Croatia is domestically recognized as Hrvatska and the sort of government it has is Republic.
The capital city of Croatia is Zagreb and boasts a population of 0.7 million.
The Croatian flag is comprises three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and blue - the Pan-Slav colors - superimposed by the Croatian coat of arms; the coat of arms consists of one main shield (a checkerboard of 13 red and 12 silver (white) fields) surmounted by five smaller shields that form a crown over the main shield; the five small shields represent five historic regions, they are (from left to right): Croatia, Dubrovnik, Dalmatia, Istria, and Slavonia and is shown above.
The National symbol of Croatia is red-white checkerboard.
The National hymn of Croatia is ""Lijepa naša domovino" ("Our Beautiful Homeland")[note 3]" which was composed by Josip Runjanin.