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Croatia: Country in Southeast Europe
Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe on the Adriatic Sea. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, and Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro to the southeast, and it shares a maritime border with Italy. Its capital and largest city Zagreb, forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with twenty counties. Croatia has an area of 56,594 square kilometres and a population of 4.07 million.

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Croatia's truffle hunters dig for gold [Video]

Croatia's truffle hunters dig for gold

A lockdown and falling demand put paid to Croatia's annual truffle fair this year, but men and their dogs are combing the country's northwestern tip as usual as the winter hunting season for the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published
Croatia and Portugal finalise training prep [Video]

Croatia and Portugal finalise training prep

Croatia and Portugal train ahead of their UEFA Nations League, League A, Group 3 match.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:30Published
Croatia, Estonia, Georgia and UK all reported record daily COVID-19 case counts on Thursday [Video]

Croatia, Estonia, Georgia and UK all reported record daily COVID-19 case counts on Thursday

Europe has reached a fork in the road when it comes to COVID-19 with some countries that have implemented harsh restrictions seeing infection rates fall, while others are reporting record daily..

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Back to Bosnia: Refugees trying to enter Croatia report abuse [Video]

Back to Bosnia: Refugees trying to enter Croatia report abuse

After being beaten in Croatia, many are sent back to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Croatia train ahead of Nations League showdown with France [Video]

Croatia train ahead of Nations League showdown with France

VIDEO SHOWS: CROATIA TRAINING AHEAD OF UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE MATCH AGAINST FRANCE SLATED FOR WEDNESDAY RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SHOTLIST AND SCRIPT SHOWS: ZAGREB, CROATIA (OCTOBER 13, 2020) (REUTERS -

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France train ahead of friendly against Ukraine [Video]

France train ahead of friendly against Ukraine

France host Ukraine in an international friendly on Wednesday before two UEFA Nations League matches against Portugal and Croatia.

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Mike Pompeo: We're praying for the president and the first lady's speedy recovery [Video]

Mike Pompeo: We're praying for the president and the first lady's speedy recovery

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he and his wife have tested negativefor the coronavirus after they were examined on their aeroplane 20 minutesprior to landing in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on Friday.

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Magic Johnson Hits Croatia On Annual Baller Summer Trip, COVID Can't Stop Us!

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