Population of main cities including suburbs:
Zagreb (1,288,000); Split (190,000); Rijeka (145,000); Osijek (90,000); Zadar (70,000).
Croats: 89.63%; Serbs: 4.54%; Bosnians: 0.47%; Italians: 0.44%; Hungarians: 0.37%; Albanians: 0.34%; Slovenians: 0.3%; Others: 3.91%.
Other Languages Spoken:
The country has national minorities; Serb, Slovenian are spoken, as well as Italian, especially along the sea side, also German and Hungarian. Otherwise, especially in bigger cities and in tourist resorts along the coast a lot of people do understand at least the basics of English, Italian and German.
English (particularly used in the region of the capital Zagreb), along the coast also Italian and German may be used.
Catholics 87.83%, Orthodox 4.4%, Muslims 1.3%, Protestants 0.3%, Others 6.17%.
It is %T:%M %A In Zagreb
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National Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)
Type of State:
Republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy:
Upper-middle-income economy, Ex-Transition country..
Importance of the tourism sector in making a success of its economic development.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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