Croatia is a Balkan country bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro and the Adriatic Sea. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb.
Throughout its history, Croatia belonged to states including the Kingdom of Hungary, the Illyrian Provinces, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and, after World War II, SFR Yugoslavia. It declared independence in 1991, which was followed by the Croatian War for Independence. It joined the EU in 2013. This page collates all of DW's content on Croatia.
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In Croatia, academics and imams are putting the finishing touches on a new encyclopedia documenting the country's Muslim community. With roots dating back to the 15th century, Croatia's Muslims number about 60,000 – just 1.5 percent of the population. Ida Alic, executive editor of the encyclopedia, explains how Croatia's Muslims and Christians are setting an example for other countries.
Croatia captain Luka Modric has been named as the best men's footballer in the world at a FIFA award ceremony in London. The Real Madrid man pipped Mo Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo, while Marta again won the women's prize.
Reaching the World Cup final has brought "optimism and self-confidence" to Croatia, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic told DW's Croatian department. She also rejected allegations of nationalism at the homecoming party.