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Last update : 11 February 2019


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Capital : Zagreb
Language :  Croatian
Currency :  Kuna
Population : 4 190 669
Area : 56 594 km2

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Croatia facts

1. Independence from Yugoslavia obtained on June 25, 1991.
2. The population density is 76 people / km2.
3. The country is 5.5 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism – 87.2%.
5. The highest peak is Vrh Dinare – 1831 m above sea level.
6. Danube is the longest river.
7. The full name of the country – Republic of Croatia.
8. Political system – a semi-presidential republic.
9. The most popular football sport.
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11. A tie was invented in Croatia.

12. In this country, the largest truffle in the world was found, measuring 7.8 cm long, 4.1 cm wide and 5.3 cm high.

Author: Turyst

13. You can vote from the age of 16 if you have work. The unemployed have to wait another two years.

14. In this country there is the smallest city in the world called Hum with 14 inhabitants.

Author: MR

15. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 45 place,
      – 2018 year – 71 place.

16. There are over 18 520 professional soldiers and 3000 reservists (2018).

17. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 92 tanks, 760 armored vehicles, 65 jet aircraft and 30 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 72 tanks, 574 armored vehicles, 73 jet aircraft and 47 helicopters.

18. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $1,000,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $958,000,000 .

Author: Wojak

19. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

Author: alfa

20. After 23 people under 24 can drive a car only if under the care of a person over 24.

Author: Klaudia

21. In the Franciscan monastery in the city of Dubrovnik there is the oldest pharmacy in Europe, founded in 1317.

22. The Golden Horn beach (Zlatni Rat) on the island of Brač is considered the most beautiful in Europe.

Author: Grzegorz

23. The minimum wage is 3 029 kunas per month (data from 2015).

24. The tax-free amount is 26 400 kun.

25. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 6,350 kN.

26. The amount of income tax in Croatia is 20%.

27. Retired women can go at the age of 61 and 3 months and men at the age of 65.

Author: Daria

28. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 8.6% .

Author: Daria

29. In Croatia, an average person consumes about 12.2 liters of pure alcohol per year.

30. The national alcohol is rakija.

Author: AlkoWorld

31. The most wine is drunk – 44.8%, then beer – 40%, spirit – 15%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.2%.

Author: AlkoWorld

32. In this country, compulsory education lasts 8 years.

33. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

Author: EduKacJa

34. The average IQ level is 90.

Author: EduKacJa

35. In this country there are 0.7% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 29,577 people).

Author: Reebeka

36. The national animal is a marten forest.

37. The national object in Croatia is a chessboard.

Author: Kos

38. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise back one hour) is the last Sunday in October.

Author: Adrianna

39. The national tree is pedunculate oak.

Author: Alma

40. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

41. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on highways from 110 to 130 km / h.

42. In 2014, 337 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

43. 19.3% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

44. The country has more than 1,869,000 motor vehicles registered (442 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

45. In this country there are over 29,410 km of paved roads, including more than 1 254 km of expressways (0.05% of all roads in the world).

46. In this country there are 69 airports, 24 of the paved surface.

47. In this country there are over 2,722 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

48. In this country, over 3,167,000 (2015) 3 787 838 (2018) people have access to internet (about 90% of the population).

49. Around 1 800 000 (2015) 1 800 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

50. The national top-level domain is .hr . There are over 76,730 websites with such an extension.

Author: http

51. The most popular pages with the extension .hr are: google.hr, index.hr and jutarnji.hr.

Author: http

52. The country has 2018 over $19,411,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.13% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

53. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $59 911 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is $53,850,000,000 .

54. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 80.6% GDP, or around: $48 288 266 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 78% GDP, or around: $42 783 000 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $10,125.

55. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was around: $62,090,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $56 440 000 000 .

Author: Komornik

56. 24% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

57. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 135 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

58. The lowest temperature: -35.5 °C was measured in Čakovec.

59. The highest temperature: 42.8 °C was measured in Ploče.

Author: weather

60. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

61. The average life expectancy in this country is 76 years (women – 79.5 years and men – 72.5 years).

Author: Wilga

62. 2 Croatian citizens received the Nobel Prize.

Author: redsun

63. On 1 April 2009, Croatia joined the political and military organization called NATO.

Author: Weteran

64. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

65. In this country, women having their first child on average 27.9 years old.

66. 10 women give birth to 15 children on average

Author: Nadia

67. The average age people living in this country is 42.63 years old.

68. The country is around:
609 000 people (14.42%) in the age range 0-14 years.
2 846 000 people (67.35%) in the age range 15-64 years.
770 300 people (18.23%) who are over 65 years old.

69. In this country, about 39 900 children are born annually (0.9% of the population), and about 51,500 people die (1.2% of the population).

Author: Sara19

70. In this country, a person who is 14 years old is subject to criminal liability.

71. There are 13261 km2 of agricultural land in Croatia (24% of the country).

72. 217 people in 1000 possess firearms.

73. The highest situated city in the country is Begovo Razdolje.

74. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 45 days.

75. The country joined the United Nations on May 22, 1992.

Author: Statyk

76. The work week is 40 hours.

77. 59% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

78. 21374 km2 of the country is covered by forests (38.2%)

Author: Statyk

79. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 40%, and for companies 18% (2018).

80. The tax on goods and services is 25% (2018).

81. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.1%.

Author: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Croatia?
The highest peak in Croatia is Vrh Dinare (1830 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Croatia?
The Danube is the largest river in Croatia.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Croatia?
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What is the national dish?
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What Croatia has national colors?
National colors: red, white and blue.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is rakija.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
The national animal is a marten forest.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Croatia?
Croatia borders with such countries as: Bosnia and Herzegovina 932 km, Hungary 329 km, Serbia 241 km, Montenegro 25 km, Slovenia 455 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age people living in this country is 42.63 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 3 029 kunas per month (data from 2015).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Croatia?
The population density is 75 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 42.8 ° C was measured in Ploče.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -35.5 ° C was measured in Čakovec.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta