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    • By: Rebecca Marsteller Croatia
    • THE END
      • Today Croatia Has a parliamentary democracy.
      • Croatia used to be a communist government.
      • Croatia’s current president is Ivo Josipovic .
      Government
    • Geography Dubrovnik- A Croatian city on the Adriatic coast. It is Not only a ,popular tourist attraction but also an Important sea port. There are many historical sites in Dubrovnik. Rovinj- Rovinj is full of ancient ruins and old churches. During the day the town is very quiet but at night it is very lively. Lokrum Island- Lokrum Island is a small island of the coast of Croatia. It has beautiful wildlife because no one lives there since Croatians believe it is cursed. Marjan Peninsula- It is one of the most famous places in Croatia because of its breath taking sights and cafes.
    • Economics
      • The Croatian currency is the Kuna. 1 Kuna equals .1942 U.S. dollars.
      • In Croatia they grow many crops such as wheat, sugar beats, potatoes, soybeans, and most importantly corn.
      • There are many oyster farms on the coast of Croatia and on the Adriatic sea.
    • Culture
      • For day to day people in Croatia wear normal clothes like we do here but traditional clothing is sometimes worn for festivals .
      • CROATIAN COOKIE
      • 2 c. butter
      • 2 c. ground nuts
      • 1 jar apricot preserve
      • 4 egg yolks
      • 4 c. flour
      • 1 tsp. vanilla
      • Cream together butter and sugar until creamy. Add beaten egg, mix in vanilla. Add flour and mix. Put 1/2 of the dough on a greased cookie sheet. Spread apricot jam, sprinkle rest of dough on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Cool and cut into 1 inch squares.
      • Croatian traditions are dancing, folklore, and singing. A famous Croatian dance is the Moreska that came from Italy and Spain.
    • History
      • Croatia used to be part of Yugoslavia but it got help from the united nations and was able to push the serbs out of Croatia.
      • VIP
      • Stjepan Mesic is Croatia’s VIP. He was president from 2000 to 2010. He is Famous for being one of Croatia’s first presidents.