Hungary – GENERAL INFORMATION – Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Full name: Republic of Hungary 

Nationality 

        noun: Hungarian(s)        adjective: Hungarian

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Area  
        total: 93,030 sq km        land: 92,340 sq km        water: 690 sq km

Population: 10,006,835 (July 2005 est.)

Ethnic groups 

        Hungarian 89.9 %        Roma 4 %        German 2.6 %         Serb 2%        Slovak 0.8%        Romanian 0.7%

Capital: Budapest, population 1,900,000

Largest Cities 

        Debrecen – 210,000        Miscolc – 180,000        Szeged – 170,000        Pecs – 160,000        Gyor – 130,000

Official Language

        Hungarian 98.2%        other 1.8% 

Religion 

        Roman Catholic 67.5%        Calvinist 20%         Lutheran 5%         atheist and other 7.5%

Political system: parliamentary democracy

GDP: purchasing power parity – $149.3 billion (2004 est.)

GDP per head: purchasing power parity – $14,900 (2004 est.) 

Annual growth: 3.9% (2004 est.) 

GDP – composition by sector 

        agriculture: 3.3%        industry: 31.4%        services: 65.3% (2004 est.)

Inflation: 7% (2004 est.) 

Internet TLD: .hu 

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