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croatia

The Republic of Croatia is a crescent-shaped country in Europe bordering the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Balkans. Its capital is Zagreb.

Quick Facts

Area: 56,542 sq km

Climate: Mediterranean and continental; continental climate predominant with hot summers and cold winters; mild winters, dry summers along coast

Terrain: geographically diverse; flat plains along Hungarian border, low mountains and highlands near Adriatic coastline and islands

Population: 4,495,904 (July 2005 est.)

Religion: Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, other Christian 0.4%, Muslim 1.3%, other and undesignated 0.9%, none 5.2% (2001 census)

Languages: Croatian 96.1%, Serbian 1%, other and undesignated 2.9% (including Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and German) (2001 census)

Community Name

Croatian Community in Tasmania

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Donation to the International Wall of Friendship

 croatia plaque

The Croatian stone was donated by Ante Tosic, President of the Australian Croatian Club on 18th of January 1985. The stone is polished grandee dark grey granite with a metal replica of the red and white check national emblem of Croatia centrally located, below which is a gold filled inscription in Croatian, and under this, a repeat in English. The stone was taken from the same quarry on the Dalmatia coast (in the former Yugoslavia) that supplied the granite for the United Nations building in New York.

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International Wall of Friendship Development Committee.


C/- Bellala
GPO Box 920
Hobart TAS 7001

Phone Int. (03) 6270 1200
Phone: +61 3 6270 1200
walloffriendship@gmail.com