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Croatia Facts And Figures

Facts About Croatia

Information TypeCroatia Data
Population4,464,844 (July 2015 est.)
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)$91.10 billion (2015)
GDP Per Capita$21,600 (2015 est.)
Inflation Rate-0.5% (2015)
CurrencyKuna (HRK)
Exchange Rate Versus U.S. Dollar6.81 kunas = 1 U.S. dollar (June 2016)
LanguageCroatian
CapitalZagreb
Population of Capital City687,000 (2015)
Time ZoneGMT plus 1
SeasonsContinental: warm summers, cold winters
Mediterranean: hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters
International Dialing Code385
Electricity230V / 60 Hz; Plug Type: C, F
 GovernmentParliamentry Republic
Name and Party Affiliation
of Current Leader
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic (Since February 2015)
Income Tax Rate for Residents12% to 40%, depending in Gross Income
Property Tax0%, Acquisition of a Building is subject to a rate of 5%
Capital Gains Tax25% to 40%
Inheritance Tax0% for first line of succession; 5% for Inherited or donated property.
Rental Income Tax15% (for non-residents)
Transfer Tax5%
Sales Tax23%
Restrictions on Foreign
Ownership of Property
Foreigners from a country with a reciprocity agreement with Croatia can hold property in their own name; otherwise, use a Croatian corporation
Local Chamber of CommerceRooseveltov trg 2
10000 Zagreb
Phone: +385.(0)1.4561.555
American Chamber of Commercewww.amcham.hr
Kršnjavoga 1
10000 Zagreb
Phone: +385.1.4836.777
Primary ExportsTransport equipment, textiles, chemicals, foodstuffs, fuels
Residency and Visa RequirementsTourist Visa: automatic 90 days upon entry

Residency: employment and business visas; permanent residency established after 5 years of Temporary Residence Permit holding

Citizenship: with renouncement of foreign citizenship, Croatia as your registered place of permanent residence for a continual 5 years, and proficiency of Croatian language and Latin script

Special Benefits for Foreign Residents or RetireesTax-free incomes on: overseas pension; interest payments on loans, investments, securities, deposits; capital gains from security trading and real estate
National AirlineCroatia Airlines
http://www.croatiaairlines.com/

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