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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.
Sun, sand and the sea: for many, that was the definition of vacation. But the pandemic has made the solitude and tranquility of the countryside more attractive. Croatia, a beach destination for sun-worshippers across Europe, is catering to this trend and showing a new face: greener and truly relaxing.