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Hungary

Hungary
  • Capital

    Capital

    Budapest

  • Local time

    Local time

    13:11

  • Population

    Population

    9.77 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +36

  • Currency

    Currency

    Ft HUF (forint)

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Hungary

Hungary
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Budapest

  • Local time

    Local time

    13:11

  • Population

    Population

    9.77 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +36

  • Currency

    Currency

    Ft HUF (forint)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 1 063

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.58 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    589mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    93 030 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    23%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    23%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    59%

  • Railways

    Railways

    7896km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    21.4 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Hungarian - 92 %
    Roma - 1 %
    others - 5 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 52 %
    Calvinist - 16 %
    Lutheran - 3 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    Hungarian
    other or unspecified

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    38 500

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    12.4 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    32%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    7.3%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    9 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals, motor vehicles

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    wheat, corn, sunflower seed, potatoes, sugar beets, pigs, cattle, poultry, dairy products

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    bauxite, coal, natural gas, fertile soils, arable land

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    55%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    bauxite, coal, natural gas, fertile soils, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    10%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    42 086kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    48 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    57

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What not to do when visiting Hungary

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Marker Hungary
Street & Behavioral

Don't clink glasses when toasting in Hungary - it's associated with the execution of the 13 Martyrs of Arad in 1849.

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2/13
Marker Hungary
Business & Communication

Don't mention these topics when in Hungary - Trianon, gypsies, jokes about then being "Hungry".

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3/13
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting. Friends kiss one another lightly on both cheeks, usually starting with left.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Hungary was founded in exactly 1000 AD (as a kingdom. It had existed earlier as a principality).

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Business & Communication

Don't call Hungarians Slavic - even Hungary is in the Slavic region, they don't have Slavic origin.

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5/13
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Business & Communication

Don't break the eye contact when proposing a toast. Some say if you look away, you're doomed to many years of bad sex.

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6/13
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Social Events

Don’t give a foreign wine - the Hungarians are proud of the wines they produce.

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7/13
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Business & Communication

Don't forget, saying "Thank you" to a service persons means 'Keep the change'.

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8/13
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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9/13
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Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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10/13
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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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11/13
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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to know your frӧccs - Hungarian summer drink. It's wine mixed with soda, but there are various ratios and names, e.g. Krúdy frӧccs or sportfrӧccs.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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