Croatia, as an EU country, is located in southeast Europe, neighbouring Bosna and Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Hungary. Possessing the awe-inspiring Dalmatian coastline, Croatia is claimed to be the next Greece in the near future, for having a similar climate and less number of tourists. Here is a quick list which travellers can take a look at, for the various opportunities and travel alternatives which Croatia offers them.
Croatia at a Glance: Exploring the Shades of Blue and Green Under Abundant Sunlight
Where has a warm and a welcoming climate, Dalmatian coasts where people can make a natural step towards the Adriatic Sea, lower prices relative to the other European cities at the coastal areas and stunning ruins from the history? The answer is Croatia. Let’s take a look at Croatia at a glance:
- Croatia’s total size on land: 56542 km².
- Croatia possesses 1185 islands, of which only 66 of them are inhabited.
- Croatia’s population: 4400000 people registered as living in Croatia.
- Croatia’s capital city: Zagreb with 800000 people.
- Croatia’s most famous cities: Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb, Rovinj, Zadar, Pula and Korcula.
- Official language: Croatian and the Latin alphabet are in use.
- Tourism has been developed but not in the sense of mass tourism; instead there are smaller hotels, apartments, hostels and villas, all around the Dalmatian coastline.
- In 1991, Croatia gained its independence from Yugoslavia and started using its own money.
- Croatia offers a Mediterranean climate on the Dalmatian coasts and relatively a drier climate in the hinterland. The best holiday destinations are all located at the Dalmatian coasts so that people can enjoy warm summer days and the mild winter season.
- With the beginning of Easter, warm vibrations of spring welcome everyone, so that from April to October people can enjoy the sunshine, the crystal clear blue waters and affordable prices.
- It is possible to rent a car and see all the coastal attractions in Croatia in twelve days.