Croatia officially joined the EU on 1 July 2013. Croatia will become the 20th member of the eurozone on January 1, 2023 with the adoption fo the euro.
Croatia borders Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia and has been an independent country since 1991. Croatia is a parliamentary republic in which the prime minister and the president represent the executive power and the state at home and abroad.
Croatia has 11 MEPs in the European Parliament.