Hungary

European Union Country Project

Country: Hungary

Year joined EU: 2004

Introduction

Hungary became a Christian kingdom in A.D. 1000 and served for the against Ottoman Turkish expansion in Europe.The kingdom became part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, collapsed in World War I. The country fell under communist rules in WWII.

Geography

  • Location: Central Europe, Northwest of Romania
  • Geography Coordinates: 47 00 N, 20 00 E
  • Total area: 93,028 square km

Government:

  • Government type: parliamentary democracy

Capital

Budapest

Currency

Hungarian Forint HUF