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Following the establishment of relations with the Socialist
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the RSA recognized the independence and sovereignty
of both Croatia and Slovenia later the same day on 2 April 1992. An agreement
with Croatia establishing full diplomatic relations was concluded on 9 November
1992. In November 1995, the Honourary Consulate-General of Croatia, headed by
Mr T Mursalo, was upgraded to an Embassy with Mr Mursalo as the first ambassador.
South African Representation in Comoros
South African Ambassador to Budapest, Hungary
is accredited to Zagreb on a non-residential basis.
HE Dr D Moerane-Khoza
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Croatia Representation in South Africa
Chargé d’Affaires a. i.
Ms I Barkidija
Requirements for South Africans
South African citizens need a visa
to visit Croatia.
For more information contact the Croatian Embassy in Pretoria or visit
the web site of the Croatian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A yellow fever vaccination certificate is
required from travellers coming from an infected area.
For further information
go to Travelers' Health.
lowland regions the climate is continental, with hot dry summers and cool winters.
In mountain regions the summers are mild and winters are cold with lots of snow.
The coastal climate is mediterranean, with hot summers and mild winters.
up-to-date weather information click here.
unit is the Croatian Kuna (Kn). 1 Kuna = 100 Lipa. The current rate of exchange
is about HRK 6 to the US dollar (2004). The currency is not freely convertible.
For current exchange rates click here.
State and Official Visits / Bilateral
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please
contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.
South Africa's main exports to Croatia include coal, iron
ore, granite, fruit and vegetables. Croatia's main exports to South Africa include
textiles, polymers of ethylene, medicinal and pharmaceutical products.
current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Afghanistan,
visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
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