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.
The small, eastern European country has a chance to show off its regional delicacies at this international trade fair. Pag island is home to a unique sheep, whose milk is used to make artisan cheese. But it’s not plain sailing for Croatia’s farmers.
The conservative incumbent came second to her leftist rival in Sunday's vote, squeezing out Miroslav Skoro, who came third. The two leading candidates will now face each other in a final vote at the beginning of 2020.
The Bosnian authorities have finally cleared a notorious camp on the border with Croatia. Hundreds of people had been staying at Vucjak Camp, as they attempted to reach the EU. Human rights officials had called conditions there "inhumane." But clearing that camp doesn't end a bigger problem. More than 7,000 people have found themselves stranded in Bosnia as winter sets in. Guy De Launey reports.