Geographical position: Conveniently located in the southeastern region Europe and having occupied the territory of the Balkan Peninsula, Croatia has borders next to the following countries: Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Slovenia… The southwestern part of the state is washed by the Adriatic Sea. Croatia includes a thousand islands located in the Adriatic Sea. The country has both mountain heights and lowland lowlands. There are few rivers flowing in Croatia, but they are deep and long in length (Danube, Sava, Drava, Kupa and Bosut).
The ancient city is considered the capital of the state. Zagreb, where about a million people live. The official spoken language is spoken in Croatian, which has three dialects (Shtokavian, Chakavian and Kajkavian). Most of the residents are Catholic, a small percentage (4%) are Orthodox Christians, and a small part of the people (1.5%) are Muslims.
Croatia on the map
Holidays in Croatia are an exciting journey!
Short description: Anyone who has been to Croatia at least once returns to this country again and again. Croatia does not leave indifferent more than one traveler, having enslaved everyone with its beautiful nature and the purest azure shores of the sea, surrounded by pine forests. And the local medieval cities amaze with their ancient cultural traditions and sights.
The predominance of two climates in Croatia, continental and Mediterranean, allows the air temperature to maintain maximum heights (+ 24 … + 26C). Winter is mild and warm, the thermometer’s thermometer drops at least -4C. And in the mountains of Croatia, with a lot of snow, the ski season is always open.
A bit from the history of the origin of the country
In ancient times, Croatia was inhabited by the Illyrians, and even earlier in the centuries BC by the Celton tribes. The territory of modern Croatia in ancient times was captured by the ancient Romans and divided it into two parts – Pannonia and Dalmatia. This was in 200 BC. After the collapse of Rome, the Slavs settled in the country. In the 16th century, Croatia was conquered by the Ottoman Empire. For many centuries this country was constantly conquered, divided and enslaved. Croatia became an independent country only in 1991.
The local people have always been proud of their customs and traditions. Numerous historical cultural monuments, which are ancient and very valuable, have been preserved in this state. A large number of local holidays and festivals are the country’s annual traditional celebrations. One of these is the International Folk Music Festival, which takes place in the city of Zagreb.
If we talk about Croatian cuisine, then it is very similar to Italian, especially on the coast of Croatia, and in the central part and northern region of the country, European and Austro-Hungarian cuisine predominated.
Visitors, travelers, guests and tourists will never get bored in this country, because the top ten attractions in Croatia include the following architectural monuments and values: St. Vitus Cathedral in Rijeka, Cathedral in Zagreb and so on. Numerous beaches and Croatian islands are also unique attractions of Croatia.