Where is Croatia? Location Map, Geography, County Profile & Facts

Croatia officially the Republic of Croatia, Croatia is a Country situated between central and eastern Europe bordering the Adriatic Sea between Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It lies between latitudes 45.1000° North and longitudes 15.2000° East.

Location Map of Croatia

Where is Croatia Located
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Where is Croatia Located?

The given location map of Croatia shows that Croatia is located in the central-south part of Europe continent. Croatia map also shows that Croatia shares its international boundaries with Slovenia in the north, Italy in the west, Hungary in the northeast, Bosnia-Herzegovina in the southeast, Serbia in the east, and Montenegro in the southeast. It also has coastline opening into the Adriatic Sea.

Croatia has had long history of its governance system under which it was ruled hundreds of years by several rulers; however, in the year 1991, Croatia became independence. Likewise, Croatia adopted a democratic parliamentary republic characterized with multi-party system. Besides, Croatia is member of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, NATO, WTO, and CEFTA.

Moreover, country has several beautiful landscapes and other tourist places. Country has some of the beautiful lakes, coastal areas, and picturesque mountain ranges. Hence, in recent times, tourism in Croatia has quite developed. Thousands of tourists from neighbor countries as well as from other part of the world are coming here for their holidays every year.

Quick Facts About Croatia

Continent Europe
Where is Located Croatia is a country located in the Southern Europe
Coordinates 45.1000° N, 15.20° E
Capital Zagreb
Largest City Zagreb
Neighboring Countries Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia
Administrative divisions20 counties
Area 21851 sq. mi
Population 2021 census3,871,833(128th)
Population Density68.4/km2 (177.2/sq mi) (152th)
Official Language Croatian
Currency Croatian kuna (HRK)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeHR
ISO Alpha-3 Code HRV
ISO Numeric Code191
GDP PPP 2022 estimate$145 billion (80th)
Gini (2020) 28.3
HDI (2021)0.858 (40th)
Calling code +385
Time Zone CET (UTC+1)
Internet TLD .hr and .eu
Official Websitehttps://vlada.gov.hr/en

Counties in Croatia

Croatia is divided into 20 counties and the capital city of Zagreb. This is list of countries in Croatia with their seat, area and population.

CountySeatArea (km2)Population
Brod-PosavinaSlavonski Brod2,043130,782
Primorje-Gorski KotarRijeka3,582266,503
Zagreb CountyZagreb3,078301,206
City of ZagrebZagreb641769,944

Places to Visit in Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National ParkDiocletian's PalaceSea OrganKrka National Park
Pula ArenaDubrovnikGolden Horn BeachMuseum of Broken Relationships
Blue GrottoSplitPark Šuma MarjanWalls of Dubrovnik
TrogirPulaDubrovnik Cable CarKorčula
Mljet National ParkZadarLokrumNational Park Kornati
Market DolacCathedral of ZagrebFortica FortressHvar
Skradinski Buk waterfallPaklenica National ParkLovrijenacPark Maksimir
Saint Domnius CathedralKatedrala sv. JakovCrkva sv. DonataFortress Klis
Brijuni/Brioni National ParkAquapark IstralandiaArch of the SergiiTemple of Augustus
St. Michael's FortressStone GateRisnjak National ParkThe Greeting to the Sun
Paradise BeachJama - Grotta BaredineElaphiti IslandsBellevue Beach
Updated On: November 27, 2022