Croatian currency. The Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska) is divided into 20 counties and Zagreb, the capital and largest city. The official language is Croatian. This land has been historically of great significance and has been under the control of various people and civilizations. Independence: Principality 9th Century CE; Kingdom 925CE; Union with Hungary 1102CE; joined Hapsburg Empire January 1, 1527; independence from Austria-Hungary October 29, 1918; Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Yugoslavia) December 4, 1918; Republic of Yugoslavia November 29, 1943; declaration of independence from Yugoslavia October 8, 1991. Monetary system: 1 Dinar = 100 Para (1918-41, 1945-); 1 Kuna = 100 Banica (1941-45); 1 Kuna = 100 Lipa (1994-).