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Hungary - Facts and Information

Short Name: Hungary

Long Name: Republic of Hungary

Short Name (local): Magyarorszag

Long Name (local): Magyar Koztarsasag

Member of European Union: Yes, 2004

International Dialing Code: +36

Capital City: Budapest

National Tourist Office: Hungary Tourism

Foreign Embassies in Hungary: Australia | Canada | U.K. | U.S.

Embassies and Visa Information: In Australia | In Canada | In the U.K. | In the U.S.

Nationality: Noun - Hungarian(s), Adjective - Hungarian

Government Type: Parliamentary democracy

Ethnic Groups: Hungarian 89.9%, Roma 4%, German 2.6%, Serb 2%, Slovak 0.8%, Romanian 0.7%

Religions: Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%



Languages: Hungarian 98.2%, other 1.8%

Monetary Unit: 1 forint = 100 filler

Area: 93,030 sq km slightly smaller than Indiana

Climate: Temperate; cold, cloudy, humid winters; warm summers

Population: 10,032,375 (July 2004 est.)

Sex Ratio: 0.91 male(s)/female (2004 est.)

Median Age: 38.4 years, male 35.9 years, female 41.1 years (2004 est.)

Life Expectancy: 72.25 years, male 68.07 years, female 76.69 years (2004 est.)

Population Growth Rate: -0.25% (2004 est.)

Net Migration Rate: 0.86 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)

Population Below Poverty Line: 8.6% (1993 est.)

Unemployment Rate: 5.9% (2003 est.)

Gross National Income: US$6,330 (2003, World Bank)

Export Commodities: Machinery and equipment 57.6%, other manufactures 31.0%, food products 7.5%, raw materials 1.9%, fuels and electricity 1.9% (2001)

Export Partners: Germany 31.9%, Austria 12.4%, US 6.4%, Italy 4.9%, France 4.5%, UK 4.3% (2003 est.)

Import Commodities: Machinery and equipment 51.6%, other manufactures 35.3%, fuels and electricity 8.2%, food products 2.9%, raw materials 2.0% (2001)

Import Partners: Germany 28.8%, Austria 8.2%, Italy 7%, Russia 6.2%, China 4.9%, France 4.8% (2003 est.)

Natural Resources: Bauxite, coal, natural gas, fertile soils, arable land

Public Television: Magyar Televizio (MTV)

Public Radio: Hungarian Radio


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