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Hungary Facts

  • Name: Hungary
    Republic of Hungary (long form)
  • Capital City: Budapest (1,721,556 pop.)
    (3,271,110 metro)
  • Hungary Population: 9,939,470 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Hungarian forint
    (conversion rates)

    forint
    500 forints
  • Ethnicity: Hungarian 92.3%, Roma 1.9%, other or unknown 5.8%
  • GDP total: $195.4 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $19,800 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Hungarian 93.6%, unspecified 6.4%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Budapest, Debrecen, Miskolc, Szeged, Pecs, Gyor, Nyiregyhaza, Szekesfehervar, Kecskemet
  • Name: The word Hungary comes from the Medieval Greek word Oungroi, "land of the Huns," and is translated from the word Magyar - the name given to themselves.
  • National Day: August 20
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 51.9%, Calvinist 15.9%, Lutheran 3%, Greek Catholic 2.6%, other Christian 1%, other or unspecified 11.1%, unaffiliated 14.5%
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