Don't miss the piglix.com special BONUS offer during our Beta-test period. The next 100 new Registered Users (from a unique IP address), to post at least five (5) piglix, will receive 1,000 extra sign-up points (eventually exchangeable for crypto-currency)!

* * * * *    Free piglix.com Launch Promotions    * * * * *

  • Free Ads! if you are a small business with annual revenues of less than $1M - piglix.com will place your ads free of charge for up to one year! ... read more

  • $2,000 in free prizes! piglix.com is giving away ten (10) Meccano Erector sets, retail at $200 each, that build a motorized Ferris Wheel (or one of 22 other models) ... see details

Croatia

Republic of Croatia
Republika Hrvatska  (Croatian)
Flag of Croatia
Coat of arms of Croatia
Flag Coat 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′N 16°0′E / 45.800°N 16.000°E / 45.800; 16.000
Official languages Croatian
Ethnic groups (2011)
Demonym
  • Croatian
Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
• President
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
Andrej Plenković
Božo Petrov
Miroslav Šeparović
Legislature Sabor
Establishment
• Duchy
8th century
• Kingdom
c. 925
1102
• Joined Habsburg Monarchy
1 January 1527
• Secession from
Austria-Hungary
29 October 1918
4 December 1918
25 June 1991
1 July 2013
Area
• Total
56,594 km2 (21,851 sq mi) (126th)
• Water (%)
1.09
Population
• 2016 estimate
4,190,700
• 2011 census
4,284,889 (128th)
• Density
75.8/km2 (196.3/sq mi) (126th)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$97.026 billion
• Per capita
$23,171
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$51.945 billion
• Per capita
$12,405
Gini (2014)  30.2
medium
HDI (2014) Increase 0.818
very high · 47th
Currency Kuna (HRK)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the right
Calling code +385
ISO 3166 code HR
Internet TLD .hra
  1. The .eu domain is also used, as in other European Union member states.
Most populous cities of Croatia

Zagreb
Zagreb
Split
Split
Rijeka
Rijeka
Osijek
Osijek

Rank City County Urban population City-governed population

Zadar
Zadar
Pula
Pula
Slavonski Brod
Slavonski Brod
Karlovac
Karlovac

1 Zagreb City of Zagreb 688,163 790,017
2 Split Split-Dalmatia 167,121 178,102
3 Rijeka Primorje-Gorski Kotar 128,314 128,624
4 Osijek Osijek-Baranja 83,104 108,048
5 Zadar Zadar 71,471 75,082
6 Pula Istria 57,460 57,460
7 Slavonski Brod Brod-Posavina 53,531 59,143
8 Karlovac Karlovac 46,833 55,705
9 Varaždin Varaždin 38,839 46,946
10 Šibenik Šibenik-Knin 34,302 46,332
11 Sisak Sisak-Moslavina 33,332 47,768
12 Vinkovci Vukovar-Srijem 32,032 35,312
13 Velika Gorica Zagreb 31,553 63,517
14 Dubrovnik Dubrovnik-Neretva 28,434 42,615
15 Bjelovar Bjelovar-Bilogora 27,024 40,276
16 Vukovar Vukovar-Srijem 26,486 27,683
17 Koprivnica Koprivnica-Križevci 23,955 30,854
18 Solin Split-Dalmatia 20,212 23,926
19 Zaprešić Zagreb 19,644 25,226
20 Požega Požega-Slavonia 19,506 26,248
Source: 2011 Census

Coordinates: 45°10′N 15°30′E / 45.167°N 15.500°E / 45.167; 15.500

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

Croatia (Listeni/krˈʃə/ kroh-AY-shə; Croatian: Hrvatska [xř̩ʋaːtskaː]), officially the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Republika Hrvatska, About this sound listen ), is a sovereign state between Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb, which forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with its twenty counties. Croatia covers 56,594 square kilometres (21,851 square miles) and has diverse, mostly continental and Mediterranean climates. Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast contains more than a thousand islands. The country's population is 4.28 million, most of whom are Croats, with the most common religious denomination being Roman Catholicism.


  • Croatian
  • Early duchies
  • in personal union with Hungary (1102–1526)
  •  Croatia (1991–present)
...
Wikipedia

1,000 EXTRA POINTS!

Don't forget! that as one of our early users, you are eligible to receive the 1,000 point bonus as soon as you have created five (5) acceptable piglix.

...