Country Facts

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Formal Name Hungary
Capital Budapest
Main Cities Debrecen, Miskolc, Szeged, Pécs
Official Language Hungarian
Currency Forint (HUF)
Dialling Code +36
Emergency Number 112
Time Zone UTC/GMT +1
Daylight Savings Time +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Units of Measure Metric system
Electricity 230 volts; frequency of 50 hertz. Plug types C and F
Government Parliamentary democracy
Population 9,958,453 (July 2012 est.)
Climate Temperate; cold, cloudy, humid winters; warm summers
Land Surface 89,608 sq Km
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Hungarian flag Hungarian flag


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