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Croatian power point


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Croatian power point

  1. 1. By: Rebecca Marsteller Croatia
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  3. 3. <ul><li>Today Croatia Has a parliamentary democracy. </li></ul><ul><li>Croatia used to be a communist government. </li></ul><ul><li>Croatia’s current president is Ivo Josipovic . </li></ul>Government
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Economics <ul><li>The Croatian currency is the Kuna. 1 Kuna equals .1942 U.S. dollars. </li></ul><ul><li>In Croatia they grow many crops such as wheat, sugar beats, potatoes, soybeans, and most importantly corn. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many oyster farms on the coast of Croatia and on the Adriatic sea. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Culture <ul><li>For day to day people in Croatia wear normal clothes like we do here but traditional clothing is sometimes worn for festivals . </li></ul><ul><li>CROATIAN COOKIE </li></ul><ul><li>2 c. butter </li></ul><ul><li>2 c. ground nuts </li></ul><ul><li>1 jar apricot preserve </li></ul><ul><li>4 egg yolks </li></ul><ul><li>4 c. flour </li></ul><ul><li>1 tsp. vanilla </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Croatian traditions are dancing, folklore, and singing. A famous Croatian dance is the Moreska that came from Italy and Spain. </li></ul>
  7. 7. History <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>VIP </li></ul><ul><li>Stjepan Mesic is Croatia’s VIP. He was president from 2000 to 2010. He is Famous for being one of Croatia’s first presidents. </li></ul>