Population: 9,982,000 ppl.
Currency: Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Time zone: UTC+1
Phone code: +36
Hungary is a state located in Central part of Europe. Hungary shares its borders with Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia. The country was named by the name of the tribe which lived there – Hungarians. The capital of the state and the largest city is Budapest. Total area of the country is 93 030sq.km, and the population is 9 982 000 people. The country became a member of United Nations in 1955, joined the GATT organization in 1973, and joined the IMF and the World Bank in 1982 and the Council of Europe in 1991. From 1999 Hungary is a full member of NATO. In 2004 Hungary became a member of European UNI0N along with several Eastern European countries. Starting from 1 of January 2011 Hungary was a chairman in European UNI0N during six months.
Hungary is divided into 19 counties and a city of republican subordination equated to a county – Budapest.
Legislative power in Hungary belongs to the Parliament. President is elected every 5 years. President in Hungary has mainly a ceremonial role, but he is the commander of the armed forces, and appoints the prime minister, which is elected by the majority of members of parliament.