Hungary



Hungary is a landlocked country in central Europe, which borders with no fewer than seven countries: Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. The country is mostly flat, with low mountains in the north.

The most important sectors of Hungary’s economy in 2014 were industry (26.4 %), wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services (18.5 %) and public administration, defence, education, human health and social work activities (17.5 %).

Hungary’s main export partners are Germany, Austria and Romania while its main import partners are Germany, Austria and Russia.

Capital

Budapest

Geographical size

93 011 km²

Population

9 855 571 (2015)

Population as % of total EU

1.9 % (2015)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

€ 108.748 billion (2015)

Official EU language(s)

Hungarian

Political system

Parliamentary republic

EU member country since

1 May 2004

Seats in the European Parliament

21

Currency

Hungarian Forint HUF