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  Croatia Holidays from Gatwick Airport with Latest Holiday bargain and late Deals from Gatwick
Croatia Holidays from Gatwick Airport provides all the latest holiday information, from your local airports and guides to getting the best holiday deals from Gatwick.
The most prominent feature of Croatia's tourist industry is its Dalmatian coastline, which is indented with rocky cliffs, peninsulas and small inlets.
This, coupled with a welcoming and determined population, Mediterranean climate, scenic beauty and lush vegetation, is aiding Croatia's rise from the ashes of war into one of the world's tourist hotspots.
gatwick-croatia.airport-holidays.co.uk   (572 words)

  Croatia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Mohács in 1526 led the Croatian Parliament to elect the Habsburgs to the throne of Croatia.
During this stage of the war, the independence of Croatia was recognized by the international community, while the Serbs proclaimed their own state, the Republic of Serbian Krajina, and by early 1992, troops were entrenched.
In the north and east it is continental, Mediterranean along the coast and a semi-highland and highland climate in the south-central region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Croatia   (1728 words)

 Croatia national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Football was played in Croatia from the beginning of the 20th century, but before the 1990s the country was not independent.
Before that, the players from Croatia participated in the teams of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1919–39), Banovina of Croatia (1939–41), Independent State of Croatia (1941–45) and Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1945–90).
Croatia finished third in their group, amassing only 2 points, while second place Australia had 4.
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Croatia was ruled by the Arpád dynasty from 1102 to 1301, but was not made a part of Hungary.
Croatia is represented in the House of Magnates by three delegates; in the House of Representatives by forty delegates.
Ecclesiastically Croatia constitutes one province, erected by the Bull "Auctorem omnium" of Pius IX on 11 Dec., 1852.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - CROATIA:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The earliest allusion to Jews in Croatia is found in a letter of the Spanish vizier Ḥasdai ibn Shaprut, addressed to Joseph, king of the Chazars.
The increase of the Jewish population in Croatia is shown in the following statistics: 1840-41, 380 souls; 1857-64, 850; 1869-79, 876; 1880, 13,488; 1890, 17,261; 1900, about 20,000, equivalent to 0.31 per cent of the entire population in 1857 and about 1 per cent in 1900.
There are twenty-seven communities in Croatia: two, at Agram and at Essegg, have over 2,000 souls each (4 per cent and 8 per cent respectively of the entire population), and fourteen over 200 souls each.
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 Croatia (04/06)
Croatia is made up of 20 counties plus the city of Zagreb and controls 1,185 islands in the Adriatic Sea, 67 of which are inhabited.
Croatia was admitted on May 25, 2000 into the Partnership for Peace program--which was designed by North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member states in 1994 to strengthen Euro-Atlantic security--and, in May 2002, was welcomed into NATO’s Membership Action Program, a key step toward NATO membership.
While Croatia has made progress on dealing with a number of post-conflict issues, the status of refugees displaced during the 1991-95 war and resolution of border disputes with Slovenia remain key issues influencing Croatia's relations with its neighbors and the international community.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3166.htm   (2772 words)

Croatia is a former Yugoslav republic on the Adriatic Sea.
The Zagorje region north of the capital, Zagreb, is a land of rolling hills, and the fertile agricultural region of the Pannonian Plain is bordered by the Drava, Danube, and Sava Rivers in the east.
Croatia, at one time the Roman province of Pannonia, was settled in the 7th century by the Croats.
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Croatia is situated in south-east side of Europe and covers an area of 56.542 km2 with 31.067 km2 of territorial waters.
All those who have already visited Croatia or have heard about it, certainly know that Croatian sea is not just one of the most beautiful but the cleanest as well.
It is situated on the eastern coast of Istria in Rijeka Bay on the foot of mountain Učka (1.400 m).
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 Croatia travel guide - Wikitravel
Croatia's coastal areas are especially stunning, and have the hybrid charm of Eastern European and the Mediterranean.
Croatia Airlines, the national carrier and member of Star Alliance, flies to Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Tel Aviv, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Vienna, Zurich and - during the tourist season - Manchester.
Croatia was the first country in Europe to start with the concept of commercial naturist resorts.
wikitravel.org /en/Croatia   (2364 words)

Clarifying Croatia’s land registry system is an on-going process involving the Ministry of Justice, Parliament, and judicial system; while Croatia have made rapid progress resolving backlogged cases in 2004, potential investors should still make sure to seek a full explanation of land ownership rights before bidding on property.
Croatia's commitment to adopt EU laws, norms, and practices, as well as the obligations of its IMF Stand-by Arrangement, World Bank structural adjustment loans, and WTO membership—commit Croatia to increase transparency and to equitable application of laws to both domestic and foreign businesses.
Croatia’s largest labor union estimates the cost of living for a family of four at 5,394 HRK — 131 percent of average income.
www.state.gov /e/eb/ifd/2005/42004.htm   (10525 words)

Claiming that Croatia is in transition from a socialist to a capitalist economy, the Croatian government has sometimes used this as justification for deliberately hampering the development of a genuinely free press in Croatia through a variety of mechanisms.
Croatia established at least three alien reception centers where people who received expulsion or banishment orders, whose residence permits had been revoked or who resided without the authorization of Croatia but have not been expelled are detained pursuant to the Law on the Movement and Residence of Aliens.
Croatia has agreed to accept these additional refugees temporarily, provided that the UNHCR take responsibility for their care and ensure that they are eventually resettled in a third country.
www.hrw.org /reports/1995/Croatia.htm   (16461 words)

 croatia map and information page
Croatia is a beautiful land, with a jagged coastline (the Dalmatian), one dotted with dozens of islands.
Happily, Croatia's tourism is on the rebound, as its coastal resorts, Roman ruins, the capital city of Zagreb, and very pleasant weather make it one of the hottest destinations on the continent.
The Croatia pages are currently being revised, but you can find additional information about the history of the country here.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/hr.htm   (407 words)

 Visit Croatia - About the Country
Croatia is a Central European and Mediterranean country, bordering Slovenia in the west, Hungary in the north, Serbia in the east and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the south.
Croatia has a strange shape (similar to a croissant) - similar to no other country in the world - which comes as a result of five centuries of expansion by the Ottoman (Turkish) empire towards Central Europe (although Croatia was never conquered by the Turks).
Croatia covers a land area of 56,691 square kilometres and has a population of about 4.4 million people (2001 census).
www.visit-croatia.co.uk /aboutcountry   (673 words)

 Travel to Croatia. Car rental travel in Croatia from Auto Europe.
Pets are allowed to enter the country as long as they have a valid rabies vaccination certificate that was issued least 30 days but less than one year prior to the date of entry.
Croatia is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the United States and Canada.
Average winter temperatures: 45-48 F and 7-8 C. The further you move inland in Croatia, the colder it is in the Winter and the greater likelihood of snow.
www.autoeurope.com /guides/Croatia/Croatia_guide.cfm   (489 words)

 ICL - Croatia Index
Croatia's Old Constitution, adopted after first democratic elections in 1990, reinforced the countries' will to oppose Serbian attempts of implementing Great Serbia (cf.
1 May 1995: Croatia starts re-occupation of Western Slavonia and establishes its sovereignty in the "Krajina" and the city of Knin.
Spring 1990: Croatia holds its first democratic elections and ousts the Communist system; HDZ (Croatian Democratic Party) of Franjo Tudjman wins; Serbia threatens with war.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/hr__indx.html   (393 words)

 HNS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Japan and Croatia played a 0-0 draw today, a result that leaves both teams in danger of failing to advance to the second round.
Croatia still can make it to the second round but victory over Australia is needed.
Spain came from a goal down to beat Croatia on Wednesday night in their last World Cup warm-up friendly.
www.hns-cff.hr /english   (131 words)

 Croatia - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It is bound by Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro to the southeast and the Adriatic Sea to the west and southwest.
CLIMATE: Croatia has two distinct climatic regions with a Mediterranean climate along the Adriatic coast which is characterized by short mild winters and long warm summers while there is a continental climate on the Pannonian Plain which is characterized by extreme heat in summer and subzero temperatures in winter.
On Jan. 15, 1992 Croatia was officially recognized by the EU followed by the US on Apr. 15, 1992 and Croatia was officially admitted to the UN on May 22, 1992.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/croatia.htm   (1490 words)

 Croatia - Republic of Croatia - Country Profile - Hrvatska
The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia.
Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were mostly cleared from Croatian lands.
Location: Croatia is situated between central and eastern Europe bordering the Adriatic Sea between Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/croatia.htm   (691 words)

 Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The flag was very clearly visible in one moment when the director of the coverage choosed to show what's being done white the flags when the athletes reach their final point - they were gathered on the stage, and the moment of setting of the Croatian flag was shown.
The tradition in Slovenia and Croatia is taken up after some years of breaking, and there it is felt that the flags withotu the coat of arms are not appropriate (unrecognizable), so the coat of arms are retained and not even rotated, but could be "read" along the vertical axis.
On the origin of the chequy fields he said that they are firs noted in use by Apennine bishop, but how they found their home in Croatia it is not known.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/hr.html   (1982 words)

 Milosevic - Initial Indictment
It was the objective of the Serb forces to detach this area from Croatia and to annex it to Montenegro.
	The Republic of Croatia, formerly one of the six republics of the SFRY, is located in south-eastern Europe and borders Slovenia and Hungary to the north and north-east and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the east and south.
Although the JNA officially withdrew from Croatia in May 1992, large portions of its weaponry and personnel remained in the Serb-held areas and were turned over to the "police" of the Republic of Serbian Krajina (RSK).
www.un.org /icty/indictment/english/mil-ii011008e.htm   (8441 words)

 ESPNsoccernet: Croatia Team Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Croatia finished with nine men after Dario Simic and Josip Simunic were sent off and Australia ended with 10 after Brett Emerton was dismissed in the closing minutes.
Dale Johnson details Croatia's short history on the world stage as their promising young side aims to emulate the acheievements of 1998, when the nation came third.
Croatia made two changes to their team for Thursday's World Cup Group F clash with Australia.
soccernet.espn.go.com /team?id=477&cc=3436   (332 words)

 Croatia Forums - Topix
Croatia to report to EU, UN about border disput...
Or check out the Croatia News Page to find more stories.
President: Bulgaria Remains Active Supporter of Croatia's EU...
www.topix.net /forum/world/croatia   (478 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Croatia
Croatia emerged into the new millennium from a decade in which it experienced a bitter war as the former Yugoslavia broke up, and from several years of authoritarian nationalism under the late president, Franjo Tudjman.
However the green light for the talks to proceed was given in October 2005, and the fugitive general was arrested in Spain shortly afterwards.
Croatia is now hoping to become a member of the EU by 2010, remarkable progress since the time of Tudjman's death in December 1999 when the country was in a parlous state.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1097128.stm   (619 words)

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