Hungary, or more formally known as the Republic of Hungary, is a country that is landlocked in Central Europe. It is surrounded by Ukraine, Romania, Slovenia, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, and Slovakia. Its capital Budapest, is its largest city and a great attraction for many tourists. In addition to being a great attraction in central Europe, Hungary also has a great presence in the European Union, NATO and the OECD. Hungary is over 93,000 square kilometers. It engages in a parliamentary democracy and has the standard 3 branches of government. Hungary became independent on November 16, 1918.

General Information
Official Name: 
Hungary, Magyarország
Capitol: 
Budapest
Population: 
9,857,000
Languages: 
Hungarian
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
93,028
Year of UN Membership: 
1955
Year of Present State Formation: 
1989
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$131.759 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$20,817 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
0.20 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.82
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
24.70
Unemployment: 
10.50%
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Eastern European Group
European Community
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
Australia Group
BIS: Bank for International Settlements
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
CEI: Central European Initiative
CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research
EAPC: Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EIB: European Investment Bank
ESA: European Space Agency
EU: European Union
G-9
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IEA: International Energy Agency
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NEA: Nuclear Energy Agency
NSG: Nuclear Suppliers Group, aka London Group
OAS: Organization of American States
OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
Schengen Convention
SELEC: Convention of the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
ZC: Zangger Committee
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CD: Conference on Disarmament
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
MINURSO: UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
UNFICYP: United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
UNIFIL: UN Interim Force in Lebanon
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
227 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022-6301
(212) 752-0209
(212) 755-5395
hungary@un.int
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