Croatian emigration during the 1990s was mostly refugees from the war-torn areas. Most emigrants in this period moved to Western European countries and the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Some of them have since returned to Croatia.
Where do most Croatians live?
According to estimates from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration last year, around 1.2 million people of Croatian descent are living in the USA. The most are based in the States of Pennsylvania, Illinois and Ohio in Pittsburgh, Chicago and Cleveland, as well as in California.
Where did Croatians migrate?
Historical studies indicate that the Croats started migrating from the Iranian homeland to Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia about 3,000 years ago. However, a much larger migration took place about 1,700 years ago.
How many Croatians live in South America?
It is estimated that there are 400,000 Croatians living in Chile, around 250,000 living in Argentina and 45,000 in Brazil. In fact Chile has the second largest population of Croatian diaspora after the U.S.
Which country has the tallest average male height?
The Netherlands The Netherlands is renowned for its tall population and unsurprisingly the nation has the tallest average height on Earth. The average 19-year-old man stands at 183 cm, while women of the same age are typically 172 cm.