Order of the Croatian Interlace

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The Order of the Croatian Interlace or Order of the Early Croatian three-strand pattern (Croatian: Red hrvatskog pletera) is the sixth most important medal given by the Republic of Croatia. The order was founded on April 1, 1995. The medal is awarded for advancement of progress and reputation of Croatia and the welfare of its citizens.[1] It is named after the Croatian Interlace, a traditional Croatian ornamental design, an interwoven series of branches used as a wall or barrier.


  1. ^ Croatian Parliament (1995-03-24). "Zakon o odlikovanjima i priznanjima Republike Hrvatske". Narodne novine (in Croatian) (1995/20). Retrieved 2011-11-16.