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Croatia

Croatia Background Stats

National tree:

Pedunculate oak

Definitions

  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Neighboring countries and territories: The countries and territories neighboring each country. "L" means they share only a land border and "M" means they have only maritime boundaries. A blank means they share both.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Daylight Savings Time end date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday March 2013
Full name Republic of Croatia 2013
Independence day date October 8 1991
Land border length 2,197 km 2014 80th out of 200
National anthems Lijepa na\u0161a domovino ( Our Beautiful Homeland ) 2011
National identity card The Croatian identity card is compulsory at 16. 2004
Neighboring countries and territories Bosnia and Herzegovina Hungary (L) Italy (M) Montenegro Serbia (L) Slovenia 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 4 2014 31st out of 171
Overview

Croatia's declaration of independence in 1991 was followed by four years of war and the best part of a decade of authoritarian nationalism under President Franjo Tudjman.

By early 2003 it had made enough progress in shaking off the legacy of those years to apply for EU membership, becoming the second former Yugoslav republic after Slovenia to do so.

A country of striking natural beauty with a stunning Adriatic coastline, Croatia is again very popular as a tourist destination.


Full Article
2013

Citation

"Croatia Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Croatia/Background