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About Hungary in detail
Where is Hungary?
Hungary, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 47 30 N 19 05 E otherwise in Europe, in Central Europe, northwest of Romania.
What is the capital of Hungary?
The capital city of Hungary is: Budapest.
What is the time in Budapest?
It is 6 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Budapest is: UTC+1.
What is the Internet code for Hungary?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Hungary is: .hu
What is the size of Hungary?
The territory of Hungary is total: 93,028 sq km; land: 89,608 sq km, water: 3,420 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Hungary is slightly smaller than Virginia; about the same size as Indiana.
If we would like to walk around and discover Hungary, we can do that by covering the distance of total: 2,106 km.
What is the water coverage of Hungary?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Hungary is covered by water (see below), and this includes 0 km (landlocked country) coastline.
What is the climate like in Hungary?
The climate of Hungary is temperate: cold, cloudy, humid winters: warm summers.
Geographical data of Hungary
The elevation of Hungary; mean elevation: 143 m, elevation extremes; lowest point: Tisza River 78 m, highest point: Kekes 1,014 m.
The typical geographical details of Hungary include mostly flat to rolling plains; hills and low mountains on the Slovakian border.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Hungary is landlocked country; strategic location astride main land routes between Western Europe and Balkan Peninsula as well as between Ukraine and Mediterranean basin; the north-south flowing Duna (Danube) and Tisza Rivers divide the country into three large regions.
Resources and land use of Hungary
The country’s main mined products are bauxite, coal, natural gas, fertile soils, arable land. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 58.9%; arable land 48.5%; permanent crops 2%; permanent pasture 8.4%; forest: 22.5%; other: 18.6% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Hungary
The number of inhabitants of Hungary is 9,874,784 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that a fairly even distribution throughout most of the country, with urban areas attracting larger and denser populations.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 71.2% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Hungary is concentrated in BUDAPEST (capital) 1.714 million (2015).
Ethnicity in Hungary
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Hungarian 85.6%, Roma 3.2%, German 1.9%, other 2.6%, unspecified 14.1%note: percentages add up to more than 100% because respondents were able to identify more than one ethnic group (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Hungary
The spoken languages in Hungary are the following: Hungarian (official language) 99.6%, English 16%, German 11.2%, Russian 1.6%, Romanian 1.3%, French 1.2%, other 4.2%. Note: shares sum to more than 100% because some respondents gave more than one answer on the census; Hungarian is the mother tongue of 98.9% of Hungarian speakers (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Hungary?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Roman Catholic 37.2%, Calvinist 11.6%, Lutheran 2.2%, Greek Catholic 1.8%, other 1.9%, none 18.2%, unspecified 27.2% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Hungary
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 14.76% (male 750,516 / female 706,780) 15-24 years: 11.19% (male 570,097 / female 534,856) 25-54 years: 41.74% (male 2,071,865 / female 2,049,939) 55-64 years: 13.66% (male 620,362 / female 728,387) 65 years and over: 18.65% (male 693,609 / female 1,148,373) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Hungary is -0.24% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Hungary the birth rate is 9.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 12.8 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Hungary the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Hungary, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Hungary are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 7.4% of GDP (2014).
Economic data of Hungary
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Hungary has made the transition from a centrally planned to a market economy, with a per capita income nearly two-thirds that of the EU-28 average.In late 2008, Hungary's impending inability to service its short-term debt - brought on by the global financial crisis - led Budapest to obtain an IMF/EU/World Bank-arranged financial assistance package worth over $25 billion. The global economic downturnHungary’s progress reducing its deficit to under 3% of GDP led the European Commission in 2013 to permit Hungary for the first time since joining the EU in 2004 to exit the Excessive Deficit Procedure. The government remains committed to keeping the budge.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Hungary is $117.1 billion (2015 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Hungary is 2% (2016 estimate) 2.9% (2015 estimate) 3.7% (2014 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Hungary this is $27,200 (2016 estimate) $26,600 (2015 estimate) $25,800 (2014 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Hungary produces?
The main agricultural products of Hungary are wheat, corn, sunflower seed, potatoes, sugar beets; pigs, cattle, poultry, dairy products.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), motor vehicles. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), motor vehicles.
Drinking water source in Hungary
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 100% of population, rural: 100% of population, total: 100% of population. Unimproved: urban: 0% of population, rural: 0% of population, total: 0% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Hungary
In Hungary the average number of childbirth is 1.44 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Hungary
The average age of the population is total: 41.8 years; male: 39.9 years, female: 44.1 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Hungary it is 18 years of age, 16 if married; universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Hungary is 1.3 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: citizenship by birth: no. Citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Hungary. Dual citizenship recognized: yes, residency requirement for naturalization: 8 years.
Is Hungary a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Hungary
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Hungary density of the hospital beds is 7.2 beds / 1,000 population (2011).
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Hungary the degree of risk: intermediatevectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016).
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Hungary the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Hungary is 26% (2014).
What are the natural hazards Hungary? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Hungary are N/A.
More interesting facts about Hungary
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Hungary became a Christian kingdom in A.D. 1000 and for many centuries served as a bulwark against Ottoman Turkish expansion in Europe. The kingdom eventually became part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and an announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive military intervention by Moscow. Under the leadership of Janos KADAR in 1968, Hungary began liberalizing its economy, introducing so-called "Goulash Communism." Hungary held its first multiparty elections in 1990 and initiated a free market economy. It joined NATO in 1999 and the EU five years later..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Hungary: 16 November 1918 (republic proclaimed); notable earlier dates: 25 December 1000 (crowning of King STEPHEN I, traditional founding date); 30 March 1867 (Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy established).
The flag and other symbols of Hungary
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and green; the flag dates to the national movement of the 18th and 19th centuries, and fuses the medieval colors of the Hungarian coat of arms with the revolutionary tricolor form of the French flag; folklore attributes virtues to the colors: red for strength, white for faithfulness, and green for hope; alternatively, the red is seen as being for the blood spilled in defense of the land, white for freedom, and green for the pasturelands that make up so much of the country.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Hungary: Holy Crown of Hungary (Crown of Saint Stephen); national colors: red, white, green.
Constitution of Hungary
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Hungary?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Hungary is civil legal system influenced by the German model.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Hungary, we can highlight the following structures unicameral National Assembly or Orszaggyules (199 seats; 106 members directly elected in single-member constituencies by simple majority vote and 93 members directly elected in a single nationwide constituency by party list proportional representation vote; members serve 4-year terms)elections: last held on 6 April 2014 (next to be held by April 2018)election results: percent of vote by party - Fidesz-KDNP 44.5%, Unity 26%, Jobbik 20.5%, LMP 5.3%, other 3.7%; seats by party - Fidesz-KDNP 133, Unity 38, Jobbik 23, LMP 5.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Hungary
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Hungary the labor force is 4.564 million (2016 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Hungary is total: 5 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 5.2 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 4.7 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Hungary is 6.6% (2016 estimate).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Hungary, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: 3.1% highhest 10%: 22.6% (2009).
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Hungary the GINI index is .30,6 (2013 estimate).
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Hungary the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: 3.1% highhest 10%: 22.6% (2009).
About the budget and central governments debt of Hungary
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Hungary is; revenues: $57.32 billion, expenditures: $60.08 billion (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 49% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Hungary is calendar year.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Hungary
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: 0.1% (2016 estimate), -0.1% (2015 estimate) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 2.3% (31 December 2016 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Hungary
Hungary, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Hungary is: $91.78 billion (2016 estimate), $89.44 billion (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: machinery and equipment 53.5%, other manufactures 31.2%, food products 8.7%, raw materials 3.4%, fuels and electricity 3.9% (2012 estimate).
The most important imported products are: machinery and equipment 45.4%, other manufactures 34.3%, fuels and electricity 12.6%, food products 5.3%, raw materials 2.5% (2012), and the countries from where the import is coming: Germany 25.8%, China 6.7%, Austria 6.6%, Poland 5.5%, Slovakia 5.3%, France 5%, Czech Republic 4.8%, Netherlands 4.6%, Italy 4.5% (2015).
Renewable energies used in Hungary
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Hungary, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is 0.6% of total installed capacity (2015 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the 6.8% of total installed capacity (2014 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Hungary, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Hungary; modern telephone system is digital and highly automated; trunk services are carried by fiber-optic cable and digital microwave radio relaydomestic: competition among mobile-cellular service providers has led to a sharp increase in the use of mobile-cellular phones since 2000 and a decrease in the number of fixed-line connectionsinternational: country code - 36; Hungary has fiber-optic cable connections with all neighboring countries; the international switch is in Budapest; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean regions), 1 Inmarsat, 1 very small aperture termin (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Hungary
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Hungary: 41 (2013), and the number of heliports: 3 (2013).
The total length of the roadways in Hungary: total: 203,601 km, paved: 77,087 km (includes 1,582 km of expressways), unpaved: 126,514 km (2014).
The total length of the waterways in Hungary: 1,622 km (most on Danube River) (2011).
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Facts about Hungary
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Hungary, local long form: none, local short form: Magyarorszag, etymology: the Byzantine Greeks refered to the tribes that arrived on the steppes of Eastern Europe in the 9th century as the "Oungroi," a name that was later Latinized to "Ungri" and which became "Hungari"; the name originally meant an "[alliance of] ten tribes"; the Hungarian name "Magyarorszag" means "Land of the Magyars"; the term may derive from the most prominent of the Hungarian tribes, the Megyer.
|Abbrevation: Hungary||Geographic coordinates:
47 00 N, 20 00 E
|Capital of Hungary: Budapest||GPS of the Capital:
47 30 N 19 05 E
|Position: Central Europe, northwest of Romania|
|Land area: total: 93,028 sq km; land: 89,608 sq km, water: 3,420 sq km||Terrain: mostly flat to rolling plains; hills and low mountains on the Slovakian border
||Area comparative: slightly smaller than Virginia; about the same size as Indiana|
|Population: 9,874,784 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: -0.24% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.06 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.07 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.01 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.85 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.6 male(s) / female, total population: 0.91 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $91.78 billion (2016 estimate), $89.44 billion (2015 estimate)||Imports: $86.61 billion (2016 estimate), $84.7 billion (2015 estimate)||Import partners: Germany 25.8%, China 6.7%, Austria 6.6%, Poland 5.5%, Slovakia 5.3%, France 5%, Czech Republic 4.8%, Netherlands 4.6%, Italy 4.5% (2015)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 71.2% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): BUDAPEST (capital) 1.714 million (2015)||Median age: total: 41.8 years; male: 39.9 years, female: 44.1 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 7.209 million. Percent of population: 72.8% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 3,094,228. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 31 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 11.786 million. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 119 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 6.6% (2016 estimate)||Nationality: Hungarian(s) adjective: Hungarian||National holidays: Saint Stephen's Day, 20 August|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 75.9 years. Male: 72.2 years, female: 79.8 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.44 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 9.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write. Total population: 99.1%; male: 99.1%, female: 99% (2015 estimate)||Legal system: civil legal system influenced by the German model||Suffrage: 18 years of age, 16 if married; universal|
|Industries: mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), motor vehicles||Industrial production growth rate: 3.3% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 2% (2016 estimate) 2.9% (2015 estimate) 3.7% (2014 estimate)|
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