Croatia facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz Which Croatian island is the largest?Both Krk and Cres. Krk had been thought to be the largest Adriatic island, with an area of 405.78 km2 until geographical survey and remeasurements done in 2011 determined that the neighboring island of Cres has an equal surface area. Krk is the most populous island in the Adriatic sea, with multiple towns and villages that contain a total of 19,383 (2011) inhabitants.Created by: NinjaiBalkans facts » Where did the Dalmatian breed originate?In Croatia. Their name reflects the origin of Dalmatia, a region on the Adriatic coast, in the early Middle Ages settled by the Croats.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskadog breeds facts » What plant is that?Bougainvillea are popular ornamental plants in most areas with warm climates.Created by: Ninjaiflowers facts » What is the capital city of Croatia?Zagreb is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Croatia. The city population is 0.8 million - about 19% of the total country population (4.2 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgSouthern Europe facts » Which river flows through Zagreb?Sava connects three national capitals: Ljubljana, Zagreb and Belgrade. Created by: globalquiz.orgrivers facts » What sea lies between Italy and Croatia?Adriatic Sea. The western shores of Adriatic Sea (in Croatia) are rocky, while the eastern (in Italy) are completely opposite - flat and sandy.Created by: globalquiz.orgoceans facts » Which country is Istria a part of?Croatia. Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The region was a part of Italy from 1919 to 1947. After the fascist takeover of Italy in 1922, the Italian government began a campaign of forced Italianization. In 1926, use of Slavic languages was banned, and Slavic family names were ordered to be changed to Italian.Created by: globalquiz.orgEurope facts » Which country is Dalmatia a part of?Croatia. Dalmatia is a historical region on the shore of the Adriatic Sea. Its name is derived from the Roman province of Dalmatia, which was however much larger than modern Dalmatia.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography facts » What is the subunit of the Croatian Kuna? (currency)Lipa. The kuna is the currency of Croatia, in use since 1994. It is subdivided into 100 lipa. The kuna is issued by the Croatian National Bank and the coins are minted by the Croatian Monetary Institute.Created by: Ninjaicurrencies facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.