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Travel information about Croatia
Croatia is a nation located in Central and Southern Europe. The total area of Croatia is 56,594 km2 and a population of 4,284,889. Croatia is 18th on the world’s most famous tourist destinations. Mountainous landscapes fit to go mountain biking and rock climbing or blue seascapes good for sailing, scuba diving, sea kayaking, and rafting, as well as it is located within enticing neighboring countries and to showcase you with an alluring environment beyond the borders and discover the treasures that each land has to offer.
Capital city of Croatia: Zagreb
Closest neighbors to Croatia: Closest neighbor of Croatia are Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Slovenia.
Best times to visit Croatia: July to August are the months best for visitors to travel for the weather is pleasant. Although it’s also the time where prices are high and the beaches are busy.
How to get to Croatia: There are direct flights from the UK to Croatia’s airports on its 4 major cities but flights from the US specifically from New York will take 14 hours connecting flights included.
Visa requirements for Croatia: You don’t need a visa to enter Croatia if you’re a US citizen but you are required to have a valid passport for 90 days.
Currency of Croatia: Croatian Kuna (HRK) is the currency of Croatia.
Official Language of Croatia: Croatian is the official language of Croatia.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Croatia
There are 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Croatia and 15 on their tentative list
- Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Pore? (1997)
- Historic City of Trogir (1997)
- Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
- Old City of Dubrovnik (1979, 1994)
- Stari Grad Plain (2008)
- Ste?ci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (2016)
- The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik (2000)
- Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar (2017)
- Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe (2007, 2011, 2017)
- Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979, 2000)
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.