Charter Croatia Info
While getting ready for your exciting luxury yacht charter in Croatia, take few minutes to read very useful information about this stunning country of a thousand islands, so your precious yacht week will be even more pleasurable and memorable.
Land Area: 56,542 square kilometers + approximately 31,067 square kilometers of territorial waters
Coastline: 1,777 km + 4,000 km of island coastline
Regions: Coastal, Mountain and Pannonian region
Name of the Sea: Adriatic Sea (originally called “Jadransko more”)
Islands: 1185 (66 inhabited)
Population: Approximately 4, 437,500 inhabitants
Name of the Country: Although known as CROATIA, the original name is HRVATSKA, abbreviated as HR
Language: Croatian (even English, German and Italian are widely known by inhabitants)
Religion: Majority of population declares themselves as Roman-Catholic, there are also minorities of other religions as well as minority of atheists
Capital City: Zagreb
National Parks: Kornati Islands, Plitvice Lakes (famous waterfalls), The Krka River (famous waterfalls), Mljet Island, Brijuni Islands, Paklenica Canyon,Velebit Mountain, Risnjak Mountain
Monetary Unit: Kuna, abbreviated as KN (1 Kuna = 100 Lipa ). Foreign currencies are usually exchanged at exchange offices, banks, post offices, tourist agencies, hotels. Most shops, hotels, restaurants, highways are accepting major credit cards: Amex, Visa, Mastercard. Domestic banks’ ATMs are widely present in Croatia.
Time Zone: GMT + 1 hr in winter and GMT + 2hrs in summer
Telephone Code: +385
Electricity: Voltage of city power grid is 220 V, frequency of 50 Hz
Water: Tap water is of the highest quality and is drinkable in Croatia
Travel Documentation: Passport ( for some countries some other internationally recognized document is accepted as well)
Airports: Major airports are Split (SPU) and Zagreb (ZAG). Additionaly, there are smaller airports of Zadar (ZAD), Durovnik (DBV) and Osijek (OSI).