|The international dialing code for Croatia
is 385. Cities in Croatia have area codes. The initial "0" in
an area code is to be omitted when calling from abroad (for example to
call Zagreb, having area code 01, one would dial +3851...). To make a call
in Croatia one dials the area code followed by the phone number. Phone numbers
beginning with 06 are special tariff numbers (information etc.) and numbers
beginning with 09 belong to cellular phones. Most public telephones use
telephone cards that can be bought in post offices or newsstands. Hotels
charge much higher telephone rates.
|Mobile phones in Croatia
|Croatia uses a GSM system compatible with the rest of Europe but not with
the USA GSM system. Receiving international calls (roaming) can be quite
expensive. A Croatian prepaid GSM phone card can be easily bought, providing
|Important phone numbers
Help on the roads: 1987
Information on phone numbers in Croatia: 1988
When using the mobile phones it's sometimes to prefix the numbers with +3851.
|The use of the internet is growing rapidly in Croatia. Internet cafes can
be found all over Croatia and they're not expensive. WiFi hotspots can be found in caffes and restaurants.
|Post offices in Croatia are easily spotted as they are marked with a yellow
sign with the lettering HP (standing for Hrvatske Pošte). Their services
include pay phones, telegram and fax services and money exchange. Postage
stamps are sold in post offices and at newsstands. Post boxes are yellow
with HP sign and can always be found in front of post offices and elsewhere
in cities and tourist areas.