Zagreb, Croatia

The city Zagreb (wikipedia) is the cultural, scientific, economical, political and administrative center of the Republic of Croatia with seat of Parliament, and hosting the President and Government of the Republic of Croatia. It has a thousand-year-old tradition (written documents first mention Zagreb in 1094) and one of the oldest universities in Europe with the university of Zagreb (wikipedia) founded in 1669.
The population of the city is around 800,000, and of its urban agglomeration around 1,000,000.

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A useful link to Promotional printed material by the Zagreb Tourist Board: click here

Practical info

Time zone: Central European Time

Currency: Kuna (kn) and lipa (lp) with 1 lp = 1/100 kn
Exchange rates:
1 € = 7.5 kn (approx.)
1 $ = 7 kn (approx.)
For current exchange rate, check here.
Note: January 1st 2023 Croatia will enter Eurozone (i.e. transfer to EURO as a currency), therefore starting from September all prices will be shown in kn and EUR (but payments will be possible in kn only)

Electricity: 220V, 50 Hz (standard european type of power plugs)


The city of Zagreb has a continental climate with cold winters and quite sunny and warm summers. The temperature in late October in Zagreb is usually around 10 degrees, and rainy days are quite common. On average, for the time period 1949-2020, in October Zagreb has 10 rainy days.