The mainland covers an area of 56,594 km2.
Territorial waters cover a surface area of 31,067 km2.
The majority of the population are Croats, with the largest minorities being Serbs, Bosnians, Slovenes, Hungarians, Czechs, Italians and Albanians.
System of government:
With 779,145 inhabitants, Zagreb is the economic, transport, cultural and academic centre of the country.
Length of the coastline
1,244. The largest islands are Krk and Cres. There are 50 inhabited islands.
is moderately warm and rainy, while Croatia’s highest peaks have a mountain climate which includes snowfall. The areas along the Adriatic coast have a pleasantly mild Mediterranean climate with a large number of sunny days, summers are hot and dry and winters are mild and wet.
Average temperatures in the continental interior are: January -2 to 0 oC, with somewhat lower temperatures at the highest altitudes; August approximately 20 oC, with around 12 oC at the highest altitudes. Average temperatures in the Littoral (Adriatic Coast) are: January -5 to 9 °C, August -22 to 25 oC. The sea temperature in winter is 12 oC and approximately 25 oC in summer.
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Tap water is safe to drink in all of Croatia.