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Hungary Country Quickfacts

  • Statue of Saint Stephen
  • A tram with festive lights
  • Flag of Hungary
  • Hungarian parliament building at sunset
  • View to the Benedictine Abbey in Tihany
Area:  93,030 km2
Capital: Budapest
Country Code: 36
Country Population: 9,877,365
Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card and American Express are widely accepted
Currency: Forint (HUF)
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 220 V 50Hz
Ethnic Groups: 

83.7% Hungarians; 3.1% Romani; 1.3% Germans and 15.5% other

Flag: Czech Republic Flag
Location:  Central Europe
Official Language(s): Hungarian
  • 37.1% Roman Catholicism
  • 1.8% Greek Catholicism
  • 11.6% Calvinism
  • 2.2% Lutheranism
  • 1.9% Other religions
  • 16.7% Non-religious
  • 1.5% Atheists
  • 27.2% Undeclared
Time Zone: CET (UTC +1)
Tipping: Tipping is expected - usually 10%. Must be in cash


Hungary Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Hungary.

Learn about the history and culture of Hungary, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Hungary's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Hungary for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Hungary tours today!


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