Located west by Slovenia, north by Hungary, east by Serbia, and south by Bosnia lies the Central European and Mediterranean country of Croatia.
Italy, in the Adriatic Sea, is in the long oceanic fringes of Croatia. These borders cover 2028KM long.
Croatia has an unusual shape. (like a croissant pastry) The ottoman has had five centuries of popularity, which has not happened in any other country. (from Turkey) empire in the direction of Central Europe (incidentally, the Turks were never able to subdue Croatia).
Croatia covers a land area of 56,691 square kilometres and has a population of about 4.people numbering 4 million (census of 2001). Croatians make more than 90% of the population. (Most of them are Roman Catholic), in addition to Serbian, Bosnian, Hungarian and Italian ethnic groups.
Zagreb, the capital, is one of the main population centres about 800,000 people reside there, to the northwest, there is Osijek, as well as Rijeka and Split ports to the south. Croatian, written using the Latin script, is the official language.
Amazingly, Croatia has 5,835km of seacoast, 4,057km of which consists of islands, cliffs and reefs. Of the 1,185 Adriatic islands, only 50 of them are inhabited. Krk is the biggest of all the islands. (in the vicinity of Rijeka) with 462 square km of land.
Courtesy of Croatia Holidays.