The Republic of Croatia is a country in Europe at the crossroads of the Mediterranean and Central Europe. Its capital is Zagreb. Croatia shares land borders with Slovenia and Hungary on the north, Serbia on the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina on the south and east, and Montenegro on the south, as well as a sea border with Italy to the west. It is a candidate for membership in the European Union and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation).
Capital: - Zagreb
Area: - Total: 87,661 km² (126th)
21,851 sq mi
- Water (%): 35.44
Independence: - SFR Yugoslavia (disolved): June 25, 1991