Where is Croatia?

Croatia is located in the Southern Europe region at latitude 45.1 and longitude 15.2 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 45Β° 6' 0.00'' N
  • 15Β° 12' 0.00'' E

You can see the location of Croatia on the world map below:

Pin pointing out the location of Croatia on the East Europe Map

Croatia Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Croatia (HR) are:

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA)
  2. Hungary (HU)
  3. Montenegro (ME)
  4. Serbia (RS)
  5. Slovenia (SI)

Maritime Borders

Croatia borders the Adriatic Sea.

Croatia Related Content

Croatia Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 45.1
Longitude: 15.2
Country CodesAlpha 2: HR
Alpha 3: HRV
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡­πŸ‡·
Int. Phone Prefix+385
Capital cityZagreb
Southern Europe
Country Area56,594 sq km
Population 20213,899,000
World Rank: 128
Median Age43.7
Life expectancy77.6
Major languagesCroatian (official) 95.6%, Serbian 1.2%, other 3% (including Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and Albanian), unspecified 0.2% (2011 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.hr
Biggest AirportZagreb Airport (ZAG)
Average temperature10.90 Β°C
51.62 Β°F
Administrative Divisions1 city 20 counties
Political systemParliamentary republic

Croatia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyKuna (HRK)
GDP in 2020$57.2 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 78
GDP per capita in 2020$14,132
World Rank: 55
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, tourism, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesGermany, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, China
Top 5 Export CountriesItaly, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Biggest Cities in Croatia

Here are the largest cities in Croatia based on 2021 data:

City Population
Zagreb 790,017
Split 178,102
Rijeka 128,624
Osijek 84,104
Zadar 75,082
Velika Gorica 63,517
Pula 57,053
Slavonski Brod 56,769
Karlovac 53,134
Sibenik 46,332

Map of Croatia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Europe Region