OCTOBER 8: Republic of Croatia: a date with history

Greetings to the citizens of the Republic of Croatia on their Independence Day.
Name: Republic of Croatia
Region: Southern Europe
Currency: Kuna (HRK)
Official language: Croatian
Surface area: 56538 sq.km
Population: 4555,000
Capital city: Zagreb
UN Membership date: May 22, 1992
Tourism: Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian, Old City of Dubrovnik, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč, Historic City of Trogir, Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik and Stari Grad Plain on the Adriatic island of Hvar are World Heritage Sites in Croatia.
Tourism is well developed in Croatia and more than ten million tourists visit Croatia.
Beaches and resorts and water sports, are very popular.

map of Croatia
Map of Croatia

Flag of Croatia
Flag of Croatia

coat of arms of Croatia
Coat of Arms of Croatia

dalmatian, national animal
Dalmatian, national animal of Croatia

Zagreb, capital of Croatia
Zagreb, Capital city of Croatia

Zagreb skyline
Zagreb skyline

National theatre
Croatian National Theater, Zagreb

Croatian assembly
Croatian Assembly

Euro tower in Zagreb
Euro Tower in Zagreb

Zagreb bypass
Zagreb bypass

Zagrebacka Avenue, Zagreb
Zagrebacka avenue, Zagreb

Lucice bay near Milna
Lucice bay near Milna

Makarska city
Makarska city

Kornati island
Kornati Island

Split city
Split city

beach in Split city
Beach in Split city

bridge in Osijek city
Bridge across the river Drava, Osijek city

Rijeka city carnival
Rijeka city carnival

Great lake, island of Mljet, Croatia
Great Lake Island of Mljet, Croatia

beach in Brela
Beach in Brela

view of Plitvice lakes
View of Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lake National Park
Plitvice Lake National Park

Plitvice lakes are World Heritage Site.
Plitvice Lake is World Heritage Site

Water fall at Plitvice Lake
Water falls at Plitvice Lakes

Trakoscan castle
Trakoscan castle

Stoat is found in Croatia

otter is found in Croatia

northern gannets
Northern Gannets

great white pelican found in Croatia
Great white pelican

cattle egret found in Croatia
Cattle Egret

beaver are found in Croatia

Image courtesy: Croatian Parliament, Axel Heymann, my k750i, T.A. Willemsen, MayaSimFan, Sucrine, Ivana, Per Harald Olsen, Catherine Trigg, Raul654, Al Wilson, Cburnett, snupix, Suradnik13, Modzzak, Samir Budimcic, Heinz Höfling and wikipedia

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