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Croatia's Information

Flag of Croatia
Land Area 55,974 km2
Water Area 620 km2
Total Area 56,594km2 (#124)
Population 4,313,707 (#127)
Population Density 77.07/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $94.24 Billion
GDP Per Capita $22,400
Currency Kuna (HRK)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Croatia
    (long form) Republic of Croatia
  • Capital City: Zagreb (686,568 pop.)
    (1,288,000 metro)
  • Croatia Population: 4,475,611(2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Croatian kuna
    (conversion rates)

    Croatian kuna
    50 kuna
  • Ethnicity: Croat 89.6%, Serb 4.5%, other 5.9% (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Roma)
  • GDP total: $79.14 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $18,100 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Croatian (official) 96.1%, Serbian 1%, other and undesignated 2.9% (including Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and German)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Zagreb, Split, Rijeka
  • Name: Latin in origin, Croatia's name literally means "Land of Croats"
  • National Day: October 8
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, other Christian 0.4%, Muslim 1.3%, other and unspecified 0.9%, none 5.2%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.

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What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Croatia?

The majority of Croatia's population is of Croat ethnic origin. The Croat people make up 90.4% of Croatia's population.

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