Click to see country in continent: Croatia
Capital: Zagreb Population: 4,5 mln Surface: 56,542 sq km Languages:
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Dalmatia is the coastal region of Croatia from the Kvarner Riviera in the north to Dubrovnik in the south.
Dalmatia is named after the Dalmati, an Illyrian tribe who lived in the area around 1200 B.C.
The Dalmatian dog, also known as the Dubrovnik hunter, originally came from Dalmatia
Exact population: 4,480,043 (July 2011 est.) Literacy: Total population: 98.5%; male: 99.4%; female: 97.8% Ethnicities: Croat 89.6%, Serb 4.5%, other 5.9% (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Roma) (2001 census) Land boundaries: Total: 2,197 km; border countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina 932 km, Hungary 329 km, Serbia and Montenegro (north) 241 km, Serbia and Montenegro (south) 25 km, Slovenia 670 km Terrain: Geographically diverse; flat plains along Hungarian border, low mountains and highlands near Adriatic coastline and islands Extremes: Lowest point: Adriatic Sea 0 m; highest point: Dinara 1,830 m Imports: Italy 17.1%, Germany 15.5%, Russia 7.3%, Slovenia 7.1%, Austria 6.9%, France 4.4% (2004) Exports: Italy 23%, Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.4%, Germany 11.4%, Austria 9.6%, Slovenia 7.6% (2004) Industries: Chemicals and plastics, machine tools, fabricated metal, electronics, pig iron and rolled steel products, aluminum, paper, wood products, construction materials, textiles, shipbuilding, petroleum and petroleum refining, food and beverages; tourism