Croatia becomes a fully integrated member of the EU
6th Jan, 2023
Croatia has switched to the euro and entered Europe’s passport-free zone – two important milestones for the country after joining the European Union (EU) nearly a decade ago.
- The Balkan nationbid farewell to its kuna currency and became the 20th member of the
- It is now the 27th nation in the Schengen zone, the world’s largest passport-free travel area, which enables more than 400 million people to move freely around its members.
- Croatia, a former Yugoslav republicof 3.9 million people that fought a war of independence in the 1990s, joined the EU in 2013.