Croatia, or the Croatian Republic, is a republic country with a parliamentary system located in the southeastern region of the European continent. Croatia shares borders with Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Hungary, and Serbia, in addition to Montenegro. The length of its geographical borders with the surrounding countries, with which it shares border points, is approximately two thousand and two hundred kilometers. The longest common border is the one that unites it with Bosnia and Herzegovina; Where the length of this border is about nine hundred and thirty kilometers, and the shortest limit is what it shares with Montenegro and Serbia, which reaches approximately two hundred and seventy kilometers.
area of croatia
The area of Croatian land is estimated at about fifty-six thousand square kilometers, and its official capital and largest city is Zagreb. The official language prevalent and widespread among the Croatian people is the Croatian language. As for the Croatian people, their number was estimated at about four million and three hundred thousand people, according to the predictions of the year two thousand and eleven AD, and the population is called the Croat.
Most of the Croatian people belong to the Croatian ethnicity, amounting to approximately eighty-nine percent, while the rest of the population belongs to the Serbs and other ethnicities. In the year one thousand nine hundred and ninety-one AD, the independence of Croatia from Yugoslavia was declared, and the independence of Slovenia from Yugoslavia was also declared at the same time. The currency in circulation is the Croatian kuna, and finally the Croatian territory has a mostly moderate continental climate.
Religions in Croatia
There are several religions spread among the population on the Croatian territory, the majority of the Croatian people are Roman Catholic, with a percentage of more than eighty-six percent of the total population, while the followers of the Eastern Orthodox Church are estimated at about more than four percent, while the followers of Protestantism and followers of other denominations constitute an estimated percentage. By about six tenths of a percent, and finally, the proportion of Muslims living on Croatian lands approached about one and a half percent. It is noteworthy that there is a percentage of atheists and agnostics, and followers of other religions.
In addition to the common official language, Croatian, there is a spread among the people of languages known as minority languages, and these languages include: Hungarian, Czech, Italian, Russian, Slovak, and Serbian.
It dominates the Croatian economic sector services sector, followed by both the industrial and agricultural sectors, and tourism in Croatia and is considered important and vital sectors far, Croatia and occupies center ahead of the list of the most popular tourist destinations on the level of the whole world.
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