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Outline of Hungary

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Hungary:

Hungary – landlocked sovereign country located in the Carpathian Basin of Central Europe, bordering Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia1 Its capital is Budapest Hungary is a member of OECD, NATO, EU and a Schengen state The official language is Hungarian also known as Magyar, which forms part of the Uralic family It is one of the four official languages of the European Union that is not of Indo-European origin

Following a Celtic after c 450 BC and a Roman 9 BC - c 4th century period, the foundation of Hungary was laid in the late Ninth Century by the Magyar chieftain Árpád, whose great grandson István ascended to the throne with a crown sent from Rome in 1000 The Kingdom of Hungary existed with minor interruptions for more than 900 years, and at various points was regarded as one of the cultural centers of the Western world It was succeeded by a Communist era 1947–1989 during which Hungary gained widespread international attention regarding the Revolution of 1956 and the seminal move of opening its border with Austria in 1989, thus accelerating the collapse of the Eastern Bloc The present form of government is a parliamentary republic since 1989 Hungary's current goal is to become a developed country by International Monetary Fund standards, having become already developed by most traditional measures, including GDP and HDI2 world ranking 36th and rising The country's first ever term of EU presidency is due in 20113

Hungary was one of the 15 most popular tourist destinations in the world in the past decade,45 with a capital regarded as one of the most beautiful in the world67 Despite its relatively small size, the country is home to numerous World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Biosphere reserves, the second largest thermal lake in the world Lake Hévíz, the largest lake in Central Europe Lake Balaton, and the largest natural grassland in Europe Hortobágy National Park


  • 1 General reference
  • 2 Geography of Hungary
    • 21 Environment of Hungary
      • 211 Natural geographic features of Hungary
    • 22 Regions of Hungary
      • 221 Ecoregions of Hungary
      • 222 Administrative divisions of Hungary
        • 2221 Counties of Hungary
        • 2222 Subregions of Hungary
        • 2223 Municipalities of Hungary
    • 23 Demography of Hungary
  • 3 Government and politics of Hungary
    • 31 Branches of the government of Hungary
      • 311 Executive branch of the government of Hungary
      • 312 Legislative branch of the government of Hungary
      • 313 Judicial branch of the government of Hungary
    • 32 Foreign relations of Hungary
      • 321 International organization membership
    • 33 Law and order in Hungary
    • 34 Military of Hungary
    • 35 Local government in Hungary
  • 4 History of Hungary
  • 5 Culture of Hungary
    • 51 Art in Hungary
    • 52 Sports in Hungary
  • 6 Economy and infrastructure of Hungary
  • 7 Education in Hungary
  • 8 See also
  • 9 References
  • 10 External links

General referenceedit

An enlargeable basic map of Hungary
  • Pronunciation: /ˈhʌŋɡəri/
  • Common English country name: Hungary
  • Official English country name: Hungary
  • Common endonym: Magyarország
  • Official endonym: Magyarország
  • Adjectives & demonymic: Hungarian, Magyar
  • Etymology: Name of Hungary
  • International rankings of Hungary
  • ISO country codes: HU, HUN, 348
  • ISO region codes: See ISO 3166-2:HU
  • Internet country code top-level domain: hu

Geography of Hungaryedit

An enlargeable topographic map of Hungary

Geography of Hungary

  • Hungary is: a landlocked country
  • Location:
    • Northern Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere
    • Eurasia
      • Europe
        • Central Europe
        • Eastern Europe
    • Time zone: Central European Time UTC+01, Central European Summer Time UTC+02
    • Extreme points of Hungary
      • High: Kékes 1,014 m 3,327 ft
      • Low: Tisza south of Szeged 76 m 249 ft
    • Land boundaries: 2,185 km
 Slovakia 676 km  Romania 443 km  Austria 366 km  Croatia 329 km  Serbia 166 km  Ukraine 103 km  Slovenia 102 km
  • Coastline: none
  • Population of Hungary: 10,035,000 June 30, 2008 - 80th most populous country
  • Area of Hungary: 93,030 km2
  • Atlas of Hungary

Environment of Hungaryedit

An enlargeable satellite image of Hungary
  • Climate of Hungary
  • Renewable energy in Hungary
  • Geology of Hungary
  • Protected areas of Hungary
    • Biosphere reserves in Hungary
    • National parks of Hungary
  • Wildlife of Hungary
    • Fauna of Hungary
      • Birds of Hungary
      • Mammals of Hungary

Natural geographic features of Hungaryedit

  • Glaciers of Hungary
  • Islands of Hungary
  • Lakes of Hungary
  • Mountains of Hungary
    • Volcanoes in Hungary
  • Rivers of Hungary
    • Waterfalls of Hungary
  • Valleys of Hungary
  • World Heritage Sites in Hungary

Regions of Hungaryedit

Ecoregions of Hungaryedit

List of ecoregions in Hungary

Administrative divisions of Hungaryedit

Main article: Administrative divisions of Hungary
  • Counties of Hungary
    • Subregions of Hungary
      • Municipalities of Hungary
Counties of Hungaryedit

Counties of Hungary

Subregions of Hungaryedit

Subregions of Hungary

Municipalities of Hungaryedit

Municipalities of Hungary

  • Capital of Hungary: Budapest
  • Cities of Hungary

Demography of Hungaryedit

Demographics of Hungary

Government and politics of Hungaryedit

Politics of Hungary

  • Form of government: parliamentary representative democratic republic
  • Capital of Hungary: Budapest
  • Elections in Hungary
  • Political parties in Hungary

Branches of the government of Hungaryedit

Government of Hungary

Executive branch of the government of Hungaryedit

  • Head of state: President of Hungary, János Áder
  • Head of government: Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán
  • Cabinet of Hungary

Legislative branch of the government of Hungaryedit

  • National Assembly of Hungary unicameral

Judicial branch of the government of Hungaryedit

Court system of Hungary

  • Supreme Court of Hungary
  • Constitutional Court of Hungary

Foreign relations of Hungaryedit

Foreign relations of Hungary

  • Diplomatic missions of Hungary

International organization membershipedit

International organization membership of Hungary The Republic of Hungary is a member of:1

Law and order in Hungaryedit

Law of Hungary

2006 protests in Hungary
  • Capital punishment in Hungary
  • Constitution of Hungary
  • Crime in Hungary
    • Prostitution in Hungary
  • Human rights in Hungary
    • Women's rights in Hungary
    • LGBT rights in Hungary
      • Recognition of same-sex unions in Hungary
    • Freedom of religion in Hungary
  • Law enforcement in Hungary
  • 2006 protests in Hungary

Military of Hungaryedit

Military of Hungary

  • Command
    • Commander-in-chief: László Sólyom
      • Ministry of Defence of Hungary
        • Minister of Defence of Hungary: Imre Szekeres
  • Forces
    • Army of Hungary
    • Navy of Hungary: None the country is landlocked
    • Air Force of Hungary
  • Military history of Hungary
  • Military ranks of Hungary

Local government in Hungaryedit

Main article: Hungary § Subregions of Hungary
Name of county County seat Area
Population Population
Bács-Kiskun Kecskemét 8,445 541,584 64 119
Baranya Pécs 4,430 402,260 91 301
Békés Békéscsaba 5,631 392,845 70 75
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Miskolc 7,247 739,143 102 355
Csongrád Szeged 4,263 425,785 100 60
Fejér Székesfehérvár 4,359 428,579 98 108
Győr-Moson-Sopron Győr 4,208 440,138 105 182
Hajdú-Bihar Debrecen 6,211 550,265 89 82
Heves Eger 3,637 323,769 89 119
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok Szolnok 5,582 413,174 74 75
Komárom-Esztergom Tatabánya 2,265 315,886 139 76
Nógrád Salgótarján 2,546 218,218 86 129
Pest Budapest 6,393 1,124,395 176 186
Somogy Kaposvár 6,036 334,065 55 244
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Nyíregyháza 5,936 583,564 98 228
Tolna Szekszárd 3,703 247,287 67 108
Vas Szombathely 3,336 266,342 80 216
Veszprém Veszprém 4,493 368,519 82 217
Zala Zalaegerszeg 3,784 269,705 78 257

History of Hungaryedit

History of Hungary

  • Timeline of the history of Hungary
  • Current events of Hungary
  • Military history of Hungary

Culture of Hungaryedit

Culture of Hungary

  • Architecture of Hungary
  • Cuisine of Hungary
  • Festivals in Hungary
  • Languages of Hungary
  • Media in Hungary
  • Museums in Hungary
  • National symbols of Hungary
    • Coat of arms of Hungary
    • Flag of Hungary
    • National anthem of Hungary
  • People of Hungary
  • Prostitution in Hungary
  • Public holidays in Hungary
  • Records of Hungary
  • Religion in Hungary
    • Christianity in Hungary
    • Hinduism in Hungary
    • Islam in Hungary
    • History of the Jews in Hungary
    • Sikhism in Hungary
  • World Heritage Sites in Hungary

Art in Hungaryedit

  • Art in Hungary
  • Cinema of Hungary
  • Literature of Hungary
  • Music of Hungary
  • Television in Hungary
  • Theatre in Hungary

Sports in Hungaryedit

Sports in Hungary

  • Football in Hungary
  • Hungary at the Olympics

Economy and infrastructure of Hungaryedit

Economy of Hungary

  • Economic rank, by nominal GDP 2007: 49th forty-ninth
  • Agriculture in Hungary
  • Banking in Hungary
    • National Bank of Hungary
  • Communications in Hungary
    • Internet in Hungary
  • Companies of Hungary
  • Currency of Hungary: Forint
    • ISO 4217: HUF
  • Energy in Hungary
    • Energy policy of Hungary
    • Oil industry in Hungary
  • Health care in Hungary
  • Mining in Hungary
  • Hungary Stock Exchange
  • Tourism in Hungary
  • Transport in Hungary
    • Airports in Hungary
    • Rail transport in Hungary
    • Roads in Hungary

Education in Hungaryedit

Education in Hungary

  • List of schools in Hungary

See alsoedit

  • Hungary portal
  • European Union portal


  • Index of Hungary-related articles
  • List of Hungary-related topics
  • List of international rankings
  • Member state of the European Union
  • Member state of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Member state of the United Nations
  • Outline of Europe
  • Outline of geography


  1. ^ a b "Hungary" The World Factbook United States Central Intelligence Agency July 2, 2009 Retrieved July 23, 2009 
  2. ^ Microsoft Word - NHDP_HU_NSRF_en_r1doc
  3. ^ The Budapest Times - Hungary‘s leading English Language source for daily news - Parties discuss preparations for Hungary's EU presidency in 2011
  4. ^ Index - Miért menjünk Magyarországra Miért menjünk Szlovákiába
  5. ^ http://wwwmthgovhu/downloadphpctag=download&docID=185
  6. ^ http://whcunescoorg/archive/advisory_body_evaluation/400bispdf
  7. ^ Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports

External linksedit

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Wikimedia Atlas of Hungary

  • Official site of the National Assembly
  • hungaryhu
  • History of Hungary: Primary Documents
  • History of Hungary – The Corvinus Library
  • In The Land of Hagar - The Jews of Hungary – A Virtual Exhibition
  • Translation of Hungarian literary works - a database
  • Hungary at DMOZ
  • Agricultural land use profile

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