Croatia joins Europe’s Schengen Area: What is it and how does it work?

The Schengen Area is an area of Europe with no internal border controls.

The Schengen Area is an area of Europe with no internal border controls. Image: REUTERS/Borut Zivulovic

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Croatia has joined Europe’s Schengen Area, the world’s biggest visa-free zone. Image: European Council.


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