Republic of Croatia3

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Student made this presentation for the eTwinning project :) "Let's be friends for the Future" - the task was to present our school, town and country.

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Republic of Croatia3

  1. 1. Student: Katja Kolaković Gimnazija Bernardina Frankopana
  2. 2. 1. Basic facts • Official name: Republic of Croatia • Official language: croatian: 96,12% • Official script: latin • Monetery Union: Croatian Kuna (1€ = 7,50 kn) • Capital City: Zagreb • Political System: Parliamentary Democracy • President: Ivo Josipović • Political organisation: 20 counties
  3. 3. Croatia is one of the most biodiverse countries in Europe - 8 National parks • Kornati Islands • Plitvice lakes • Krka river • Paklenica • Mljet • Risnjak • Brijuni Islands • Nothern Velebit
  4. 4. Culture -funny facts Stone from our island Brač was used to build White House in Washington, DC, USA Pag lace
  5. 5. Old Croatian letter (Glagoljica) Tie was invented in Croatia Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan, Croatia!
  6. 6. DID YOU KNOW? • that Dalmatian dogs (seen in the movie 101 Dalmatians) got their name after Dalmatia a south coastal region in Croatia? • that the smallest town in the world according to Guiness World records is Hum in the central part of Istria? It has only 23 inhabitants. • that Croatia is the homeland of the famous merchant traveler Marco Polo? • that the most preserved Roman amphitheater is located in Pula which is the only one in the world with all 3 rows completely preserved?
  7. 7. Non material cultural heritage • Sinjska alka -  first Sunday in the August in town of Sinj, since 1715. - 2010. UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List
  8. 8. Moreška • traditional sword dance - Korčula • Christians vs. Moors 
  9. 9. Dubrovnik • The most known tourist city in  Croatia • first country in the world that  admitted the United States - 1783. • In the year 2011.-11,200,113  tourists.
  10. 10. CROATIA CROATIA is • a small country but it is divided into several beautiful regions: Slavonia, Istria, Kvarner, Gorski Kotar, Lika, Dalmatia, Croatian Zagorje
  11. 11. Slavonia
  12. 12. Istria
  13. 13. Gorski Kotar and Lika
  14. 14. Dalmatia

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