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Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Population: 4.7 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Zagreb
Comparative area: Slightly smaller than West Virginia
Religions: Catholic 76.5 percent, Orthodox 11.1 percent, Slavic Muslim 1.2 percent, Protestant 0.4 percent, others and unknown 10.8 percent
Landscape: Flat plains along Hungarian border; low mountains and highlands near Adriatic coast; coastline; islands
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1993

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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