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Zagreb Travel Guide, Croatia

The city of Zagreb is the capital city for the country of Croatia. It is one of the very important cities for Croatia due to its varied importance which is in the fields of government, economics, cinema, science, and culture. Another reason why the importance of this city increases is its geographical location which is the southwestern part of Pannonian Basin. This also extends till Pannonic, Adriatic, Dinaric, and Alpine regions. It is this location which becomes the best possible route between Adriatic Sea and Central Europe.

The annual average temperature for the city of Zagreb is around 10 degree Celsius. The annual average highest temperature for this city is around 15 degree Celsius while the annual average lowest temperature is around 5 degree Celsius. The highest temperature ever recorded in this city was 40.0 degree Celsius which was in the month of July, 1950. The lowest temperature ever recorded in this city was around -27.3 degree Celsius which was in the month of February, 1956. This huge difference in temperature is enough to prove that the city of Zagreb experiences 4 different seasons with humid subtropical climate. Summers for this city are very hot while the winters are chilling.

As per the census of year 2001 the population for the city of Zagreb was around 780000 inhabitants with the metropolitan area crossing the population of 1 million inhabitants. This huge population makes the city of Zagreb as the largest city in Croatia and the metropolitan area as the only one which exceeds the 1 million mark. The metropolitan area includes the neighboring tiny cities like Velica Gorica, Samobar, Dugo Selo, and Zaprešić. Around 91 percent of the total city population is Croats while rests are from other different races.

As Zagreb is the capital city hence it has to be one of the major contributors to the country’s economy. This city excels in the production of electric machine and devices related to the same, textile, pharmaceutical, chemical, food and drink processing etc. This city is also the international business and trade center for the country of Croatia. 60 percent of the total Croatian profit comes from the companies that are located in this city of Zagreb. Lastly, it is also the major hub which acts as the crossroad between Eastern Europe and Central Europe.

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