Geography of Croatia

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Geographic position

Croatia extends from the easterly edges of the Alps through the Pannonian lowlands to the banks of the Danube in the east. Its central region is covered by the Dinara mountain range. The coastline stretches along the Adriatic Sea, from the Istrian peninsula in the north to the city of Dubrovnik in the south. Read more

Croatia climate

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Croatia has three climatic zones: Continental, High altitude and Mediterranean. The prevailing climate in the country’s continental interior is moderately rainy. The area of high altitude with Croatia’s highest peaks have a mountain climate which includes snowfall. The areas along the Adriatic coast have a pleasantly mild Mediterranean climate with a large number of sunny days, summers are hot and dry and winters are mild and wet. Read more