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Country fact sheet – Hungary

Country fact sheet – Hungary

Official Name

The Republic of Hungary

Geographical location

Central Europe (47 00 N, 20 00 E)

Area

93,028 km2

Population

10.0 million

Capital

Budapest

Principal cities

Debrecen, Miskolc, Szeged, Pecs

Neighbouring countries

Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

Ethnic groups

Hungarian, Roma

Climate

Oceanic, continental as well as Mediterranean climates. The average temperatures for the hottest (July) and coldest (January) months are 20°C and 2°C.

Official language

Hungarian

Major religions

Catholic, Calvinist and Lutheran

Time zone

GMT + 1  (behind Hong Kong by 7 hours)
GMT + 2  (behind Hong Kong by 6 hours in summer)

International dialling code

+36

Currency

Hungarian forint (HUF); US$1= app. HUF 226.0 (31 Aug 2010)

Visa requirement

Visa-free access for HKSAR passport holders

Business hours

Private and government offices

8:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Monday to Friday

Banks

8:00 am to 3:00 pm,
Monday to Thursday
8:00 am to 1:00 pm, Friday

Shops

10:00 am to 6:00 pm,
Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Saturday

 

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