Dobrodošli u Zagreb. Zagreb je siguran velegrad otvorenih vrata, burne povijesti i zanimljivih ličnosti, koji nudi vrhunske medicinske tretmane u modernim privatnim poliklinikama.
Klaster zdravstvenog turizma Zagreba okuplja najistaknutijie zagrebačke poliklinike, kao i turističke subjekte. Izdvojili smo neke važne informacije i linkove da Vam olakšamo i uljepšamo boravak u Hrvatskoj.
Zagreb je glavni grad Republike Hrvatske, njezino je upravno, političko i poslovno sjedište, sveučilišni centar, grad brojnih kulturnih događanja i velike ponude zabavnih sadržaja.
Grad je nastao iz dvaju srednjevjekovnih naselja, čija prva spominjanja datiraju iz 11. i 13. stoljeća i čiji su ostaci očuvani i danas. Danas ga nastanjuje cca 800.000 stanovnika. Prosječna ljetna temperatura je 20C, a prosječna zimska 1C.
Zagreb karakterizira stara gradska jezgra Gornjeg grada i živopisne ulice gradskog središta, rijeka Sava i planina Medvednica koja se uzdiže u pozadini grada. Obiluje zelenim površinama ugodnima za šetnju i izlete, a otvorene tržnice mame posjete turista.
Grad nudi niz kulturnih događanja tekom cijele godine i zanimljivu shopping ponudu.
Zračna luka udaljena je 17km od centra grada, uz redovit prijevoz do središta grada. Glavni željeznički kao i autobusni kolodvor smješten je u samom središtu grada, a dolazak autmobilom moguć je glavnim cestovnim pravcima iz srednje Europe prema južnoj ili zapadne prema istočnoj.
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Croatia is a Central European and Mediterranean country bordering Slovenia in the west, Hungary in the north, Serbia in the east, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the south; the country also has a long maritime border with Italy on the Adriatic.
Surface and Population
The Croatian area is 56.691 square kilometers and has about 4.29 million inhabitants (census of 2011). Nearly 90% of the population is Croatian (most of them are Roman Catholic), and there are Serbs, Bosnians, Hungarians, Italians and many other minorities.
Croatia has an unusual form that differs from any other country of the world, which is the result of five centuries of the spread of the Ottoman (Turkish) empire towards Central Europe.
The main centers of population are: Zagreb, the capital city (with a number of less than 800,000 inhabitants), Osijek in the northeast (107,000 inhabitants) and Rijeka (128,000 inhabitants) on the northern coast and Split (population: 178,000) towards the south. Other famous cities are Dubrovnik, Makarska, Poreč, Rovinj, Opatija, Zadar and Šibenik.
Croatian is an official language, written in a Latin script. Croatian letters have 30 letters - all letters of the English language, minus q, w, x and y, but with the addition of č, ć, đž, đ, lj, nj, š and ž. Most Croatians speak English.
Croatia has an incredible 5,835 km of coast, of which 4,057 km belongs to the islands, to the rocks and to the cliffs. There are 1,185 islands in the Adriatic, while only 50 are inhabited. The largest island is Krk (near Rijeka) with an area of 462 km2, while other famous islands of the island include Hvar, Brac, Korcula and Pag.
The climate is Mediterranean along the Adriatic coast, which means warm summers and mild winters, with an average of about 2,600 sunny hours per year - one of the sunniest coasts in Europe! The interior of the country has a continental climate with hot summers and cold, snowy winters.
Croatia hopes to join the euro, but by then the national currency is kuna, and one kuna is worth 100 lipa. You can exchange money at any bank, exchange offices, post offices, and almost all travel agents, hotels and camps. Most facilities and ATMs will also accept credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners, etc.
All payments in Croatia are legally required in the Croatian kuna, so you will have to change your currency to the Croatian kuna. The exchange rate of the kuna is closely related to the euro, which makes the kuna strong and stable.
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For a visit to Croatia, in most cases you will only need a valid passport. For EU citizens, you will need a sufficient ID card.
For further information, please contact diplomatic missions and consular offices abroad or visit the web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration.
The Customs provisions of the Republic of Croatia are aligned with the standards of the European Union. Foreign currency is freely inflated and amounts, while domestic is limited to 15,000 kunas. Better professional and technical equipment should be reported at the border. The tax refund for foreign nationals can be realized for goods purchased in excess of HRK 500, with the confirmation of the "Tax check" form when leaving the country.
Foreign tourists do not pay medical services if there is a signed Health Convention between Croatia and the country from which they come from.
Hospitals and clinics exist in all major cities, and in the ambulance and pharmacy and in smaller places. The cost of healthcare services to persons coming from countries with which no convention has been signed are charged according to the price list.
Domestic and foreign tourists in the Republic of Croatia during the summer tourist season can be assured that their health care will be available and will be handled specially in emergency cases.
Foreign tourists coming from European Union countries with their European Health Insurance Card, with which they can obtain irresistible medical help in Croatian healthcare institutions, so that in primary health care (family medicine, women's health care, pediatrics, dental health care) and hospitals.
Most shops are open on business days from 8 am to 8 pm, on Saturdays and Sundays until 2 pm and in the season and longer. Public services and business offices mostly work from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday.
Postal offices are open on business days from 7 am to 7 pm, in smaller places from 7 am to 2 pm. In major cities and tourist post office locations, they are open on Saturdays and Sundays. All public phones use phone cards that are sold in post offices and newspaper kiosks.
112 - ONE OF THE UNITED NATIONS ISSUES FOR HIS SERVICES
Number 112 is the unique European emergency number. You can call for urgent emergency services (police, firefighters, emergency medical help) at any number in the 112 free of charge in any EU country.
OTHER IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS
International Dialing Code for Croatia: + 385
Roadside Assistance: 1987
National Center for Rescue and Retrieval: 9155
General information: 18981
Local and long distance phone numbers information: 988
Information on international telephone numbers: 902
Weather Forecast and Road Conditions: 060 520 520
Croatian Auto Club (HAK): +385 1 4640 800
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