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Croatia

Croatia is located in South-eastern Europe and has a population of 4.5 million people. With a large coastline and over 1000 islands, Croatia is a great destination for a seasside escape. The clear waters of the Adriatic and the Mediterranean climate, along with the historical walled cities, make Croatia one of Europe's favourite destinations. The official language of Croatia is Croatian and tourism workers will generally speak English.

Medical tourism

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Best time to travel

The weather in Croatia is varied with traditional continental Europe weather in the north, and Mediterranean on the coast.

Money and costs

The national currency is the Kuna (HRK, symbol Kn). Find up-to-date exchange rates and conversion through a currency conversion tool.

Visas

Not required by tourists from the USA, Canada, UK, EU and Australia for stays of up to 90 days.

Getting there

There are a number of international airports that service flights from a number of other European destinations. Travellers from outside of these areas will have to catch connecting flights.

Dialling codes

To call Croatia, the country dialling code is +385.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on Croatia at:

Lonely Planet - www.lonelyplanet.com/​croatia

Croatia Embassy in the USA - www.embassy.org/​embassies/​hr.html

Croatia Embassy in the UK - croatia.embassyhomepage.com

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Page last updated: Friday, 2nd September 2011