Hungary Facts and History

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Flag of Hungary
National Flag of Hungary

Interesting facts about Hungary

  • Official Name: Magyarország (Hungary)
  • Form of Government: unitary multiparty republic with one legislative house (National Assembly [199])
  • President: Viktor Orbán
  • Prime Minister: Viktor Orbán
  • GDP: 163.5 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Budapest
  • Population: 9.773 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Hungarian
  • Currency: Hungarian forint
  • Timezone: GMT+2
  • Area: 93,030 km²
  • Dialing Code: +36
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Tisza,Kékes,Tisza
  • Major Rivers: Hornád,Zala,Drava,Zagyva
  • Continent: Europe
  • Border Countries: It has 2,106 km of boundaries, shared with Austria to the west, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia to the south and southwest, Romania to the southeast, Ukraine to the northeast, and Slovakia to the north.

Map of Hungary

National Symbols of Hungary

  • National Bird: Turul
  • National Anthem: “Himnusz”
  • National Animal: Turul
  • National Flower: Tulip
  • National Tree: Acacia
  • National Museum: Budapest
  • National Poet: Sándor Petőfi Alexander Petrovics
  • National Game: Water Polo
  • National Mountain: Kékestető
  • National Park: Hortobágyi