Time difference: GMT + 2
Language: Croatian is the official language of Croatia. English is spoken in some of the larger resorts.
Electrical current/plugs: Plug sockets have two round pins and have a current of 220 - 240V.
Religion: There is no official religion of Croatia and the vast majority of the population are Christian, mainly Roman Catholic.
Water: Tap water in Croatia is safe to drink, and bottled water is widely available.
Politics: Croatia is a nominal democracy with a Prime Minister as head of the Government in a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the Government and the President of Croatia.