Geography in Croatia

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Geography in Croatia


The continent: Europe
  
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Area in Croatia


Surface area

56 590 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 233 (46,78%); 26 place in Europe from 53 (52,83%)

Land area

55 960 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 123 in the world of 230 (46,96%); 26 place in Europe from 52 (51,92%)

Territorial waters

630 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 115 in the world of 153 (25,49%); 31 place in Europe from 38 (21,05%)

Land use in Croatia


Land area

55 960 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 123 in the world of 230 (46,96%); 26 place in Europe from 52 (51,92%)

Agricultural land

26,96 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 136 in the world of 208 (35,10%); 35 place in Europe from 46 (26,09%)
11,60 % (2,32 % annual) ↘
min: 20,91; max: 43,00; max-min: 22,09 (51,37%); mid: 31,95;
-4,99 (-18,51%)
15 088 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 135 in the world of 209 (35,89%); 30 place in Europe from 46 (36,96%)
11,60 % (2,32 % annual) ↘
min: 11 690; max: 24 040; max-min: 12 350 (51,37%); mid: 17 865;
-2 777 (-18,41%)
0,343 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 207 (45,89%); 29 place in Europe from 46 (39,13%)
12,06 % (2,41 % annual) ↘
min: 0,264; max: 0,558; max-min: 0,294 (52,68%); mid: 0,411;
-0,068 (-19,76%)

Arable land

14,53 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 80 in the world of 206 (61,65%); 32 place in Europe from 46 (32,61%)
11,21 % (2,24 % annual) ↗
min: 14,53; max: 21,68; max-min: 7,15 (32,96%); mid: 18,10;
-3,57 (-24,59%)
7 500 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 206 (44,17%); 30 place in Europe from 46 (36,96%)
20,59 % (4,12 % annual) ↗
min: 7 500; max: 15 120; max-min: 7 620 (50,40%); mid: 11 310;
-3 810 (-50,80%)
0,178 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 82 in the world of 206 (60,68%); 27 place in Europe from 46 (43,48%)
15,31 % (3,06 % annual) ↗
min: 0,178; max: 0,316; max-min: 0,139 (43,87%); mid: 0,247;
-0,069 (-39,08%)

Forest area

34,35 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 205 (56,10%); 19 place in Europe from 45 (60%)
0,104 % (0,021 % annual) ↘
min: 33,09; max: 34,35; max-min: 1,26 (3,66%); mid: 33,72;
0,629 (1,83%)
19 220 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 109 in the world of 206 (47,57%); 26 place in Europe from 45 (44,44%)
0,104 % (0,021 % annual) ↘
min: 18 500; max: 19 220; max-min: 720 (3,75%); mid: 18 860;
360 (1,87%)
0,455 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 82 in the world of 204 (60,29%); 14 place in Europe from 45 (71,11%)
4,48 % (0,895 % annual) ↘
min: 0,387; max: 0,455; max-min: 0,068 (14,93%); mid: 0,421;
0,034 (7,47%)

Terrestrial protected areas

37,73 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 13 in the world of 204 (94,12%); 6 place in Europe from 44 (88,64%)
20,86 % (4,17 % annual) ↘
min: 7,74; max: 37,73; max-min: 29,99 (79,49%); mid: 22,74;
15,00 (39,74%)
22 215 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 202 (59,41%); 17 place in Europe from 44 (63,64%)
0,0009397 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 202 (76,73%); 11 place in Europe from 44 (77,27%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Croatia


Length of land borders

2 237 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 166 (50,60%); 12 place in Europe from 46 (76,09%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 10 place in Europe from 45 (80%)

Coastline

5 835 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 22 in the world of 191 (89,01%); 8 place in Europe from 38 (81,58%)

Elevation in Croatia


mean elevation

331 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 105 in the world of 163 (36,20%); 23 place in Europe from 41 (46,34%)

highest point

1 831 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 132 in the world of 232 (43,53%); 29 place in Europe from 52 (46,15%)

Main parameters in Croatia


Population

4 224 404 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 233 (45,49%); 27 place in Europe from 53 (50,94%)
4,58 % (0,916 % annual) ↗
min: 4 140 000; max: 4 780 000; max-min: 640 000 (13,39%); mid: 4 460 000;
-235 596 (-5,58%)

Surface area

56 590 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 233 (46,78%); 26 place in Europe from 53 (52,83%)

Population density

75,12 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 132 in the world of 230 (43,04%); 37 place in Europe from 52 (30,77%)
5,10 % (1,02 % annual) ↗
min: 74,61; max: 85,49; max-min: 10,88 (12,73%); mid: 80,05;
-4,94 (-6,57%)

Population growth rate

-0,331 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 202 in the world of 216 (6,94%); 39 place in Europe from 49 (22,45%)
22,73 % (4,55 % annual) ↘
min: -5,81; max: 3,73; max-min: 9,55 (255,77%); mid: -1,04;
0,710 (-214,93%)

Surface area

1,34 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 131 in the world of 233 (44,21%); 37 place in Europe from 53 (32,08%)
4,38 % (0,875 % annual) ↘
min: 1,18; max: 1,37; max-min: 0,182 (13,36%); mid: 1,27;
0,066 (4,89%)