Book Rental Car
Towns and Cities
More Croatian Cities
Croatia Country Information
Croatia Travel Downloads
Welcome to Travel Guide 2 Croatia, the site about travel, tourism and vacations in Croatia.
The Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Republika Hrvatska), usually simply called Croatia (Croatian: Hrvatska), is a country in East-central Europe with a coastline on the Adriatic Sea. Croatia has land borders with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. Croatia includes many islands in the Adriatic Sea, and its mainland is split into two parts by the short coastline of Bosnia and Herzegovina around the Bosnian town of Neum.
As of 2007, Croatia had an estimated population of 4,437,460. The largest city, by a quite considerable margin, is the capital city of Zagreb, which has a population of just over 0.7 million. Of the other cities in Croatia, only two, Rijeka and Split have populations of over 100,000, although there are 35 other towns and cities with populations of 10,000 or more.
Croatia's economy is principally based around services, and includes tourism as an important contributor - in 2006, the country was visited by approximately 8.9 million foreign tourists. After services, industry is the second largest economic sector, and important industries in Croatia include shipbuilding, food processing and chemicals.
Croatia has had to go through a relatively difficult transition to a post-Communist economy. It should also be remembered, that this transition involved not only a war, but reorientating the country's trade to be focused on European Union countries, instead of Yugoslavia and the Soviet economic bloc. As this transition has progressed, the rate of economic growth has thus improved. Nevertheless, there are still significant problems in the Croatian economy, including high unemployment, some corruption, and a backlog in the courts and judiciary. These difficulties are now gradually being overcome, and Croatia hopes to join the European Union in the next few years, probably in 2009 or 2010.
Please share your comments about Croatia:
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.
Unless specifically noted on the page in question, our company is NOT associated with attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.
All information about attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may be change at any time. Readers are advised to check with their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.
Copyright © 2007-2022, Answers 2000 Limited
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S.à r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures
In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.