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Information on Hungary

BASIC FACTS AND DATA

Information on Hungary

 

Time zone: Central European Time (GMT+1)

Capital: Budapest (inhabitants:1,7 million)

Population: 9,9 million

Official language: Hungarian

Foundation: 896

EU accession: 1st May 2004

State form: Parliamentary republic

Currency: Forint (HUF)

 

 

Hungary, located in the heart of Europe, is one of the oldest states in Central Europe. It has a population of 9,9 million in an area of 93,030 km2. Hungary is a member of the European Union, NATO, OECD, Visegrad Group and is a Schengen state.

 

 

Useful links:

Study in Hungary

Lonely Planet about Hungary