When Croatia declared its independence again in 1991, Split had a large garrison of Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) troops (drafted from all over Yugoslavia), as well as the headquarters and facilities of the Yugoslav Navy (JRM). This led to a tense months-long stand-off between the JNA and Croatian National Guard and police forces, occasionally ...
Rab [ɾâːb] (Dalmatian: Arba, Latin: Arba, Italian: Arbe, German: Arbey) is an island in the northern Dalmatia region in Croatia, located just off the northern Croatian coast in the Adriatic Sea. The island is 22 km (14 mi) long, has an area of 93.6 km 2 (36 sq mi) and 9,328 inhabitants (2011).
Opatija (Croatian pronunciation: ; Italian: Abbazia; German: Sankt Jakobi) is a town and a municipality in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia.The traditional seaside resort on the Kvarner Gulf is known for its Mediterranean climate and its historic buildings reminiscent of the Austrian Riviera
Hrvatsko-slavonske županije bile su upravne jedinice Hrvatske u okviru Austro-ugarske monarhije koje su obuhvaćale cjelokupan prostor kontinentske (nizinske, panonske) i gorske Hrvatske, čak i u većemu prostornom obuhvatu nego u razmjerima Republike Hrvatske.
Tourism in Croatia (Croatian: turizam u Hrvatskoj) is a major industry of country's economy, accounting for almost 20% of gross domestic product (GDP) as of 2021.. The history of tourism in Croatia dates back to its time as part of Austria-Hungary when wealthy aristocrats would converge to the sea, but had expanded greatly in the 1960s and '70s under the economic policies of the former Yugoslavia.
When Croatia declared independence in 1991, the only true motorways in the country were Rijeka–Kikovica (the westernmost part of today's A6), Zagreb–Karlovac (the northernmost part of today's A1) and Zagreb–Slavonski Brod (the central part of today's A3), the latter being part of the Brotherhood and Unity Highway.
In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Požega was the seat of the Požega County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia. From 1941 to 1945, Požega was part of the Independent State of Croatia. During this period war crimes were committed against the Serb and Jewish population, allegedly under former police chief Milivoj Ašner.