Hungary

Agriculture developed by 4th millennium BCE; part of Roman Pannonia and Dacia, inhabited by Illyrians and Celts; held by Avars 7th-9th century, then Charlemagne; Finno-Ugrian Magyars invaded, defeated by Otto I 955; held by Mongols and Turks; Austria-Hungary formed 1867; official language is Magyar (Hungarian), though German, Slovak, Romanian and other languages are also spoken.

Quick Facts on Hungary

Go Historic ID
36651
Names
Hungary
Location
Population
9,728,337 (#93 in world) (2021 est.)
Languages
Hungarian (official) 99.6%, English 16%, German 11.2%, Russian 1.6%, Romanian 1.3%, French 1.2%, other 4.2% (2011 est.)
Ethnic Groups
Hungarian 85.6%, Romani 3.2%, German 1.9%, other 2.6%, unspecified 14.1% (2011 est.)
Religions
Roman Catholic 37.2%, Calvinist 11.6%, Lutheran 2.2%, Greek Catholic 1.8%, other 1.9%, none 18.2%, no response 27.2% (2011 est.)