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Presidential Election in Croatia

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has won the Presidential election of Croatia and she became the first woman to hold this post in the country. She secured 50.5% of the vote with and her opponent Ivo Josipovic had secured 49.5%. of the votes.

Ms Grabar-Kitarovic belongs to Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), which played a major role in pushing the country towards independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991. She was a former Foreign Minister and also served as Assistant to the NATO Secretary General.

Knowledge is Wealth

  • Croatia is officially known as Republic of Croatia.
  • Capital of Croatia is Zagreb. 
  • Croatia’s Currency is Kuna.
  • Croatia Joined European Union on July 1, 2013.
  • The origin of modern necktie was Croatia.