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Croatia
EU Member since 2013
Other Memberships NATO, Bologna Process
Currency Kuna (HRK)
Capital Zagreb
Area 56,594 sq km
Population 4,475,611 (July 2013 est.)
Language Croatian, Serbian
Religion Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, other Christian 0.4%, Muslim 1.3%, other and unspecified 0.9%, none 5.2% (2001 census)
GDP $ 14,193 (2011)
GNI $ 18,780 (2011)
SGI N/A
CPI 46 out of 100 (2012)
Architecture Croatian Rom anesque, Italian Renaissance, Sezessionstill (Viennese Art Nuveau)
Literature Marko Marulić, Miroslav Krleža
Music Ganga, Klapa, Tamburica, Gusle, Zagorje, Turbo folk, Novi Val (Croatian New Wave) ; Ivo Pogorelich, Zinka Milanov , Severina, Parni Valjak, Prljavo Kazaliste, Azra, Vanna, Darko Rundek, Let 3 , Haustor, Oliver Dragojevic, Josipa Lisac.
Painting Vlaho Bukovac, Miroslav Kraljevic, Maximilian Vanka
Cuisine Meso z tiblice (salty pork), Fuzi (pasta), Sporki makaruni (meat stew with pasta), Arambase (stuffed cabbage), Gregada (fish stew), Pogaca (pastry with salty fish), Burek (pastry filled with cheese, meat or vegetables), Pasticada (beef stew). Delicacies: Fritule, Istrian ham
Drinks Malvazija semi-sweet white, Debit white grape and Plavac Mali wines, Karlovacko and Ozujsko beer
Consumption 15.11 equivalent liters of pure ethyl alcohol per capita per year (WHO, 2005)
Sports Soccer, handball
europoint On Croatia
12 April 2014

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