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Republic of Croatia
Republika Hrvatska  (Croatian)
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: "Lijepa naša domovino"
"Our Beautiful Homeland"
Location of  Croatia  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Croatia  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Zagreb
45°48′N16°0′E / 45.800°N 16.000°E / 45.800; 16.000
Official languagesCroatian
Ethnic groups (2011[1])
Demonym
  • Croatian
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
 • PresidentKolinda Grabar-Kitarović
 • Prime MinisterTihomir Orešković
 • Speaker of ParliamentŽeljko Reiner
 • Chief JusticeMiroslav Šeparović
LegislatureSabor
Establishment
 • Duchy8th century 
 • Kingdomc. 925 
 • Personal union with Hungary1102 
 • Joined Habsburg Monarchy1 January 1527 
 • Secession from
Austria-Hungary
29 October 1918 
 • Creation of Yugoslavia4 December 1918 
 • Decision on independence25 June 1991 
 • EU accession1 July 2013 
Area
 • Total56,594 km2 (126th)
21,851 sq mi
 • Water (%)1.09
Population
 • 2016 estimate4,190,700[2]
 • 2011 census4,284,889[3] (128th)
 • Density75.8/km2 (126th)
196.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
 • Total$97.026 billion[4]
 • Per capita$23,171[4]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
 • Total$51.945 billion[4]
 • Per capita$12,405[4]
Gini (2014) 30.2[5]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.818[6]
very high ·47th
CurrencyKuna (HRK)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+385
ISO 3166 codeHR
Internet TLD.hra
a.The .eu domain is also used, as in other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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