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Adriatic Sea Sea
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Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia - The World Factbook

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Particulars for Croatia:
Locale Type Nation

Demonym: Croatian
Corruption Perceptions Index - 2014, Transparency International: 61

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Central Croatia Region
Dalmatia Region
Istria Peninsula

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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. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a federal independent Communist state under the strong hand of Marshal TITO. 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, along with a majority of Croatia's ethnic Serb population. Under UN supervision, the last Serb-held enclave in eastern Slavonia was returned to Croatia in 1998. In April 2009, Croatia joined NATO; Croatia signed the EU Accession Treaty in December 2011 and ratified the Treaty in January, 2012. Croatia will become a member after all 27 EU members ratify the treaty, with a target date of July 2013. - The World Factbook

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