General Information

Short Facts about Croatia

  • Official name: Republic of Croatia
  • Official language: Croatian
  • Alphabet: Latin
  • Currency: Kuna
  • Population (last census): 4.784.265
  • Number of islands: 1,185 66 (inhabited)
  • Capital city: Zagreb (nearly 1 million inhabitants)

Basic data about the island of Pag

Pag is one of the largest islands in the Adriatic Sea. With it's 270 km of coastline is one of the islands with the longest coastal line. When the 1969. years over Ljubacki gate built bridge, the island of Pag is actually a peninsula. Long, 301 meter Pag bridge connects the island with the mainland. Population of the island has been occupied with cattle breeding, agriculture, fishing, olive growing and beekeeping, and in the town of Pag with the production of salt ...Livestock has always had a very important role, but until now only held the sheep breeding, which was and remained one of the most important industries. Agriculture is also represented in the branches of activity which are agricultural lands, most covered field, gardens and vineyards. Olive oil is also well-developed agriculture on the island of Pag. Fishing has also been up to today, the rest developed. Tourism is the most important industry on the island of Pag.


The climate along the island of Pag is a typical Mediterranean one, with mild, rainy winters and hot and dry summers. Summer temperature sin July rise till 35C! Sea temperature: average May- Semptember 17,9 - 23,8C (64,2 – 74,8 F) Salinity: approximately 38 %


Standard time zone: UTC/GMT + 1 hour

Currency, money and banks

Croatia's unit of currency is the Kuna (kn), which is divided into 100 lipa. Coins of 5, 10, 20 and 50 lipa, and 1, 2, and 5 Kuna. There are notes of 5, 10, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000 Kuna. You can pay in Kuna at any place or for any service of product you use. Banks (banka) are generally open Monday to Friday 8.00 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 8.00-12.00 AM. Money can also be changed in post offices, travel agencies and exchanged bureaux (mjenjacnica), which have more flexible hours.

The Kuna is approximately 1 EUR = 7, 50 Kn

Credit Cards

All major credit cards, such as American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard, VISA, Diners, etc are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

Travel documentation

Passport or some other internationally recognised identification document.


It's quite safe to travel all over Croatia. You can safely walk in any town at night, but use your common sense, as always.


Voltage: 220 V, 50hz. Sockets take 2 square-pin plugs. Appliances designed to operate on 110/120 V need a voltage converter and plug adapter.


Tap water is portable throughout Croatia.

  • Conutry code is: +385
  • Pag area code is: 053
  • Emergency number: 112

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