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Where is Croatia?

map showing the location of Croatia

Located in the continent of Europe, Croatia covers 55,974 square kilometers of land and 620 square kilometers of water, making it the 128th largest nation in the world with a total area of 56,594 square kilometers.

Croatia became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Yugoslavia. The population of Croatia is 4,480,043 (2012) and the nation has a density of 80 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Croatia is the Croatian Kuna (HRK). As well, the people of Croatia are refered to as Croatian.

The dialing code for the country is 385 and the top level internet domain for Croatian sites is .hr.

Croatia shares land borders with 6 countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Italy.

To learn more, visit our detailed Croatia section.

Quick facts

Population 4,480,043
Density 80.0 / km2 ( 207.3 / mi2 )
Language Croatian
Independence Year 1991
Capital Zagreb (Grad Zagreb)
Currency Croatian Kuna
GDP 57,222,574,023 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 12,773 (2014 data)
Land Area 55,974 km2 (21,612 mi2)
Water Area 620 km2 (239 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Montenegro, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Slovenia
Minimum Longitude 13.490
Maximum Longitude 19.440
Mininum Latitude 42.390
Maximum Latitude 46.530

What is the capital of Croatia?

map showing the location of Croatia
Location of Zagreb on a map.

Zagreb is the capital city of Croatia. It has a population of 698,966, and is located on a latitue of 45.81 and longitude of 15.98.

Zagreb is also the political center of Croatia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Zagreb, the Capital Of Croatia

City Zagreb
Country Croatia
Population 698,966
Longitude 15.97798000
Latitude 45.81444000
Elevation 135 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Croatia

Rank City Population
#1Zagreb - Centar800,000
#2Zagreb698,966
#3Split176,314
#4Rijeka141,172
#5Osijek88,140
#6Zadar71,258
#7Slavonski Brod60,742
#8Pula59,078
#9Sesvete52,411

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This page was last updated on May 8, 2017.