Information about Hungary

Information about Hungary


Country information, capital, language, electricity, climate, time zone, religion, European Union. 

Hungary - Magyarország

Landlocked country in Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

Anthem: "God, bless the Hungarians" - "Isten áldd meg a magyart"

Capital: Budapest

Official Language: Hungarian (Magyar)

Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Accession to the European Union: May 1, 2004

Area: Total - 93,030 km2 (35,919 sq mi)

Population: 9,942,000

Religion: 54.5% Roman Catholic, 21% Reformed (Calvinist) Protestant, 6% Evangelical (Lutheran), 18.5% other

Time zone: Central European Time (GMT+1)
Daylight savings: between end of March and end of October CET+1  (GMT+2)

Electricity: 230V 50Hz

Electric Plug Details: European plug with two circular metal pins

Currency: Hungarian Forint (HUF)

Visa, Customs: for information on Visa, Entry and stay rules please visit the web pages of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Drive on the right.

Internet TLD: .hu; .eu

Date code:

Telephone country code: +36

Continental, with the average temperature (listed in Fahrenheit / Celsius):
January: 29F / -1,6 °C    
February: 39F / 1,1 °C    
March: 41F / 5,6 °C    
April: 51,8F / 11 °C    
May: 60F / 15,9 °C    
June: 66,2F / 19 °C   
July: 69,8F / 20,8 °C
August: 68F / 20,2 °C
September: 61,5F / 16,4 °C
October: 51,8F / 11 °C
November: 40,646F / 4,8 °C
December: 32,72F / 0,4 °C