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Where is Hungary?

map showing the location of Hungary

Located in the continent of Europe, Hungary covers 89,608 square kilometers of land and 3,420 square kilometers of water, making it the 110th largest nation in the world with a total area of 93,028 square kilometers.

Hungary was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1918. The population of Hungary is 9,958,453 (2012) and the nation has a density of 111 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Hungary is the Forint (HUF). As well, the people of Hungary are refered to as Hungarian.

The dialing code for the country is 36 and the top level internet domain for Hungarian sites is .hu.

Hungary shares land borders with 7 countries: Romania, Ukraine, Croatia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria.

To learn more, visit our detailed Hungary section.

Quick facts

Population 9,958,453
Density 111.1 / km2 ( 287.8 / mi2 )
Language Hungarian
Independence Year 1918
Capital Budapest (Budapest)
Currency Forint
GDP 137,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 13,757 (2014 data)
Land Area 89,608 km2 (34,598 mi2)
Water Area 3,420 km2 (1,320 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia
Minimum Longitude 16.120
Maximum Longitude 22.890
Mininum Latitude 45.750
Maximum Latitude 48.580

What is the capital of Hungary?

map showing the location of Hungary
Location of Budapest on a map.

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary. It has a population of 1,741,041, and is located on a latitue of 47.5 and longitude of 19.04.

Budapest is also the political center of Hungary, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Budapest, the Capital Of Hungary

City Budapest
Country Hungary
Population 1,741,041
Longitude 19.03991000
Latitude 47.49801000
Elevation 111 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Hungary

Rank City Population
#1Budapest1,741,041
#2Debrecen204,124
#3Miskolc172,637
#4Szeged164,883
#5Pecs156,649
#6Budapest XI. keruelet139,049
#7Gyor128,265
#8Budapest III. keruelet123,723
#9Budapest XIV. keruelet120,148
#10Nyiregyhaza116,298
#11Budapest XIII. keruelet113,531
#12Kecskemet109,847
#13Szekesfehervar101,600
#14Budapest IV. keruelet98,374
#15Budapest XVIII. keruelet93,225
#16Budapest II. keruelet88,729
#17Budapest VIII. keruelet82,222
#18Budapest XV. keruelet80,218
#19Szombathely79,534
#20Budapest X. keruelet79,270

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.