Croatia and Slavonia
Croatia and Slavonia a united province of the Austrian empire; area 9800 square miles; population in 1857, 865,403. The inhabitants are of Slavonian descent, and mostly belong to the Roman Catholic religion (in 1851, 770,656 Roman Catholics, and 88,331 United Greeks). There were, besides, 386 Lutherans, 4445 Reformed, 718 Greeks, 6 Unitarians, and 3914 Jews. Crotia is considered a part of Hungary, but formerly possessed some privileges; among others, to exclude Protestants from its borders. In 1866 the Croatian Diet passed resolutions in favor of religious toleration.