Population

4.12 million (2017) 

Official language

Croatian 

Currency

Croatian kuna (kn) 

Official Statistics Office

Croatian Bureau of Statistics 

Annual Book Fairs

Zagreb Book Festival is held over 7 days in May.

Interliber International Book and Teaching Appliances Fair is held over six days in November in Zagreb.

Pula Book Fair is held over 11 days in November/December. 

Translation Programmes

Ministry of Culture finances several translation grants throughout the year.

Contact: translation-grants@min-kulture.hr  

VAT on Books

5% for books and 25% on eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System

Yes

Statistics

Book market statistics (PA, 2017)[link to download/view] 

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: English@britishcouncil.hr  

Rosana Besednik, Programme Manager
Email:
 Projects@britishcouncil.hr 
Tel: + 385 (0) 1 4899 505 

Natasa Kalauz, Experience Economy
Email: Natasa.Kalauz@fco.gov.uk  

Department for International Trade
Email: Diana.Nimac@fco.gov.uk
Tel: +385 1 6009 100

Publishers
Directory of Croatian Publishers (Culturenet.hr) 

Booksellers
Ljevak 

Book Distributors