Tuesday, December 20, 2011

postcard collection - Croatia

a postcard from Dubrovnik Croatia from Juvy

Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations on the Adriatic, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva county.

Official name: Republic of Croatia
Official language: Croatian
Alphabet: Latin
Currency: Kuna (100 lipa)
Population (last census): 4.784.265
Number of islands: 1,185 (66 inhabited)
Capital: Zagreb (nearly 1 million inhabitants)
Total state area: 89,810 km2 (55,6822 sq.mi)
Territory area (land): 56,610 km2 (35,336 sq.mi)
Aquatorium area (internal sea line): 33,200 km2 (20,584 sq.mi)
Marine economy region (territorial sea line): 23,870 km2 (14799 sq.mi)
Total economy area: 113,680 km2 (70,481 sq.mi)
Coastline length: 5,835 km (3,617 sq.mi)
Coastline length of mainland: 1,777 km (1,101 sq.mi)
Coastline length of islands: 4,058 km (2,515 sq.mi)

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