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Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a unitary democratic parliamentary republic at the crossroads of Central Europe, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb. The country is divided into 20 counties and the city of Zagreb. Croatia covers 56,594 square kilometres (21,851 square miles) and has diverse, mostly continental and Mediterranean climates. Croatia's Adriatic sea coast contains more than a thousand islands. The country's population is 4.28 million, most of whom are Croats, with the most common religious denomination being Roman Catholicism.

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Plenković said he would have another opportunity to explain Croatia's positions and approach to resolving the border dispute with Slovenia. At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Commission will address institutional matters. It is expected to release a document on the procedure for the election of its ...
While the connection might not seem immediately obvious, Nebraska and Croatia have something very much in common: corn (or maize, as it is often referred to abroad). While its significance in the land-locked Cornhusker state is hard to miss, it is also a very important field crop in the latter; being ...
Where to even begin? Well, 150 years ago, as that's when this world-renowned destination first introduced organised tourism in Croatia. The Health Society in Hvar was founded in May 1868, aiming to provide comfortable accommodation to people suffering from respiratory problems. Hvar's pleasant ...

"The highest growth was achieved by airports in east and south of the EU - with airports in Latvia, Estonia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Malta and Portugal recording double digit growth. This reflects a catching-up pattern in terms of lower ...
Broken down by country which they came, tourists from the US spent the most (160 Euro) followed by Brits (140 euro), and Spaniards (126 euro). Germans, who account for the most numerous tourists in Croatia, spent 75 euro a day on average. Of the average daily spending of 79 euros, most of that was ...
Many in Croatia argue that Serbia has information on the location of yet more grass graves where the missing from Vukovar are buried. "The [Belgrade-led Yugoslav People's] army was waging war here; they had all the documentation, which they took to Belgrade. Where these are documents located, why ...
Croatia's goods exports to Central European Free Trade Agreement countries in the first 11 months of 2017 jumped 22.2% to 2.2 billion Euro, while imports rose 18.1% to 1.24 billion euro. Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina jumped 23.9% annually to 1.25 billion euro, while imports jumped 21.4% to 627.5 ...
After a few years we were ready to create our own business and I told Yvan that we should go back to Croatia to the small village of Stari Grad to do it. Croatia was not in the spotlight like today, but it was an amazing bountiful destination with more than 1200 islands, beautiful mountain ranges, and plains as ...
He was just one of many South African boaties lucky to get a summer job crewing on the many yachts that ply the islands off Croatia. It's no secret that Split, perched on the Adriatic coast and surrounded by mountains and islands, is a gorgeous place to hang out. It has a lovely climate, cheap beer and is ...
ZAGREB, February 8, 2018 - A statement by Serbia's Defence Minister, Aleksandar Vulin, who said that the Ustasha ideology never left politics and public life in Croatia and that he expects the Ustasha to wait for Serbia's President Aleksandar Vučić in the squares in Zagreb was on Thursday met with ...
ZAGREB, February 8, 2018 - Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Wednesday received Kosovo Parliament Speaker Kadri Veseli, expressing support to Kosovo in the European integration process and stressing that Croatia was willing to help in that, the government said in a press release.
Raied underscored Libya's desire for a joint Chamber of Commerce of the two countries to be established and added that Libya was counting on Croatia as a friendly country to help it. He stressed that "Libya is the door to Africa," a big market where numerous foreign large companies are active, including ...
Plans for the Mexico national team continue to take shape ahead of the 2018 World Cup, with the second opponent for March's pair of friendly matches announced Thursday. El Tri will take on Croatia on March 27 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Croatian federation previously announced the ...

ZAGREB, February 8, 2018 - According to readers of the Chinese edition of the US-based Travel+Leisure magazine, Croatia becomes most sought-after European destination for Chinese tourists in 2018, and one of "China Travel Awards-World Best Awards" was bestowed upon Croatia, the Croatian ...
ZAGREB, February 6, 2018 - Croatia's gross external debt at the end of October 2017 totalled 39.9 billion Euro, 2.6 billion or 6.1% less than in the same month of 2016, with the general government sector leading in the deleveraging, the latest analysis by Raiffeisenbank Austria (RBA) says. Compared to the ...
The press release issued by her office notes that this is the end of a two-year process and excellent news for Croatia because as of autumn, Croatian buyers will be able to buy on-line from all EU sites. Until now, Croatian consumers, coming from a smaller and newer member state, were often discriminated ...
In spite of its close proximity to the City of Dubrovnik, Croatia's picturesque southernmost county barely gets the level of recognition it deserves. With rolling hills covered with old evergreen pine trees, flanked by karst mountains to one side and the sparkling Adriatic sea to the other, Konavle is a sight to ...
Prime Minister Andrej Plenković forwarded a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to notify him of Croatia's position on the continuation of the enlargement process, ahead of the presentation of the strategy. Plenković welcomes the fact that the Commission is paying full attention to ...
Croatia airlines will launch a new, twice-weekly service from Dublin to Zagreb this summer, Dublin Airport has announced. ... countries and we are looking forward to seeing many Irish citizens in the Croatian capital, as well as in other parts of Croatia," said Jasmin Bajić, President & CEO of Croatia Airlines.
According to a recent survey of European health care systems in 35 countries through 45 indicators covering patient rights, how informed they are, access to health care and medication, the outcome of treatment and so on, Croatia ranked 26th among 35 countries, slipping seven places compared to 2016.
They are beside us non-stop. It's stressful," said the 48-year-old, one of dozens of Croatian fishermen from coastal settlements who work in the bay in the northern Adriatic sea. The dispute over Piran Bay - less than seven kilometres long and five kilometres wide - has poisoned ties between Croatia and ...
The online edition of the ETC's Europe-Visit Europe magazine cites Croatia among 20 destinations that include entire countries, cities and regions and that "bring something new in terms of accommodation, different attractions and more." Croatia is recommended as a country that is unique in many aspects, ...
The city of Split, nestled on a peninsula along Croatia's rocky Dalmatian Coast, is the epicenter of a region filled with stunning sea views, ancient history, delicious wine, and welcoming people--many of whom speak English. Here, you can sip coffee at half the price of other Mediterranean destinations, ...
The issue of media freedom in Croatia has earned the EU's newest member the dubious honour of being visited twice in as many years by a team of press freedom organisation representatives. Upon return, they said the situation has improved but serious concerns remain. The country has fallen ten places in the reporters ...
All these companies are very much interested in Croatia as a country whose economy has been developing and which offers very favourable conditions for further investments, Plenković said before the meetings. He said that he would meet the president of the European investment bank to discuss the ...
UNILAD seems to have a thing for Croatia: following their video featuring 21 reasons to visit Croatia published last summer, they recently paid another tribute to the growingly popular tourist destination. This time, they focused on the Adriatic coast, sharing a video created by MS Videography. The following ...
Although Croatia is proud of its booming tourism industry, some analysts are warning that relying on one sector of the economy is potentially risky. According to the EU statistic's agency, Eurostat, Croatia had 86.1 million overnight stays in 2017, as tourism grew by 10.6 per cent in comparison to 2016.
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said at the Belgrade-sponsored Jasenovac exhibition's opening on Thursday evening that its goal was to prevent the deaths at the concentration camp in Croatia from being downplayed - but Zagreb accused Belgrade of using the victims for propaganda purposes.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has completed his latest rounds of meetings in Davos and is flying back to Israel this morning. Last night he had a working meeting with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and they agreed to push forward with the sale of Israel Air Force F-16 fighter jets to Croatia.
However, there are those out there who not only live and work in Croatia, making a success of both of those factors, but encourage others to do so, too. Poslovni Dnevnik introduces us to the blogger ''entrepreneur in Croatia'', who, following a multitude of articles about Croats who found happiness abroad, ...
This is a voluntary procedure as these people picked Croatia as their final destination, the Ministry said, adding that the Syrians would be integrated in the Croatian society as soon as possible. They were sent to Croatia under the European Union's relocation and resettlement scheme. With the help of these ...
Uber has been present in Croatia since October 2015, and it has become one of the biggest players in the local taxi market. Its impressive growth is best illustrated by the figures which demonstrate its strength, reports tportal.hr on January 25, 2018. Uber currently has more than 3,000 driver partners ...
He made systematic studies and both invented and constructed instruments to observe precipitation in Croatia and Slavonia. By analysing data from seismic posts, Mohorovičić concluded that the Earth has several layers above a core. He was the first to establish, based on the evidence from seismic waves, ...
As Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 22nd of January, 2018, when it comes to the category of countries, Croatia has been ranked third as a car destination with a 7.6 percent share, followed by Germany, which is leads strongly with 27.6 percent. For the eighth consecutive year, Istria is the most desirable ...
It's mostly eaten in a stew form (all of our farmer ancestors were built on thick stews with a piece of bread) which in earned a cult status in Croatia. The bean and sausage stew aka čušpajz grah s kobasicom is predominantely a male dish which almost any guy, no matter how unexperienced in the kitchen, ...
ZAGREB, January 22, 2018 - European Union member states' foreign ministers on Monday briefly talked about the murder of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanović, asking for a swift investigation and the continuation of dialogue between the two sides, Croatian Foreign Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić said ...
However, the majority of charter companies doing business in Croatia base their offer solely on the rental of vessels, skippers and hostesses, while only rare ones have special programs tailored to the wishes of individual clients, which offer guests absolutely everything - from detailed routes for sailing with ...
"Bosnia and Herzegovina is always on the agenda within the overall regional security and stability, and Croatia is an important factor, Croatia serves as a model for Bosnia and Herzegovina and for other countries showing that the implementation of reforms, democratisation, strengthening of the market and ...
We have been featuring foreign entrepreneurs in Croatia in recent weeks, highlighting people who have chosen to move to Croatia at a time when thousands of young people are moving in the opposite direction. You can read more about their stories here - and if you are a foreign entrepreneur in Croatia ...
The palace city of Split in Croatia has a split personality -- but in the best possible way. The crown jewel of Split is the 1,700-year-old Palace of Diocletian, now a Unesco site -- partly because of the condition of the palace as a whole, partly because some of the original parts still reflect the glory of one of ...
Zrinka Znidarcic has a new picture-book for her two-year-old son, Patrik. And she can hardly contain her excitement. "His reaction was complete delight," she says. "He just took it and immediately said: this is familiar." The book in question is called My Rainbow Family. At first glance it looks like many other ...
Unfortunately, Croatia isn't in much of a position, at least currently, to boast of its brilliant results: out of the mentioned 78 billion Euro of approved projects, 70 billion refers to European Union member states, of which 590 million euro is spent on the Republic of Croatia, amounting to 1.22 percent of domestic ...
Hvar Town, one of Croatia's very top tourist destinations, without one of its main attractions - the divine Pakleni Islands which guard the entrance to the historic town. As if Hvar Town didn't have enough - oldest public theatre in Europe, birthplace of organised tourism in Europe and the sunniest island in ...
In 2016, the European Commission and the Spanish company Finnova founded the StartUp Europe Awards to recognise outstanding innovations originating from a total of 20 countries. Earlier tonight, Rijeka hosted the award ceremony for Croatia, organised by Business school PAR and the Department of ...
He and Sessions agreed to increase the cooperation in the rule of law, criminal investigations and prosecutions, and to increase judicial cooperation between Croatia and the United States. Also discussed was inclusion of Croatia in the Visa Waiver Program, and it was pointed out that the strengthening of ...
Italians are inclined to making last-minute bookings and, because of the vicinity of Croatia, they more often arrange their holidays privately rather than through travel agencies, HTZ Director Kristjan Staničić said. He said that the focus of this year's advertising campaign would also be on regions of southern ...


 

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