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"Croatia joined NATO in 2009. Then in 2013 Croatia joined the EU. Meanwhile tourism is flourishing. The population of Croatia is 4.3 million."

Fun Facts and Trivia:

"The dog breed Dalmatian can be traced back to Croatia and the Dalmatia region."

Customs and Culture:

Some words to learn before you go: "Dobro jutro" (good morning), "dobro dan" (good day), and "dobro veèer" (good evening).

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 Quick Facts: Entry & Exit, Safety & Security 

Vaccinations: Routine vaccinations & Hepatitis A

Visas: Not required for US citizens for a stay up to 90 days

What to Pack"Summer is hot, hot, hot. Peak season months, June through August, can be overwhelmingly hot – especially for those from colder climates. Choose light fabrics – they are your friend."

When You Arrive

Water Safety: Drink bottled water

Currency: Croatian Kuna Exchange Rate

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"The history of Dubrovnik is remarkable. An independent, merchant republic for 700 years (abolished by Napoleon in 1806), it traded with Turkey and India in the East and had trade representatives in Africa. It even had diplomatic relations with the English court in the Middle Ages."

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