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Independent Protectorate of Croatia
Republika Srpska Krajina
Between 1941 and 1945, Croatia was an independent protectorate
Republika Srpska Krajina was proclaimed in late 1991 in Serbian controlled areas of eastern, western and southern Croatia. Croatia recovered those territories in mid-1995 and 1998 when full sovereignty was restored.
The border between Croatia and Serbia in the area of the Danube River is disputed. Subsequentely, several microstates on no-mans land on the Western bank were proclaimed. These lands have no infrastructure and lie on floodplains.
The Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs has rejected these claims, stating that the differing border claims between Serbia and Croatia do not involve terra nullius and are not subject to occupation by a third party. There has been no diplomatic recognition of these lands by any country.
The Free Republic of Liberland was proclaimed on April 13, 2015 by Czech right-libertarian politician and activist Vít Jedlička. The land in question is administered by Croatia since the Croatian War of Independence.
Principality of Ongal was proclaimed on May 24, 2015 by Bulgarian and Hungarian citizens as an "absolute monarchy" governed by Knyaz (Prince) Milomir I, a chancellor minister, and a minister of ecology.
Free Republic of Verdis
Principality of Celestina
Kingdom of Enclava
Herzeg-Bosna (Croatian Area in Bosnia-Herzegovina)
Location Central Europe Capital Zagreb Main Religion Christianity (catholicism) Main Language Croatian History Between 1941-45, Croatia was an independent protectorate, then became part of Yugoslavia. It seceded from in 1991.
It became a member of the European Union in 2013.
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