Dating customs croatia
These regions are characterized by differences in geography, traditional economy, food, folkloric tradition, and dialect.
Croats share an overall sense of national culture; people often feel strongly about regional identities and local cultural variations, particularly food and language.
A national reawakening in the nineteenth century focused on the establishment of a national language.
From 1945 to 1991, the official language was Serbo-Croatian.
Even under socialism, Croats often referred to their language as Croato-Serbian (instead of Serbo-Croatian) or as Croatian.
Herzegovinans generally believe that they should be part of Croatia, not linked to Bosnia.
Croats in the diaspora are represented in the national parliament. Croatia was one of the six republics of the former Yugoslavia.