days ago, but not more than six months.
Tax refund is possible for goods purchased in excess of 500 HRK with a validated "Tax check" (Tax check) when leaving the country.
Public holidays:
January 1st - New Year
April 11th and 12th - Easter Monday
May 1st- Labor day
June 10th - Celebration of the Body and Blood of Christ
June 22nd - Day of Antifascist Struggle
June 25th - Statehood Day
August 5th - National Thanksgiving and victory Day
August 15th – Celebration of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
October 8th - Independence Day
November 1st – Solemnity of All Saints
December 25th and 26th - Christmas Holidays

Electric voltage and water
Power supply: 220 V AC, 50 Hz
In Croatia, the tap water is completely safe to drink!