Hungary

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Hungary on World Map

Continent – Europe

Region – Central Europe

Size – 93,028km²

Geography – mostly flat to rolling plains; hills and low mountains on the Slovakian border

Language – Hungarian 93.6%, other 6.4%

Religion -Roman Catholic 51.9%, Calvinist 15.9%, Lutheran 3%, Greek Catholic 2.6%, other Christian 1%, other or unspecified 25.6%

    Monetary Unit – Forint

    Natural Resources – bauxite, coal, natural gas, fertile soils, arable land

Agriculture – wheat, corn, sunflower seed, potatoes, sugar beets; pigs, cattle, poultry, dairy products

Industry – mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals, motor vehicles

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Neighbouring Countries – Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

Population – 9,919,128 (2014 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – -0.21%

Average Life Expectancy – 75.46

Capital City -Budapest (1,737,000)

Highest Mountain –  Kekes (1,014m)

Longest River – Tisza (596km)

Climate – Continental – cold winters – -14°C to 0°C, warm summers – 16°C to 36°C

Yearly Rainfall – 63 cm (approx)

Plant Life – oak, conifers and more than 2000 plant species

Animal Life – deer, boar, hare, foxes and mouflon

Bird Life – variety of birds and game birds

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2015). Hungary. Available: http://www.naturalhistoryonthenet.com/Facts_Figures/Country_Facts/hungary.htm. Last accessed Monday, July 18, 2016

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