Facts about Croatia

Croatians get about 2.715 hours of sunshine a year

The Dalmatian is a breed from the Dalmatia region

Dubrovnik is used as a set for Game of Thrones

The capital city of Croatia is Zagreb

Up to 1991 Croatia was part of Yugoslavia

It has 1244 islands, isles and reefs

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Europe’s Croatia is located on the Balkan Peninsula, right next to the Adriatic Sea. With its incredible beauty it attracts millions of visitors every year. You can explore nature in 8 national parks, 11 nature parks and 2 nature reserves.

The mild Mediterranean climate and gorgeous beaches on the Dalmation Coast is another reason tourists flock to Croatia. And picture perfect towns like Dubrovnik, Porec, Split, Zadar and capital Zagreb make this European country hard to resist.

Only just over 4 million people live in this beautiful country, a member of the European Union.