Capital: Zagreb

Population: 4,254,642 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)

Official Language: Croatian

Unofficial Languages: Serbian, Hungarian, Albanian, Czech, Slovak, and others

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Croat, Serb, Bosniak, Slovene, Hungarian, Czech, and others

Largest Cities: Zagreb, Split, Rijeka

Main Sport: Football, Handball, Basketball

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1) 

Epiphany (January 6)

Easter Sunday and Easter Monday (March 27-28)

Labour Day (May 1)

Corpus Christi (May 26)

Anti-Fascist Resistance Day (June 22)

Croatian National Day (June 25)

Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day (August 5)

Feast of the Assumption (August 15)

Independence Day (October 8)

All Saints’ Day (November 1)

Christmas (December 25-26)