Hungary is a landlocked country in central Europe, which borders with no fewer than seven countries: Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. The country is mostly flat, with low mountains in the north.
The most important sectors of Hungary’s economy in 2014 were industry (26.4 %), wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services (18.5 %) and public administration, defence, education, human health and social work activities (17.5 %).
Hungary’s main export partners are Germany, Austria and Romania while its main import partners are Germany, Austria and Russia.
93 011 km2
9 855 571 (2015)
Population as % of total EU:
1.9 % (2015)
Gross domestic product (GDP):
€ 108.748 billion (2015)
Official EU language(s):
EU member country since:
1 May 2004
Seats in the European Parliament:
Hungarian Forint HUF
Schengen area member?
Yes, Schengen Area member since 21 December 2007.
Presidency of the Council:
Hungary has held the revolving presidency of the Council of the EU once in 2011.