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The capital of Croatia is Zagreb.
a Map of Croatia.
The flag of Croatia is three equal horizontal bands of red (top),
white, and blue superimposed by the Croatian coat of arms (red and white checkered).
The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the
Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I.
In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after
1929 as Yugoslavia.
Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a federal independent
Communist state under the strong hand of Marshal TITO.
Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it
took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were
mostly cleared from Croatian lands.
Under UN supervision, the last Serb-held enclave in eastern Slavonia
was returned to Croatia in 1998.
South-eastern Europe -
bordering the Adriatic Sea; between Bosnia-Herzegovina
(grad - singular)
(zupanije, zupanija - singular)
Bjelovarsko-Bilogorska; Brodsko-Posavska; Dubrovacko-Neretvanska;
Istarska; Karlovacka; Koprivnicko-Krizevacka; Krapinsko-Zagorska; Licko-Senjska;
Medimurska; Osjecko-Baranjska; Pozesko-Slavonska; Primorsko-Goranska; Sibensko-Kninska;
Sisacko-Moslavacka; Splitsko-Dalmatinska; Varazdinska; Viroviticko-Podravska;
Vukovarsko-Srijemska; Zadarska; Zagrebacka.
25th June, 1991 (from Yugoslavia).
Independence Day, 8 October (1991).
25th June, 1991 is the day the Croatian Parliament voted for
independence. Following a three-month moratorium to allow the European Community to solve
the Yugoslav crisis peacefully, Parliament adopted a decision on 8th October, 1991 to
sever constitutional relations with Yugoslavia.
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