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Croatia

  1. 1. Croatia Miguel Telenti Menéndez Inés Hevia Arias
  2. 2. Name and capital <ul><li>Name: Croatia </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Zagreb </li></ul>
  3. 4. Year of entry in the EU <ul><li>Croatia is a candidate country </li></ul><ul><li>It is going to entry in the EU in 2013. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Political system <ul><li>Croatia is a unitary democratic parliamentary republic. </li></ul><ul><li>The parliament is a unicameral legislative body. </li></ul><ul><li>The number of Sabor members can vary from 100 to 160; they are all elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Political system <ul><li>The President of the Republic is the head of state, directly elected to a five-year term and is limited by the Constitution to a maximum of two terms. </li></ul><ul><li>The government is headed by the prime minister, who has two deputy prime ministers and 16 ministers in charge of particular sectors of activity </li></ul>
  6. 7. Political parties <ul><li>The Social Democratic Party is the political party of Croatia's largest left. It has won the last elections. </li></ul><ul><li>Democratic Union is the main political party center-right in Croatia. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Total area <ul><li>Area total:56,594 km2 </li></ul><ul><li>1778 km of coastline </li></ul><ul><li>1,185 islands </li></ul>
  8. 9. Population <ul><li>4,453,500 habitants </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy is 74.9 years </li></ul>
  9. 10. Currency <ul><li>The national currency is the kuna in Croatia </li></ul>
  10. 11. Official languages <ul><li>The official and common language is Croatian </li></ul><ul><li>Slavic language family of South Slavic languages​​, which uses the Latin alphabet. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Typical food and drink
  12. 13. Traditions <ul><li>Saint Blaise </li></ul><ul><li>Zvončari </li></ul><ul><li>Za krizan </li></ul>
  13. 14. Music and anthem <ul><li>Ganga is a type of singing which is characterized by a lone singer singing one line of lyrics and then others joining in for what can be best described as a wail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyfuKp_D1i8 </li></ul><ul><li>The klapa music is a form of a cappella singing </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vjtKKDWXmk </li></ul><ul><li>Tamburica  music is a form of folk music that involves these and related string instruments </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY7oGtn7Utg </li></ul><ul><li>The gusle music is played on this traditional string instrument. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vi1EVEVdf-o </li></ul><ul><li>Diple is a traditional woodwind musical instrument in Croatian music. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiBo59Cd5b0 </li></ul>
  14. 15. Anthem <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjqgLZ7fZY4 </li></ul>
  15. 16. Geographical features <ul><li>Croatia is located in northeastern shore of the Adriatic Sea </li></ul><ul><li>It borders Slovenia and Hungary to the north, with Serbia to the northeast, the southeast corner Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina and south and east </li></ul>
  16. 17. Weather <ul><li>Most of Croatia has a moderately warm and rainy continental climate </li></ul><ul><li>− 3 °C in January) and 18 °C in July </li></ul><ul><li>Precipitation: 600 millimetres-3,500 millimetres </li></ul>
  17. 18. Sport

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