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Capital : Budapest
Language :  Hungarian
Currency :  Forint
Population : 9 823 000
Area : 93 028 km2

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Hungary facts

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1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 8% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

3. This country has more than 3,691,000 motor vehicles (375 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. Products of known brands are of lower quality than those sold in Western Europe.

5. The national top-level domain is .hu . There are over 625,790 websites with this extension.

6. The most popular pages with the extension .hu are google.co.hu, sxc.hu and freemail.hu.

7. Unemployment in Hungary fell from 11.6% in 2013 to 4.1% at the end of 2017.

8. In this country there are more than 199 567 km of paved roads including over 1 477 km of expressways (0.31% of all roads in the world).

9. The country has 41 airports, 20 of the paved surface.

10. In this country there are more than 8 057 km of railway tracks.

11. Rubik’s cube and pen are inventions invented by Hungarians.

12. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 10.7 Mb / s, and the maximum is 53.9 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

13. László Bíró invented the pen.

14. The Hungarians won the Noble prize in every category except room.

15. In terms of AIDS, Hungary is one of the safest countries in the world.

16. Political system – republic.

17. The town hall in the city of Gyor was founded by a very rich glazier.

18. The siphon was invented by a Hungarian from Gyor and in this city there is a monument-fountain to commemorate this.


Geography in Hungary

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1. The highest peak of Hungary (Kekes) is the only highest point in Europe, which can be reached by car or even by bus.

2. The lowest point in the country is the Tisza River – 78 m a.s.l.

3. Hungary borders with such countries as: Austria 366 km, Croatia 329 km, Romania 443 km, Serbia 166 km, Slovakia 676 km, Slovenia 102 km, Ukraine 103 km.

4. In the place where the borders of three countries join together: Austria, Hungary and Slovakia, a symbolically triangular table has been placed.

5. Lake Balaton is 77 km long and at its widest point is 14 km. It is one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in Europe.

6. The country is 3.3 times smaller than Poland.

7. The longest river is the Tisza, 596 km.

8. The highest peak is Kékes, 1014 m a.s.l.

9. There is 53.370 km2 of arable land in Hungary (60% of the country’s area).

10. Mátraszentimre is the highest city in the country.

11. 20,036 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (22.4%)

12. The capital of Budapest is divided by the Danube River into two areas called Buda and Pest. Buda is the richer part with the royal castle, and Pest is a place of “constant” fun.

103. The nearest capital city in a straight line from Budapest is Bratislava (Slovakia) – 157 km.

104. The furthest capital in a straight line from Budapest is Wellington (New Zealand) – 17977 km.


Finance in Hungary

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1. The minimum wage for unskilled employees is 105,000 forints (approximately PLN 1,445) per month and for qualified employees 122,000 forints (approximately PLN 1,679) per month (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Hungary is 19%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 9% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 27% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.4%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 132 178 000 000 (PLN 565 721 840 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 139,000,000,000 (PLN 594 920,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 76.9% of GDP, which is about: $ 101 644 882 000 (PLN 435 040 094 960),
2018 year was 73.6 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 102,304,000,000 (PLN 437,861,120,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 10,387 (PLN 44,457).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 182 200,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 120 579 000 000 .

9. This country has in 2018 more than $ 27,841,000,000 (PLN 119 159 480 000) of foreign currency reserve (0.3% of foreign currency reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Hungary has 3,100 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Hungary

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1. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

2. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

3. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on highways from 110 to 130 km / h.

4. Men and women can retire at the age of 62 and 6 months.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 9% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 27% (2018).

7. You can vote from the age of 16 if you are married.

8. In this country, a ban on keeping dolphins in captivity has been introduced.

9. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

10. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 38 days.

11. The last death penalty was made in 1988.


Education in Hungary

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

3. The average IQ level is 98.

4. In a country that is 0,9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 88 641 people).


Work in Hungary

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1. The minimum wage for unskilled employees is 105,000 forints (approximately PLN 1,445) per month and for qualified employees 122,000 forints (approximately PLN 1,679) per month (data from 2015).

2. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 327 480 Ft (PLN 4 257).

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.6% .

4. The amount of income tax in Hungary is 19%.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 62 and 6 months.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 9% (2018).

7. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 38 days.

8. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Hungary

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1. The highest peak of Hungary (Kekes) is the only highest point in Europe, which can be reached by car or even by bus.

2. The lowest point in the country is the Tisza River – 78 m a.s.l.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. Győr is Europe’s largest engine production plant.

5. Hungary has about 1,500 wellness centers due to one of the largest thermal resources in Europe.

6. Lake Balaton is 77 km long and at its widest point is 14 km. It is one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in Europe.

7. As many as 1,000 varieties of pepper are grown in this country. The sharpest is 100 times stronger than chili pepper.

8. The longest river is the Tisza, 596 km.

9. The highest peak is Kékes, 1014 m a.s.l.

10. Mátraszentimre is the highest city in the country.

11. Budapest is the third largest parliament building in the world.

12. Lowest temperature: -35.0 ° C was measured in Görömbölytapolca.

13. Highest temperature: 41.9 ° C was measured in Kiskunhalas.


Army in Hungary

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 60 place,
2018 > year – 56 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 20,000 professional and 52,000 reservists,
2018 year – 23 250 professional and 54 000 reservists.

3. Amount of equipment:
2014 year – 155 tanks, 1500 > armored vehicles, 30 jet aircraft and 12 helicopters,
2018 year – 32 tanks, 1123 armored vehicles, 35 jets and 15 helicopters.

4. Army spending:
2014 year – $ 1,000,000,000 (PLN 4,280,000,000),
2018 year – $ 1,040,000,000 (PLN 4,451,200,000).


Society in Hungary

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1. In Hungary, an average adult consumes about 13.3 liters of pure alcohol annually.

2. Most drink beer – 36%, then spirit – 34%, wine – 30%.

3. In 2013, 591 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. Men and women can retire at the age of 62 and 6 months.

5. The average IQ level is 98.

6. 28% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average, 28.3 .

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.4 children.

9. In this country, more than 7 498 000 (2015) 8 588 776 (2018) people have access to internet (around 87% of the population).

10. About 5 100,000 (2015) 5,300,000 (2018) Facebook accounts were founded.

11. According to statistics in Hungary there is the highest cancer mortality rate, and the lowest female suicide.

12. Until 2007, 13 Hungarians received the Nobel Prize.

13. The population density is 107 people / km².

14. The main religion is the Roman Catholic church, 37%.

16. 13 Hungarian citizens received the Nobel Prize.

17. In Hungary, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 58 minutes a day.

18. The average age people living in this country is 41.4 years old.

19. In this country there are about:
1,458,000 people (14.8%) in the age range 0-14 years.
6,595,000 people (66.96%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1 796 500 people (18.24%) over 65 years old.

20. In this country, around 90 200 children are born annually (0.9% of the population), and about 125,000 people die (1.3% of the population).

21. 55 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

22. 65% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

23. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 127 cigarettes a month.

24. The average life expectancy in this country is 73.6 years (women – 77.6 years and men – 69.5 years).

25. According to polls, as many as 36% of the country’s citizens say they are not interested in politics (4th result in the world).


Symbols of Hungary

1. National alcohol is Unicum and Pálinka.

2. The national animal is the mythical turul bird.

3. Spicy goulash with paprika is a traditional Hungarian dish.


Holidays in Hungary

1. Christmas Eve in Hungary is called the Day of Love.

2. According to the tradition of December 13 on the day of Saint. Lucy women cannot do housework except picking pepper and shelling beans.


History of Hungary

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1. Left-hand traffic was in force until 1941.

2. Independence obtained after the collapse of Austria-Hungary on October 31, 1918.

3. He joined the United Nations on December 14, 1955.

4. After London, Budapest has the oldest underground rail system in Europe. The line was opened in 1896 in the year.

5. On May 12, 1999, the Czech Republic joined a political and military organization called NATO.


Language in Hungary

1. Hungarian is considered one of the most difficult in the world.


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What is the highest mountain in Hungary?

The highest mountain in Hungary is Kékes (1014 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Hungary?

The largest river in Hungary is the Cisa, 596 km.

answer: Marta


Which Hungary has national colors?

National colors: red, white and green.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Unicum and Pálinka.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a mythical turul bird.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

National sport is football and water polo.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Hungary?

Hungary borders on such countries as: Austria 366 km, Croatia 329 km, Romania 443 km, Serbia 166 km, Slovakia 676 km, Slovenia 102 km, Ukraine 103 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 41.4 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage for unqualified employees is 105,000 forints per month and for qualified employees 122,000 forints per month (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Hungary?

The population density is 110 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 41.9 ° C was measured at Kiskunhalas.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -35 ° C was measured in Görömbölytapolca.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta