Croatia - Government Info
Today Croatia is a multiparty
parliamentary republic and one of the newest states in Europe. Croatia
adopted its constitution on 22nd Dec. 1990 and was recognized
on 15th January 1992. The international recognition of its
and its acceptance into the membership of the UN in 1992 marked the end
of a crucial period in the establishment of Croatia as a new state in
European & world community. The capital city of Croatia is Zagreb,
the economic, traffic, cultural, and academic centre of the country.
unit of currency is the kuna (KN). 1 kuna = 100 lipa. Foreign currency
is exchanged in banks, exchange offices, travel agencies, hotels,
marinas; cheques are cashed in banks.
of the Republic of Croatia (Vlada Republike Hrvatske) -
We will be very happy it these web pages encourage you to visit and
more about Croatia. English
of the President (Ured Predsjednika)
of the Republic of Croatia (Sabor Republike Hrvatske)
of Croatia Official Homepage (Sluzbene Stranice Republike Hrvatske)
of Foreign Affairs (Ministarstvo
of Finance (Ministarstvo
for Crafts, Small & Medium Enterprises
Rada i Poduzenistva)
of Labour and Social Welfare (Ministarstvo Zdravstva i Socijalne
of Tourism (Ministarstvo
of Science, Education and Sports (Ministarstvo
Znanosti, Obrazovanja i Sporta)
of Environmental Protection & Regional Planning
of Health (Ministarstvo
of Defense (Ministarstvo
Intellectual Property Office
Bureau of Statistics
(Drzavni Zavod Za Statistiku)
National Tourist Board (Hrvatska
- Croatian Information Documentation Referral Agency
Mission of Croatia to the United Nations, New York
of the Republic of Croatia-Washington
of the Republic of Croatia to Canada
and Hydrological Service
Office for Standardization and Metrology
Court of the Republic of Croatia
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A passport or some other
identification document recognised by the international agreement. For
more information contact diplomatic missions of the Republic of Croatia
abroad or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia
01 4569 964). International dialling code for Croatia is 385.
Customs regulations of the
Republic of Croatia are harmonised with the standards of the EU Member
States. Foreign currency can be freely brought in and out of the
domestic curency: up to 2,000 HRK. Professional and technical equipment
of a high value should be reported at the border.
Tax refund to foreign citizens
for purchased goods exceeding 500 kuna, providing that the form
"Porezno Cek" ("Tax Cheque") is stamped by customs officers upon
the country. Info: Customs Administration of the Republic of Croatia
Tel: 01 6102 333
Web site: www.carina.hr
dogs and cats must have an International Certificate issued by an
veterinarian evidencing that at least 15 days, but not more than six
passed since the vaccination against rabies.
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Croatia - Visit
Croatia and you will never forget the unforgettable natural beauty of
place where the Mediterranean, the Alps and the Pannonian plain come
National Parks - Of the eight national parks,
four are in the mountain regions (Risnjak, Paklenica, Velebit and the
Plitvice Lakes) and four are in the coastal area (Kornati, Mljet,
Brijuni and Krka).
Nature Parks & Strict Reserves - Croatia can pride itself on
and abundant plant and animal life outside the areas under protection.
Adriatic Coast - The Jewel of the Mediterranean - Long
beaches, the rocks reflected in the sea, a pleasant rest away from the
pressure of a business, the bustle of the big city and a total escape
the drudgery of everyday life. The rugged coast of the Croatian
is perfect for nautical tourism. Croatia has been described as the
and a sailing boat paradise.
City Guide - The other dimension of Croatia is the urban culture:
towns are more numerous here than in any other part of Southeastern
Accommodations Info - Croatia offers great accommodations for
business and pleasure. After all, tourism
in the modern sense began in Croatia in the 19th century.
Government - Croatia is a multiparty parliamentary republic.
Capital city is Zagreb,
the economic, traffic, cultural and academic centre.
Zagreb - Croatian gorgeous capital city has been a focal point of
culture and science, and now this charming
is the hub of the business, academic, cultural, artistic and sporting
Islands - Croatia has an impressive
number of over 1000 islands, reefs and cliffs. A vast majority of the
Adriatic sea islands are located near the northeastern,
Gastronomy & Related Info - Traditional Croatian cuisine is
represented by a full table of high quality specialties. Variety of
quality food is huge and every town, not to
mention that every region has it's own local specialties.
Croatia - Important info for travelers to Croatia.
Phone Numbers - Important phone numbers in Croatia.
- Photo Gallery - Click
here to see images and virtual tours of Croatia.