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Airports

Croatia has 9 different international airports:

  • Brac | Aerodrome - Brac, 21400 Supertar, Terminal BB, Tel. (021) 559 715, (021) 559 711, Fax (021) 559 722.

  • Dubrovnik | Aerodrom - Dubrovnik, 20117 ailipi - Konavle, Tel. (020) 773 377, (020) 773 333l, Fax (020) 773 322.

  • Losinj | Aerodrom - Losinj, 51550 Mali Losinj, Privlaka bb, Tel (051) 231 666, (051) 235 148 Fax (051) 231 666

  • Osijek | Aerodrom - Osijek, 31000 Osijek, Vukovarska 67, Klisa, Tel (031) 514 441, (031) 514 442, (031) 574 440 Fax (031) 514 456

  • Pula | Aerodrom - Pula, 52100 Pula, Valtursko polje 210, Tel (052) 530 111, (052) 530 105, Fax (052) 550 914, (052) 550 915

  • Rijeka | Aerodrom - Rijeka, 51513 Omisalj, Krk, Tel (051) 842 132, Fax 051 842 132

  • Split | Aerodrom - Split, 21120 Split, Kastelanska cesta 96, p.p. 2, Tel (021) 203 555, (021) 203 171, Fax: (021) 203 422,

  • Zadar | Aerodrom Zadar, Zraãna Luka d.o.o, 23000 Zadar, p.p. 367, Tel (023) 205 800 , (023) 313 311, Fax (023) 205 809 , (023) 205 831

  • Zagreb | Aerodrom - Zagreb, 10150 Zagreb, Pleso bb, p.p. 40, Tel (01) 4562 222, (01) 6265 222 Fax (01) 6265 648,
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    Ambassies and consulates

  • Albania

    Embassy of Albania in Croatia, Juri¨iæeva 2a, 10000 Zagreb
    Phone: 385 1 4810 679 or 385 1 4810 680
    Fax: 385 1 4810 682

  • Australia

    Australian Embassy in Zagreb, Croatia
    Intercontinental Hotel, 6th Floor, Krsnjavoga 1, 10000 Zagreb
    Phone: 385 1 489 1200
    Fax: 385 1 483 1216, 483
    Email: australian.embassy@zg.tel.hr

  • Austria

    Austrian Embassy in Croatia, Jabukovac 39, 10 000, Zagreb
    Phone: 385 1 4834457 and/or 385 1 4834459
    Fax: 385 1 4834 461

    Consulate of Austria in Rijeka, Croatia, Stipana Konzula Istranina 2, 51000, Rijeka
    Phone: +385 51 33 85 54

  • Belgium

    Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium
    Pantovcak 125 B I, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4578 901, 4578 903
    Fax: 4578 902

  • Bosnia Herzegovina

    Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Torbarova 9, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4683 761, 4683 762, 4683 765
    Fax: 4683 764

  • Bulgaria

    Embassy of Bulgaria in Zagreb, Croatia, Novi Goljak 25, 10000, Zagreb
    Phone: 4823336 and/or 4823337
    Fax: 4823338

  • Canada

    Embassy of Canada
    Prilaz Gjure De¸elica 4, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4881 200; Fax: 4881 230

  • Chile

    Embassy of Chile in Zagreb, Croatia, Simicilasova 23/ 2, 10.000, Zagreb
    Phone: + 385 1 455 0468
    Fax: + 385 1 455 2054

  • China

    Embassy of the People's Republic of China
    Mlinovi 132, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4637 011; Fax: 4637 012

  • Czech Republic

    Embassy of the Czech Republic in Croatia, Savska cesta 41/VIII, HR-10 000, Zagreb
    Phone: ++3851/6121577 or 6121533
    Fax: ++3851/6176630
    Web Site: http://www.mfa.cz/zagreb
    Email: zagreb@embassy.mzv.cz

  • Denmark

    Royal Danish Consulate General in Croatia, Pantovcak 35, HR-10000, Zagreb
    Phone: +385 (1) 376 0536
    Fax: +385 (1) 376 0535
    Email: danski-konzulat@zg.tel.hr

  • Finland

    Embassy of Finland in Croatia, Berislaviceva 2/I, 10000, Zagreb
    Phone: 4811662
    Fax: 4819946

  • France

    French Embassy in Croatia, Hebrangova 2, 10000, Zagreb
    Phone: (0 (0 385) 1) 489 36 00
    Fax: (0 (0 385) 1) 489 36 60
    Web Site: http://www.ambafrance.hr/
    Email: presse@ambafrance.hr

  • Germany

    German Embassy in Croatia
    Ulica Grada, Vukovara 64, Zagreb, 10000
    Phone: 385 1 6158100 or 385 1 6158101
    Fax: 385 1 6158103
    Web Site: www.deutschebotschaft-zagreb.hr

  • Greece

    Embassy of Greece in Zagreb, Croatia, Opaticka 12, 10000, Zagreb
    Phone: (003851)4810444 or 4810437or 4810416
    Fax: 4810419
    Web Site: www.grembassy.hr
    Email: greece-embassy@grembassy.hr

  • Guinea-Bissau

    Embassy of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
    Tu¨kanac 31, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4834 122; Fax: 4834 122

  • Hungary

    Embassy of Hungary in Zagreb, Croatia, Pantovcak 255-257,10000 Zagreb
    Phone: 00-385-1-489-09-00
    Fax: 00-385-1-457-93-01
    Web Site: http://www.hungemb.hr/eng/

  • Egypt

    Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt
    Tu¨kanac 58a, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4834 272, 4834 275, 4834 276; Fax: 4834 247

  • India

    Embassy of India in Zagreb, Croatia, Boskoviceva 7a, 10000, Zagreb
    Phone: +385( 1)487 3239 or 487 3240 or 487 3241
    Fax: +385( 1)4817 907
    Web Site: http://www.ring.net/indija/
    Email: embassy.india@zg.tel.hr

  • Indonesia

    Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia
    Preradoviceva 34, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4856 099; Fax: 4854 914

  • Iran

    Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Pantovcak 125c, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4578 983, 4578 984 Fax: 4578 987

  • Ireland

    Honorary Consul, Address, Turinina 3, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Tel +385 1667 44 55, Fax: +385 1241 3901
    Email: acsain@cpad.hr

  • Italy

    Italian Embassy in Croatia, Meduliceva Ulica, 22, 10000, Zagreb
    Phone: 38 51 484 6386
    Fax: 38 51 484 6384
    Web Site: http://www.ambitalia.hr
    Email: ambitcub@cubacel.net

  • Ivory

    Embassy of Ivory Coast in Croatia, Pantovèak 131, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Phone: + 385 1 4579 081
    Fax: + 385 1 4578 898

  • Japan

    Embassy of Japan
    Ksaver 211, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4677 755 Fax: 4677 766

  • Jordan

    Consulate General of Jordan in Zagreb, Croatia, Graèanska cesta 81, 10 000, Zagreb
    Phone: 420353
    Fax: 422974

  • Macedonia

    Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Zagreb, Croatia, Petrinjska 29/1, 10000 Zagreb
    Phone: 385 1 49 22 902
    Fax: 385 1 49 22 903
    Email: amb.makedonije.zgb@zg.tel.hr

  • Malyasia

    Embassy of Malaysia
    Slavujevac 4a, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4834 346, 4834 347; Fax: 4834 348

  • The Netherlands

    Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands
    Medve¨cak 56, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4819 533; Fax: 4684 582
    website: www.netherlandsembassy.hr
    e-mail: nlgovzag@zg.tel.hr

  • Norway

    Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway
    Petrinjska 9/I, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4922 829, 4922 831; Fax: 4922 828, 4922 832

  • Pakistan

    Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
    Pasariceva 12, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 3646 161; Fax: 3646 161

  • Peru

    Consulate of the Republic of Peru
    Ksaverska cesta 19, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4677 325; Fax: 670 120

  • Poland

    Embassy of Poland in Zagreb, Croatia, Ul. Krlezin Gvozd 3, 10000 Zagreb
    Phone: (385 1) 489 9444
    Fax: (385 1) 483 4576

  • Portugal

    Consulate of Portugal in Croatia - Trg hrvatskih velikana 3/I, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Tel: 4614453
    Fax: 4655166

  • Romania

    Embassy of Romania in the Republic of Croatia
    Mlinarska nr.43, 10000, Zagreb
    Phone: +385-1-46.77.550; +385-1-46.77.856
    Fax: +385-1-46.77.854
    Email: veleposlanstvo.rumunjske@zg.htnet.hr or roamb.cro@zg.tel.hr

  • Russia

    Embassy of the Russian Federation in Zagreb, Croatia
    Address: 41000 Zagreb, Bosanska ulica, 44
    Phone: : +384 1 375-5038
    Fax: +384 1 375-5040
    E-mail: veleposlanstvo-ruske-federacije@zg.tel.hr
    Consular department
    Phone: +384 1 375-5038
    Telex: 6221343
    Fax: +384 1 375-5040

  • Slovakia

    Embassy of the Republic of Slovakia
    Prilaz Gjure De¸elica 10, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4848 941, 4848 944; Fax: 4848 942

  • Slovenia

    Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia
    Savska 41/IX, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel:6311 000,6311 011;Fax:6177 236

  • Sweden

    Embassy of the Kingdom of Sweden
    Frankopanska 22, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4849 322, 4849 333; Fax: 4849 244, 4849 329

  • Spain

    Embassy of Spain in Zagreb, Croatia, Meduliceva, 5.-10000 Zagreb
    Phone: 48 48 607/3/6/10
    Fax: 48 48 608, 48 48 605
    Email: embesphr@mail.mae.es

  • Switzerland

    Swiss Embassy
    Bogoviceva 3, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4810 891, 4810 895; Fax: 4810 890

  • Thailand

    Consulate of the Kingdom of Thailand
    Gunduliceva 18/IV, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 434 982; Fax: 434 982

  • Turkey

    Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
    Masarykova 3/II, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4855 200; Fax: 4855 606

  • UK

    Embassy of the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Vla¨ka 121/III, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4555 310; Fax: 4551 685

  • Ukraine
    Embassy of Ukraine
    Vocarska 52, 10000 Zagreb
    Tel: 4616 296, 4556 128; Fax: 4553 824

  • USA

    U.S. Embassy in Zagreb, Croatia, Andrije Hebranga 2, 10000 Zagreb
    Phone: 385 (1) 455 5500
    Web Site: http://www.usembassy.hr/
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    Animals / Pets

    If you are travelling with a pet you must be in possession of an international certificate for pets.
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    Boat

    The Croatian coastal towns and cities are served by ferry and ship services. The inhabited islands are linked with the mainland (and some of them also with other islands) by ferry/ship services. During the summer, the frequency of ferry sailings is usually increased and fast hydrofoil services are added. The summer sailing schedule normally remains in operation from 31 May to 28 September.

    International ferrylines

    Jadrolinija
    The main Croatian passenger shipping line, maintains the largest number of regular international and domestic ferry and shipping lines.

    International Car Ferries:
    Rijeka-Zadar-Split-Stari Grad (otok Hvar)-Korcula-Dubrovnik-Bari
    Split - Ancona - Split

    Korcula - Stari Grad (otok Hvar) - Split - Ancona
    Zadar - Ancona - Zadar
    Zadar - Brbinj (Dugi otok) - Ancona
    Dubrovnik - Bari - Dubrovnik
    Information on sailing times and fares is obtainable from the following addresses:

    Riva 16
    51000 Rijeka
    CROATIA P.O. Box 123
    Tel. (051) 666 111; (051) 211 444
    Fax. (051) 213 116
    Telex 24225
    Web: www.jadrolinija.hr
    Email: passdept_if@jadrolinija.hr


    Sem Marina
    The Croatian passenger shiping line which maintains the international daily ferry lines: Split - Ancona - Split.
    Season lines: Rijeka-Zadar-Split- Stari Grad (otok Hvar)-Korcula-Dubrovnik-Bari, Ancona - island Hvar - Ancona, Ancona - island Vis - Ancona, Zadar - Ancona - Zadar, Ancona - island Mali Losinj - Ancona.

    E-mail reservation and booking.
    Boktulijin put b.b.
    21000 SPLIT
    Republic of Croatia
    Tel. (021) 338 219, 338 292
    Fax. (021) 338 267
    Web: www.sem-marina.hr
    E-mail: booking@sem-marina.hr


    Adriatica
    The Italian passenger shiping line which maintains the regular international ferry lines Ancona - Split - Ancona ("Linea costa istriana")

    Booking
    Jadroagent - Split
    Gat sv. Duje 4
    Tel. (021) 338 227
    Fax. (021) 338 335

    The connection Trieste - Grado Lignano - Piran - Rovinj - Brijuni during the season

    Booking
    Jadroagent - Rijeka
    Tel. (051) 211 152
    Reservation:
    Eurostar travel
    Obala Pino Budicin 1, Rovinj
    Tel: 052 813 144
    Fax: 052 816 615
    E-mail: eurostar-travel@pu.tel.hr
    Web: www.adriatica.it

    SNAV
    The Italian company SNAV sails its fast line between Italy-Croatia in only 4 hours. Ancona, Civitanova, Giulianova and Pescara are connected to Split, Zadar and Croatian islands.
    Gat sv. Duje 4
    tel: (021) 322 252
    fax: (021) 322 253
    Web: www.snav.com
    E-mail: snav@st.hinet.hr, snav@inet.hr
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    Bus

    A very comprehensive coach network connects all parts of the country. There are regular international coach services connecting Croatia with all neighbouring countries, as well as Switzerland, France, Germany and Slovakia.
    Bus service between major cities (intercity lines) is quite frequent, as well as regional services. The most frequent bus terminal in Croatia is Bus Terminal Zagreb (in Croatian "Autobusni kolodvor Zagreb")

    Bus terminals:

  • Bus Terminal Autobusni kolodvor Dubrovnik
    20000 Dubrovnik
    Put Republike 38
    Telephones: 060 305 070
    Fax: 020 357 126


  • Bus Treminal Autobusni kolodvor Osijek
    31000 Osijek
    Trg Lavoslava Ru¸ičke 2
    Telephones: 060 33 44 66


  • Bus Treminal Autobusni kolodvor Pula
    52100 Pula
    ¦ijanska cesta 4
    Telephones: 052 500 012
    Fax: 052 535 158


  • Bus Terminal Autobusni kolodvor Rijeka
    51000 Rijeka
    ´abica 1
    Telephones: 060 30 20 10
    Fax: 051 332 532
    Web: www.autotrans.hr
    Email: autotrans@ri.htnet.hr


  • Bus Terminal Autobusni kolodvor Split
    21000 Split
    Obala kneza Domagoja 12
    Telephones: 021 338 469 , 060 327 327
    Fax: 021 338 540


  • Bus Terminal Autobusni kolodvor ¦ibenik
    22000 ¦ibenik
    Draga 14
    Telephones: 060 368 368
    Fax: 022 219 892
    Email: autotransport@si.htnet.hr


  • Bus Terminal Autobusni kolodvor Zadar
    23000 Zadar
    Ante Starčevića 1
    Telephones: 023 211 555
    Fax: 023 340 312


  • Bus Terminal Autobusni kolodvor Zagreb
    10000 Zagreb
    Avenija Marina Dr¸ića 4
    Telephones: 060 313 333 , (01) 6008 631
    Web: www.akz.hr
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    Casino's

    Minimal age 18. The most Croatian casinos are located in Hotels.

    Well known casinos:

  • Buje
    Mulino Casino Club is in Buje, Istarska, Croatia and is open weekdays 3pm-3am, weekends 1pm-4am. The casino features 120 slots and twenty-five table games. The property has one restaurant.
    Mulino Casino Club Address
    Skrile 75/A
    Buje, Istarska 52460
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    Website - www.mulino.hr
    General Information - +385 52 777 044
    FAX - +385 52 777 745

  • Opatija
    Casino Madonna is in Opatija, Primorsko-goranska, Croatia . The casino features sixty slots and four table games.
    Casino Madonna Address
    Marsala Tita 131
    Opatija, Primorsko-goranska 51410
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 51 272 240
    FAX - +385 51 272 011

  • Opatija
    Grand Hotel Adriatic is a Casino in Opatija, Primorsko-goranska, Croatia and is open daily 9pm-3am. The casino features forty slots and ten table games. The property has five restaurants and a hotel with 308 rooms.
    Grand Hotel Adriatic - Opatija Address
    Marsala Tita 200
    Opatija, Primorsko-goranska 51410
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    Website - www.hotel-adriatic.hr
    General Information - +385 51 719 161
    FAX - +385 51 719 025

  • Plovanaija
    Miro Hotel and Casino Minera is in Plovanija, Po¸e¨ko-slavonska, Croatia and is open daily, 8pm-3am. The casino features 250 slots and thirty-two table games.
    Miro Hotel and Casino Minera Address
    Portoroska 3
    Plovanija, Po¸e¨ko-slavonska 52460
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 52 777 050
    FAX - +385 52 777 050

  • Pula
    Las Vegas Casino is in Pula, Istarska, Croatia and is open daily 9pm-4am. The casino features seventy-eight slots and fifteen table games. The property has one restaurant and a hotel with 240 rooms.
    Las Vegas Casino Address
    Pula, Istarska 52100
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 52 380 350
    FAX - +385 52 214 175

  • Split
    Split Hotel & Casino Adriatic is in Split, Splitsko-dalmatinska, Croatia and is open slota and bars daily noon-4am, daily 9pm-4am. The casino features ten slots and four table games. The property has three restaurants and a hotel with 143 rooms.
    Split Hotel & Casino Adriatic Address
    Put trstenika 19
    Split, Splitsko-dalmatinska 21000
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    Website - www.hotelsplit.hr
    General Information - +385 21 303 111
    FAX - +385 21 303 011

  • Zagreb
    Casino Royal is in Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia and is open daily 9pm-7am. The casino features thirty slots and seven table games.
    Casino Royal Address
    Trg Sportova 9
    c/o Hotel Panorama
    Zagreb, Grad Zagreb 10000, Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 1 3092 653
    FAX - +385 1 3092 652

  • Varazdin
    Tourist Hotel & Casino is in Varazdin, Vara¸dinska, Croatia and is open daily 8pm-4am. The casino features twenty-four slots.
    Tourist Hotel & Casino Address
    Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1
    Varazdin, Vara¸dinska 42000
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 42 395 395
    FAX - +385 42 215 028

  • Umag
    Casino Soleil is in Umag, Istarska, Croatia and is open 6pm-3am, mon-thu, 6pm-7am, fri, noon-7am, sat, noon-3am, sun. The casino features 250 slots and eighteen table games.
    Casino Solei Address
    ss Katoro
    Umag, Istarska 52470
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 52 741 301
    FAX - +385 52 743 888

  • Zagreb
    Casino Vega is in Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia and is open 8pm-7am. The casino features thirty-five slots.
    Casino Vega Address
    Draskoviceva 43
    Zagreb, Grad Zagreb 10000, Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 1 4611 886
    FAX - +385 1 4611 926

  • Zagreb
    International Hotel & Casino is in Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia and is open daily 8pm-4am. The casino features fifteen slots and six table games. The property has one restaurant and a hotel with 370 rooms.
    International Hotel & Casino Address
    Miramarska Str. 24
    Zagreb, Grad Zagreb 41000
    Croatia
    Contact Information
    General Information - +385 1 6150 026
    FAX - +385 1 6159 459
    Hotel Reservations - +385 1 6108 800
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    Caves

    The diversity of Croatia's landscape, primarily the mountain ranges of Velebit, Mosor and Ucka, as well as the continental mountain ranges, are a real challenge for speleologists that can visit numerous caves throughout the whole year thanks to the favorable climate. A well-organized network of speleological societies and a helicopter equipped Mountain Rescue Service (GSS), enable all active holiday lovers to safely explore Croatia's caves. Besides caves suitable only for professional speleologists, Croatia has numerous so-called tourist caves that are specially suited and safe for amateurs.

    Croatias best known caves

    Of all mountainous areas, the Velebit and Mosor mountain ranges, as well as the Paklenica National Park have the most speleological sites such as caves and gorges suited for professionals that are familiar with techniques for climbing, descending into and moving through caves with full equipment etc. Here is a list of the best known caves:

    - Panjkova Cave Krsnje in the Kordun Area 12 385 m
    - Cave in the Tounj Quarry - Tounj 8 410 m
    - Veternica Medvednica by Zagreb 6 816 m
    - Jopiceve Caves - Kordun by Krnjak 6 564 m
    - Donja Cerovacka Cave - Southern Velebit by
    Gracac 2 510 m
    - Klementina Cave - Velebit 2 403 m
    - Mandelaja Cave - Ostarije by Ogulin 2 326 m
    - Munizaba Cave - Velebit 2 300 m
    - Ponorac Caves - Suvaja Kordun 2 232 m
    - Lukina Cave - Northern Velebit 1 392 m
    - Slovacka - Northern Velebit 1 017 m
    - Stara Skola - Biokovo 576 m
    - Vilimova Cave - Biokovo 572 m
    - Gorge on Bunjevac - South Velebit 534 m
    - Jama za kamenitim vratima - Biokovo 520 m
    - Fantomska Cave - Velebit 477 m
    - Ledenica in Lomska Valley - Velebit 451 m
    - Munizaba Cave - Velebit 448 m
    - Stupina Cave - Bitoraj 413 m
    - Nova velika jama - Biokovo 380 m
    - Jama kod Raspora - Raspor, Cicarija 361m
    - Biokovka - Biokovo 359 m
    - Podgracisce - Island of Brac 329 m
    - Klanski gorge (Gotovz) - by Rijeka 320 m
    - Puhaljka - Southern Velebit 320 m
    - Zaboravna Cave - Biokovo 311 m
    - Mala (Crna) Kicljeva Cave - Skrad, Gorski kotar 285 m
    - Balinka Plaski - Lika 283 m
    - Jama kod Matesica stana - Island of Brac 280 m
    - Pretnerova Cave - Biokovo 252 m
    - Semicka Cicarija - Istria 236 m

    Croatias tourist caves

    Tourist caves are speleological sites suitable for tourist and children who can visit them safely with the help of a guide during opening hours. Here is a list of tourist caves in Croatia:

    - Veternica on Medvednica above Zagreb
    - Grgosova Cave by Samobor
    - Vrlovka in Kamanj by Ozalj
    - Lokvarka by Lokve (Gorski kotar)
    - Vrelo by Fuzine (Gorski kotar)
    - Baredine Cave by Porecka Nova Vas (Istria)
    - Biserujka (Vitezica Cave) on the island of Krk
    (Hrvatsko Primorje)
    - Golubnjaca in Plitvice national park (Lika)
    - Samogradska Cave by Perusic (Lika)
    - Gornja Cerovacka Cave by Gracac (Lika)
    - Donja Cerovacka Cave by Gracac (Lika)
    - Manita Cave in Paklenica national park (Southern Velebit)
    - Vranjaca at the Southern Foot of Mosor (Dalmatia)
    - Modra Cave on the Island of Bisevo (Dalmatia)
    - Sipun in Cavtat (Dalmatia)
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    Children

    Croatia is very child friendly. Almost every accommodation is in Favour of children
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    Climbing

    See link
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    Climate

    Northern Croatia has a continental climate; Central Croatia has a semi-highland and highland climate, while the Croatian coast has a Mediterranean climate. Winter temperatures range from -1 to 30°C in the continental region, -5 to 0°C in the mountain region and 5 to 10°C in the coastal region. Summer temperatures range from 22 to 26°C in the continental region, 15 to 20°C in the mountain region and 26 to 30°C in the coastal region.
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    Criminality

    Croatia is a very safe country to visit. Criminality is like the standard of western European countries. There is little corruption in Croatia.
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    Customs regulations

    Customs regulations of the Republic of Croatia are in line with the standards of European Union countries. Foreign currency is freely brought in and taken out of the country (up to a value of 3.000 euros); up to a value of 15.000 kn for domestic currency. More expensive professional and technical equipment should be registered at the border. Dogs and cats, accompanied by their owner, need to have an International certificate from a registered veterinarian stating that at least 15 days and not more than six months have passed since their vaccination against rabies. Tax refund for goods purchased in Croatia over 500 Kuna in value with a validated "Tax cheque" at departure from the country. Information: Republic of Croatia Customs Administration (tel 01 6102 333);
    Web page for Croatia Custom office : www.carina.hr
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    Diving

    See: duiken
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    Drugs

    Possession, import and the use of any soft and hard drugs are strictly illegal.
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    B>Drugstore

    see: gezondheidszorg
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    Economy

    GDP, bn USD (estimated) 2003. 24.8
    GDP per capita, USD (estimated) 2003. 5,634
    Population, million (estimated) 2001. 4.4
    Industrial production (%) 1999. -1.4
    Inflation rate (%) 1999/98. 4.2
    Unemployment rate (%) 2003. 21.3
    Exports, mil USD 1999. 4.280
    Imports, mil USD 1999. 7.777
    Current account, mil USD 1999. -1468.5
    Central budget balance (% of GDP, estimated) 1999. -1.8
    Average monthly gross wage, USD 12/1999. 600.9
    Exchange rate HRK:USD 3/2003. 7.07
    Exchange rate HRK:EUR 3/2003. 7,58
    CNB's discount rate (%) 2/2003.. 4.50
    CNB's foreign exchange rate reserves, mil USD 3/2003.. 6,207.83*
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    Electricity

    220-240 volt/50hz.
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    Fishing

    Before embarking on a fishing expedition it is necessary to obtain a license. To obtain a license it is necessary to present proof of identity (passport, driver's license etc.) Licenses are issued by tourist agencies and offices in all towns along the coast.

    Licenses are issued for recreational angling, underwater spear-gun fishing, hand trolling, long lining and tuna fishing. The whole Adriatic Sea is open for fishing and special limitations are applied in aquatoria of national parks (Kornati, Brijuni, Krka, Mljet), and for some smaller locations.

    Cost of license varies according to whether one requires a daily, weekly or monthly license.

    Information are provided by:
    Administration of fishing and agriculture of the mediterranean Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, 10000 Zagreb, Ulica grada Vukovara 78, tel. 01/6106111, fax. 01/6109201, www.mps.hr
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    Flag

    In the Croatian Flag there is a shield with five coat of arms from the regions: Ilyria, Dubrovnik, Dalmatia, Istria and Slavonia.


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