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Hungary

Hungary is a unitary parliamentary republic country located in Central Europe with a 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) area. Hungary is bordered by Slovakia, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, and Ukraine. The famous The Danube flows into Hungary from the south of Slovakia and divides Hungary into two parts, the East and the west. Hungary does not have rich resources but features with beautiful mountains, rivers and magnificent architectures. Hungary's capital and its largest city and metropolis is Budapest, a significant economic hub, classified as a leading global city. Major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.



People: As of January 2014, Hungary had a total population of 9. 879 millions, with a population density of 106.2 people per square kilometer. The main ethnic group is Hungary, which accounts for about 90%. Ethnic minorities includes Slovakia, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Germany and other ethnic groups.

Climate: Hungary is located in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere. It is at the intersection area of temperate continental climate, temperate marine climate and Mediterranean climate, which is more affected by continental climate. The climate change in Hungary is large, and the temperature difference between different regions is also big, and the annual average temperature is 10.8 °C. The hottest months are July and August, although the average temperature in summer is 21.7 °C, the temperature in the two months may sometimes exceed 30 °C or even to 34.5 °C. It is not very cold in winter, the coldest months are January and February, and the average temperature is -1.2 °C. The annual sunshine duration is 2038 hours, and the sunshine time is longer in the south. The average annual wind speed is 2.2 meters per second.

Language: Hungarian is the official and predominant spoken language in Hungary.

Economy: Hungary is one of the developed countries in the world, with a better industrial base. Hungary develops and produces some of their own expertise and knowledge intensive products, such as computer, communication equipment, instruments, chemical and pharmaceutical etc.. Hungary takes various measures to optimize the investment environment which makes it one of the central and Eastern European countries to attract the most foreign capital per capita.

The Hungarian agricultural base is good and occupies an important position in the national economy. It not only provides rich food for the domestic market, but also makes a great deal of foreign exchange for the country. The main agricultural products are wheat, corn, sugar beet, potatoes, etc. Tourism industry in Hungary is very developed.

Time: CET (UTC+1), CEST (UTC+2) in Summer (DST)

Capital: Forint (HUF)

How to get there: Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and Airport Debrecen are the main international airports in Hungary. Several low cost carriers operates to Budapest, for example, Ryanair, Wizzair, Easyjet, Germanwings and Airberlin. In addition, people can take a 3-hour ride bus from Vienna International Airport and the capital.