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    Croatia Government 1995
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    SOURCE: 1995 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Names:
      conventional long form: Republic of Croatia
      conventional short form:
      local long form: Republika Hrvatska
      local short form: Hrvatska
      Digraph: HR
      Type: parliamentary democracy

      Capital: Zagreb
      Administrative divisions: 21 counties (zupanijas, zupanija - singular): Bjelovar-Bilogora, City of Zagreb, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Istra, Karlovac, Koprivnica-Krizevci, Krapina-Zagorje, Lika-Senj, Medimurje, Osijek-Baranja, Pozega-Slavonija, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Sibenik, Sisak-Moslavina, Slavonski Brod-Posavina, Split-Dalmatia, Varazdin, Virovitica-Podravina, Vukovar-Srijem, Zadar-Knin, Zagreb

      Independence: NA June 1991 (from Yugoslavia)
      National holiday: Statehood Day, 30 May (1990)

      Constitution: adopted on 2 December 1990

      Legal system: based on civil law system
      Suffrage: 16 years of age, if employed; 18 years of age, universal

      Executive branch:
      chief of state: President Franjo TUDJMAN (since 30 May 1990); election last held 4 August 1992 (next to be held NA 1995); Franjo TUDJMAN reelected with about 56% of the vote; his opponent Dobroslav PARAGA got 5% of the vote
      head of government: Prime Minister Nikica VALENTIC (since 3 April 1993); Deputy Prime Ministers Mato GRANIC (since 8 September 1992), Ivica KOSTOVIC (since NA), Vladimir SEKS (since September 1992), Borislav SKEGRO (since NA)
      cabinet: Council of Ministers; appointed by the president

      Legislative branch: bicameral parliament Assembly (Sabor)
      House of Districts (Zupanije Dom): elections last held 7 and 21 February 1993 (next to be held NA February 1997); seats - (68 total; 63 elected, 5 presidentially appointed) HDZ 37, HSLS 16, HSS 5, Istrian Democratic Assembly 3, SPH-SDP 1, HNS 1
      House of Representatives (Predstavnicke Dom): elections last held 2 August 1992 (next to be held NA August 1996); seats - (138 total) HDZ 85, HSLS 14, SPH-SDP 11, HNS 6, Dalmatian Action/Istrian Democratic Assembly/ Rijeka Democratic Alliance coalition 6, HSP 5, HSS 3, SNS 3, independents 5

      Judicial branch: Supreme Court, Constitutional Court

      Political parties and leaders: Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), Stjepan MESIC, chairman of the executive council; Croatian People's Party (HNS), Savka DABCEVIC-KUCAR, president; Serbian People's Party (SNS), Milan DUKIC; Croatian Party of Rights (HSP), leader NA; Croatian Social Liberal Party (HSLS), Drazen BUDISA, president; Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), leader NA; Dalmatian Action/Istrian Democratic Assembly/Rijecka Democratic Alliance coalition; Social Democratic Party of Croatia-Party of Democratic Changes (SPH-SDP), Ivica RACAN
      Other political or pressure groups: NA
      Member of: CE (guest), CEI, CSCE, ECE, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, IDA, IFC, ILO, IMF, IMO, INMARSAT, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, IOC, IOM (observer), ITU, NAM (observer), UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO

      Diplomatic representation in US:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Petr A. SARCEVIC
      chancery: (temporary) 236 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002
      telephone: (202) 543-5580
      US diplomatic representation:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Peter W. GALBRAITH
      embassy: Andrije Hebranga 2, Zagreb
      mailing address: US Embassy, Zagreb, Unit 1345, APO AE 09213-1345
      telephone: [385] (41) 444-800
      FAX: [385] (41) 45 85 85

      Flag: red, white, and blue horizontal bands with Croatian coat of arms (red and white checkered)

      NOTE: The information regarding Croatia on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Croatia Government 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Croatia Government 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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