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Key facts about Hungary



Hungary is located in Central Europe and borders Slovakia, Ukraine, Austria, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

Hungary joined the EU in 2004.

It has a population of approximately 10 million people. The capital city is Budapest that has a population of approximately 1.8 million inhabitants.

Hungary is not part of the Schengen Zone.

The currency is the Forint (Huf).

The international dialling code can be found here.

The top exports of Hungary are Cars, Vehicle Parts, Engines, Packaged Medicines and Video Displays systems.

The top imports of Hungary are Vehicle Parts, Cars, Packaged Medicines, Electrical Components and Engine Parts.

Useful Links

Embassy information of Hungary in Ireland
World Bank

A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business in Hungary. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.

Sea Port

View seaports of Hungary on with information on anchorage depth and types of harbours.


Hungarian cities with airports and further aviation information.

Tax & VAT

Find out about taxes in Hungary and how to verify VAT numbers.

Enterprise Ireland in Hungary

Enterprise Ireland offer export assistance. They have an office in Budapest.

SME United

Find out about what SME United (the association of crafts and SMEs in Europe) support is available in Hungary.

Map of Hungary