National holiday: Independence Day, 8 October (1991) and Statehood Day, 25 June (1991); note - 25 June 1991 was the day the Croatian parliament voted for independence; following a three-month moratorium to allow the European Community to solve the Yugoslav crisis peacefully, Parliament adopted a decision on 8 October 1991 to sever constitutional relations with Yugoslavia
Definition: This entry gives the primary national day of celebration - usually independence day.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of December 6, 2013
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