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Hungary
Magyarország  (Hungarian)
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: Himnusz
Hymn
Location of  Hungary  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Hungary  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Budapest
47°26′N19°15′E / 47.433°N 19.250°E / 47.433; 19.250
Official languagesHungarian
Ethnic groups (2011[1])
DemonymHungarian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional republic
 • PresidentJános Áder
 • Prime MinisterViktor Orbán
 • Speaker of the National AssemblyLászló Kövér
LegislatureOrszággyűlés
(National Assembly)
Foundation
 • Principality of Hungary895[2] 
 • Christian Kingdom25 December 1000[3] 
 • Golden Bull of 122224 April 1222 
 • Ottoman occupation
of Buda
29 August 1541 
 • Liberation of Buda2 September 1686 
 • Hungarian Revolution15 March 1848 
 • Austro-Hungarian Compromise20 March 1867 
 • Treaty of Trianon4 June 1920 
 • Third Republic23 October 1989 
 • Joined the European Union1 May 2004 
 • Current Fundamental Law1 January 2012 
Area
 • Total93,030[4] km2 (109th)
35,919 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.74%
Population
 • 2015 estimate9,855,571[5] (88th)
 • Density105.9/km2 (94th)
274.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$265.037 billion[6] (57th)
 • Per capita$26,941[6] (49th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$132.683 billion[6] (58th)
 • Per capita$13,487[6] (57th)
Gini (2014) 27.9[7]
low ·16th
HDI (2014)Increase 0.828[8]
very high ·44th
CurrencyForint (HUF)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Date formatyyyy/mm/dd
Drives on theright
Calling code+36
Patron saintVirgin Mary
ISO 3166 codeHU
Internet TLD.hua
a.Also .eu as part of the European Union.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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