National Symbols of Croatia

Croatia is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, . The capital of Croatia is Zagreb.

The official language is Croatian and the Euro is the currency of the Croatia. The domain is .hr and the country code is +385.

National day is celebrated on 30 May 1990. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Croatia is no exception.

In Croatia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Croatian people. Rakija is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Croatia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Marko Marulić, Miroslav Krleža represent a national Croatian symbol.

The country was founded by Ante Starčević. The current president of Croatia is Zoran Milanović and Andrej Plenković is the Prime Minister.

In Croatia the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Croatian national anthem was written by Antun Mihanović and composed by Josip Runjanin.

Country information

Former name(s) Yugoslavia
Official name(s) Republic of Croatia
Alternative name(s) Republic of Croatia (official, English)
Regional location Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia
Country name etymology The most common theory derives it from Harahvat, the Old Persian name for the Arachosia or Helmand River, or from Harahuvatiš, the land surrounding it.
Climate Mediterranean and continental; continental climate predominant with hot summers and cold winters; mild winters, dry summers along coast
Terrain Geographically diverse; flat plains along Hungarian border, low mountains and highlands near Adriatic coastline and islands
Population 4,105,267
National Day 30 May 1990
Language(s) Croatian
Religion Christianity Catholicism, Orthodoxy, Protestantism & Islam
Country code +385
Literacy rate 99.1%
Currency Euro
Capital city Zagreb
Domain(TLD) .hr
Ethnicity Croats, Serbs
Head of government President
Nationality Croatian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 56,594 km2 (21,851 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (CET)
Average elevation 331 m (1,086 ft)
Coastline 5,835 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Croatia

Flag map of Croatia

Motto of Croatia

No official motto

National animal of Croatia

The National animal of Croatia is Meet Marten

National Animal of Croatia - Meet Marten

National flower of Croatia

The National flower of Croatia is Iris Croatica . Botanical name is Hrvatska Perunika.

National flower of Croatia - Iris Croatica

National bird of Croatia

The National bird of Croatia is Common nightingale

National bird of Croatia - Common nightingale

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Neighbouring countries of Croatia

Croatian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A good horse has many faults; a bad one has hardly any.

No solutions without discussions.

All things come to he who waits.

After rain comes sun.

First do your task, then talk about it

Without suffering, there is no learning.

First leap, then say: “jump”!

Crows will not pick out Crow’s eyes.

You can’t have both money and sheep.

People who make the most or the loudest threats are the least likely to take action.

Speak only the best of the dead.

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