Hungary is a landlocked and flat country in Central Europe. It is located in the Carpathian Basin (also known as the Pannonian Basin).

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Population: 9.826 million
Ethnic Groups: Hungarian (85.6%), Romani (3.2%), German (1.9%), Other (2.6%), Unspecified (14.1%)
Languages: Hungarian (Official) (99.6%), English (16%), German (11.2%), Russian (1.6%), Romanian (1.3%), French (1.2%), Other (4.2%)
Religions: Roman Catholic (37.2%), Calvinist (11.6%), Lutheran (2.2%), Greek Catholic (1.8%), Other (1.9%), None (18.2%), Unspecified (27.2%)
Capital: Budapest
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The Soviets imposed Communism in Hungary when the Second World War ended. Hungary was the first state to leave Communism and successfully instituted multiparty democracy in 1990. Today, it is a member of the European Union. Hungary was 90% Protestant in 1600, but Christians were persecuted under Communism. Freedom of religion arrived in Hungary in 1990 as Communism came to an end.