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Croatia is located in southeastern Europe and borders Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Adriatic Sea. The history of Croatia dates back to the 7th century, when the Croats settled the area. After various political changes over the centuries, Croatia gained its independence in 1991 and has been a member of the European Union since 2013. Croatia is known for its beautiful beaches and islands on the Adriatic Sea, the historic old town of Dubrovnik, the Plitvice Lakes National Park and the coastal city of Split with Diocletian's Palace. Croatian cuisine is rich and varied with influences from Mediterranean, Slavic and Hungarian cuisine.

Attractions and sights

Country data Croatia

Croatia at a glance

Area56542 km2
CurrencyKuna (HRK)
Neighboring countriesHungary, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro und Serbia

Map Croatia

Country borders and location of the capital

The most beautiful islands in Croatia



The island world of Croatia is unique. More than 1,200 islands are strung along the Croatian Adriatic coast like a string of pearls. No wonder Croatia is also called "the land of a ...

Cities in Croatia



On this page we show you the most beautiful and important cities in Croatia.