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About Croatia

Croatia is a country in southeastern Europe, formerly a constituent republic of Yugoslavia. The country is bordered in south west by the Adriatic Sea, which is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea. Slovenia and Hungary are bordering Croatia in north, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia in east, it has a short border with Montenegro, and it shares a maritime border with Italy.

With an area of 56,594 km² the country is slightly larger than bordering Bosnia and Herzegovina, or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of West Virginia.

To the north-west of the country between the Gulf of Trieste and the Kvarner Gulf lies Istria, the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. East of Istria rise the Velika Kapela and the Mala Kapela (the Large and Small Chapel) a mountain range that belongs to the Dinaric Alps which extend along the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Within the Dinaric Alps sits Mount Dinara (1,831 m; 6,007 feet) Croatia's highest point. The eastern portion of the country is known as Slavonia, one of Croatia's four historical regions. The southern part of the country is known as Dalmatia, also a historical region, the narrow coastal strip was for a long time part of the Republic of Venice (1420-1797). Major rivers in Croatia are the Sava and the Danube.

Croatia has a population of 4,225,000 people (in 2015). Zagreb is the capital and the largest city in the country with about 800,000 residents, more than 1.2 million people live in Zagreb's urban area. The city is located at the Sava river, at the southern slopes of Mount Medvednica in the northern central part of the country.

Map is showing Croatia and the surrounding countries with international borders, the national capital Zagreb, province capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads and airports.


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Political Map of Croatia
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Cities and towns in Croatia

The map shows the location of following Croatian cities and towns:

Baderna, Batina, Benkovac, Bjelovar, Bosanska Gradiska, Bunic, Cakovec, Cazma, Daruvar, Dvor, Gospic, Gracac, Hrvatska Dubica´, Dubrovnik (prominent tourist destination, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Imotski, Jablanac, Josipdol, Karlobag´, Karlovac, Klana, Knin, Koprivnica, Kutina, Lovinac´, Makarska, Makarska, Metkovic, Nasice, Nova Gradiska, Novska, Obrovac, Ogulin, Omis, Osijek (economic and cultural center of Slavonia; pop. 130,000), Pakrac-Durdevac, Pavlovac, Plavca Draga, Ploce, Popovaca, Porec, Pozega, Prozor, Pula, Rijeka (principal seaport and the third largest city in Croatia; pop. 130,000), Rovinj, Senj, Sibenik, Sinj, Sisak, Slavonski Brod, Split (second-largest city of Croatia; pop. 180,000), Trogir, Udbina, Umag, Varazdin, Vinkovci, Novi Vinodolski, Virovitica, Vodice, Vojnic, Vrbovec, Vukovar, Zadar, and the countries capital Zagreb.

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