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Vacation in Croatia

Vacation in Croatia

According to PHONECATIONS.COM, Croatia has long made a name for itself as a summer holiday destination . We are not at all surprised why this is so. On the contrary: when you look at everything Croatia has to offer, you’re more likely to ask yourself why you’ve never been there. Because Croatia is totally diverse. The country has over 1000 islands , 11 fascinating national parks and many beautiful historic cities that are often used as film locations. Would you…

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Independent Croatia

Independent Croatia

From the end of the 1980s, Croatia opened up to political pluralism and introduced elements of the market economy. Since the spring of 1989, the Croatian leadership has increasingly distanced itself from the “Yugoserbian” majorization policy of the Serbian Communist Party leader S. Milošević. On the basis of a new electoral law (December 1989; amended in 1992 and 1995), the first free elections in Croatia after 1945 took place on April 23 and May 6, 1990; the Croatian Democratic Community…

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Croatia Environment and Economy

Croatia Environment and Economy

ENVIRONMENT The territory of Croatia has three distinctly distinct types of natural environment: Mediterranean in Istria, Dalmatia and the Adriatic islands, mountainous in the Dinaric Alps and karst plateaus, continental in the Pannonian plain. As with the other republics of the former Yugoslav federation, Croatia also inherited a tradition of environmental protection that dates back to the post-World War II period. In fact, eight national parks were established between 1949 and 1999 to protect specific ecosystems and rare species of…

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Croatia Guide

Croatia Guide

Croatia – country information Country name Croatia Official name Republic of Croatia Capital Zagreb Continent Europe Area 56,538 km2 Population 4,290,612 (2011) Foundation of a state 25/06/1991 The highest mountains Troglav 1913 m Longest rivers Sava 940 km (in the country 610 km) State system a pluralist republic with a bicameral parliament The biggest cities Zagreb (capital) 950,000, Rijeka 225,000, Split 190,000 Official language Serbo-Croatian Ethnicity/National Composition Croats 79%, Serbs 12%, others 9% Religious affiliation Roman Catholic 76.5%, Orthodox 11%,…

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