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Currency
The valid currency in the Republic of Croatia is Kuna (1 kuna=100 lipa).
Lipa coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50
Kuna coins: 1, 2, 5, 25
Kuna banknotes: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000

Foreign Currency
Foreign currencies can be exchanged in exchange offices, post offices, some tourist agencies and hotels. Most hotels, restaurants and shops in the Republic of Croatia accept credit cards: American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa.

Banks and exchange offices:
Privredna banka Zagreb d.d., Office Pula, Ciscuttijeva 11 - phone: + 385 (0)52 652 145
Splitska banka d.d., Office Pula, Ciscuttijeva 10 - phone: + 385 (0)52 535 900
Zagrebačka banka d.d., Office Pula, Matka Laginje 1 - phone: + 385 (0)52 602 000
Privredna banka Zagreb d.d., Office Poreč, phone: + 385 (0)52 652 137
RBA bank, Office Rovinj, phone: + 385 (0)52 652 700

ATM /Cashpoints in the city of Pula:
Privredna banka 1. Šijanska 1
2. Ciscuttijeva 11
PBCARD, EUR.MASTERCARD, MAESTRO, CIRRUS, EC, AM.EXP.EC, PLUS, ESE-MBCARD, VISA, VISA ELECTRON

Splitska banka 1. Ciscuttijeva 10
MASTERCARD, MAESTRO, CIRRUS, EC, VISA, VISAEL,PLUS

Zagrebačka banka 1. Šijanska cesta 1
MASTER, MAESTRO, CIRRUS, EC, VISA, VISAEL, PLUS, DINERS C.I.

Electricity
Electricity in Croatia is 220V at 50Hz.

Water
Water is potable in all households.

Post offices and telecommunications
The post offices are located in all larger places on the Istria. Postal stamps can be bought in all post offices or news shops and kiosks.
Public phones can be used with phone cards that can be bought in post offices.

Postal offices
Post office Pula, Danteov trg, tel: + 385 (0)52 625 209
Post office Rovinj, tel + 385 (0)52 811 262
Post office Poreč, tel +385(0)52 452 925
Post office Umag, tel +385 (0)52 741 100

Emergency call for help - 112
If you require any kind of immediate assistance: urgent medical assistance, police assistance, fire department assistance, mountain rescue service or any other type of assistance at any time of day or night regardless of your location in Croatia, you can dial the free-toll number 112. The calls can be made through land lines or cell phones and from all phone booths.

Medical assistance
Medical clinics on the peninsula of Istria are located in all larger places: Pula, Rovinj, Poreč, Umag, Pazin. Foreign tourists who come from countries that are signatories of the Health Care Convention do not pay for medical assistance in the Republic of Croatia, whilst patients who come from those countries that are not signatories of this convention, must pay for medical assistance according to valid tariffs.

Medical clinics and dentistʼs surgeries:
Medical clinic, Pula, Zagrebačka - tel: + 385 (0)52 213 433

Urgent Medical assistance
ER, Emergency medical assistance is located in Pula - tel: + 385 (0)52 216 463
Public medical centre, Pula, - tel: + 385 (0)52 223 770
Dentists´s surgery, Uljanić, Benčićeva - tel: + 385 (0)52 500 700
Medical clinic Rovinj, tel: + 385 (0)52 811 011
Dentist´s surgery Rovinj, tel: + 385 (0)52 817 066
Medical clinic Poreč + 385 (0)52 451 611
Emergency service, Poreč + 385 (0)52 451 611, 112
Medical clinic, Umag +385(0)52 702 239

Pharmacies:
Pharmacy in the city of Pula, Giardini - tel: + 385 (0)52 222 551
Pharmacy in Rovinju, tel: +385(0)52 813 589
Pharmacy in Poreč +385(0)52 434 950

Veterinary assistance
Veterinary clinic on the peninsula of Istria is situated in all larger places. Veterinary clinic in Pula - Trinajstićeva 1, tel: + 385 (0)52 541 100

You can find more information on veterinary care in Croatia at www.veterinarstvo.hr

Necessary documents for the republic of Croatia
You must have a valid passport to travel to Croatia. A tourist stay in the Republic of Croatia is possible for a period of up to three months. For more details on the stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Croatia you should contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia; phone: 01 45 69 964 (for calls outside Croatia or from a cell phone you must dial +385 1 4569 964) or visit www.mvp.hr

Information on environmental preservation
www.mzopu.hr