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The state in a southeast part of Europe. In the north borders on Slovakia and Hungary, in the east and the south with Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the south - small border with Montenegro, in the east with Serbia. In the west it is washed by waters of Adriatic sea. Extent of marine coast: 5.835 km, from them of 4.058 km - length of islands, islets and marine rocks. The area: the Continental part totals 56.542 km, and the area of a territorial sea makes 31.067 km. The highest mountain top - Dinara (1831).
In Croatia there are two climatic zones: on a continental part the is moderate-continental climate, partially and high-mountainous, and at the Adriatic coast - a pleasant Mediterranean climate with an abundance of sunny days, in the dry and hot summer, prevails in the soft and damp winter. The best time for rest - May and September.
The population of Croatia makes about 4,8 million persons. National composition: the majority of the population is made by Croats, Serbs, Slovenes, Hungarians, Italians, Czechs concern national minorities, etc.
Language: Croatian. Besides, speak in Italian, German, English. In Dalmatia - on a German and English.
Religion: Catholicism (77 %), Orthodoxy and Islam.
Currency: the Kuna, a token coin - a lipa. In circulation there are notes in 1000, 500, 100, 20, 10, 5 kunas, coins - 1, 2, 5 kunas and 10, 20, 50 lipas.
Exchange: it is possible to Exchange currency practically everywhere. The rate offered by set of banks and exchange offices, practically does not differ, but some banks do not take commission percent. To interchange kunas for US dollars and other hard currency it is possible far not in all exchange offices. Practically in all banks of the country it is possible to remove cash from a credit card. However cards Visa are accepted not everywhere. Banks are routinely opened from 7 o'clock till 19 o'clock without interruption.
Duty-free it is possible to remove from Croatia: strong alcoholic drinks - 1л, fault - 2л., cigarettes - 200 pieces, or cigars - 50 pieces, or tobacco - 250, perfumery, cosmetics, a foodstuff, subjects and things of house use - within a personal need; gifts and souvenirs for the sum to 300 Croatian kunas. Importation of fire-arms, explosives, an ammunition, antiquarian subjects, drugs and the subjects harming to an ozone layer is forbidden. Importation without the special permission of the subjects representing art or collection value is forbidden. The foreign exchange is freely imported and removed, domestic currency - to 2000 kunas. Dogs and cats should be accompanied on border and have the international certificate issued by the official veterinary surgeon, that vaccination from furiousness is manufactured not earlier than 15 days ago and not later than 6 months ago.
Routinely shops are opened from 8 o'clock till 20 o'clock. At coast, especially during a tourist season, the mode of operation can vary: with 6 to 12 and with 17 to 20 or 22 hours.
At good service at restaurant probably to approximate the bill at payment. It is not recommended to keep money for a table at restaurant. Sometimes service cost is switched on in the bill. «On tea» it is accepted to yield also to taxi drivers, barmen and guides.