Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural and scientific cradle of such names as: Nikola Tesla, Paula (nobile) Preradović - author of Austrian national anthem, Ruđer Bosković the philosopher and scientist, Slavoljub Penkala - the inventor of the penkala pen, Emile Zola was Croatian by heritage, Marin Držić - the playwriter, Vatroslav Mimica - a modenist filmmaker, actors Zrinka Cvitešić and Goran Višnjić are also Croatians, Oscar winner (animation) - Surogat by Dušan Vukotić...

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