Facts

  • Population: 10 million
  • Major language: Hungarian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 78 years (women)
  • Currency: Hungarian Forint (HUF)
  • Member of the European Union

Geography

  • Area: 93,030 sq km (35,919 sq miles)
  • Land locked country located in Central Europe

Notes

  • The landlocked nation is teeming with thermal water springsโ€”more than 1,300, with 123 in Budapest alone.
  • Hungary is home to Lake Balaton, the largest in central Europe.

Tourism

  • Hungary signed the Schengen area agreement on 16 April 2003 and started its implementation on 21 December 2007.
  • Hungary is one of the main medical tourism destinations in Europe

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