Where is Hungary?

Located in Central Europe, Hungary has a 2,106.00 km border with Austria (321 km), Croatia (348 km), Romania (424 km), Serbia (164 km), Slovakia (627 km), Slovenia (94 km) and Ukraine (128 km).Negotiations continue between Slovakia and Hungary's failure to complete its portion of the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros hydroelectric dam project.

Hungary is a European country covering 93,028.00 km2 of which 3.68% is water and 89,608.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 111th largest country in the world and slightly smaller than Virginia; about the same size as Indiana. Its geographic coordinates are 47 00 N, 20 00 E and Budapest is the capital city.

The name Hungary is said to come from the term "Oungroi", which later became "Hungari".

Its ISO code is HU.


Hungary has a mean elevation of 143 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Tisza River which is 78m above sea level. Its highest elevation is Kekes which is 1,014m above tall.

It has a temperate climate that is cold and coudy in the winter and warm in the summer. Its terrain is mostly flat with some hills and low mountains near the Slovakian border.


Hungary has a population of 9,874,784 making it the 90th largest in the world. The country sees a fairly even population distribution.

Hungarian is the official language. The major ethnic group reported is Hungarian. The majority of the country is Roman Catholic or unspecified.

The dialing code for the country is 36.


Hungary is an independent country. It proclaimed itself a republic in 1918. Its constitution was last ratified in 2011.


Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Hungary's GDP is $268,000,000,000.00 (USD) with $27,200.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 59th largest economy and its citizens the 66th richest in the world. The currency of Hungary is the Forint (HUF).

Its major export partners are Germany, Romania, and Slovakia. Its main exports are machinery and equipment, as wlel as food products. Its major import partners are Germany, China, and Austria. Its major imports include machinery and equipment, other manufactures, fuels, and electricity.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017