Part One: Geography – physical
1. climate-
Hungary has seasonal weather. and when it is winter time it is very cold because of the altitude.
2. fresh water availability
100% of Hungary has access to fresh water according to the CIA world factbook.

3. ocean access
The are no Oceans around Hungary there for they do not have easy access.

4. rivers
some of the rivers were formed by the Alps.
Danube river
Drava river
Theiss river
Maros or Muresul river
Oltul river

5. bordering countries
Serbia and Montenegro

6. physical advantages / disadvantages of topography
Hungary has the Gemenc forest and mountains in northern Hungary.

Part Two: Geography – human
1. population: 9,979,000 (2011 Estimate)

2. languages spoken: Hungarian, German

3. ethnic groups: 92.3% Hungarians, 1.9% Roma, 5.8% others

4. religious groups: Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Other 7.5%

5. problems between ethnic groups: Lake Velence (also a nature sanctuary), Lake Ferto, and Lake Balaton.

6. health data
a. birth rate: 9.6 births/1000 Popuation

b. infant mortality: 5.31 deaths/1,000 live births
Female: 5.04 deaths/1,000 live births
Male: 5.57 deaths/1,000 live births
c. population per doctor: 3.10 in 2008

d. life expectancy: 73.9 years (2009 World Bank, World Development Indicators)

7. education
a. literacy rate: age 15+ can read and write (99.4%)
b. expected years in school: 15
male: 15
female: 16

Part Three Economics
1. Major sector of the economy (industrial, agricultural, service, diversified etc)
foreign direct investment

2. GDP: 190 billion$

3. Population below the poverty line: 14%of population
Part Four: Human Development Index
1. your country’s ranking: 38

2. compared to other countries: high among central Europe country.

3. Per capita income: 19000$

Part Five: Politics
1. formal name of country
Republic of Hungary

2. type of government (ie. monarch)
Formally parlimentary democracy and transitioning toauthoritarian government.

3. political parties currently in power
Christian Democratic People's Party, Democratic Coalition, Hungarian Civic Alliance, Hungarian Socialist Party, Movement for a Better Hungary, Politics Can Be Different

4. country’s leader
chief of state: President Pal SCHMITT (since 6 August 2010)
head of government: Prime Minister Viktor ORBAN (since 29 May 2010)

5. other political organizations within the country
Air Work Group, Danube Circle, Fourth Republic, Green Future, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society, Green Alternative

6. independent sovereignty since
16 November 1918 (republic proclaimed); notable earlier dates: 25 December 1000 (crowning of King STEPHEN I, traditional founding date); 30 March 1867 (Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy established)

7. joined the UN
December 14, 1955.

8. Former colony?

9. corruption perceptions index (
54 out of 183

Part Six Natural resources
1. commodities(goods) produced:
machinery and equipment 61.1%, other manufactures 28.7%, food products 6.5%, raw products 2%, fuels and electricity 1.6%

2. petroleum resources:
production: 34,480 bbl/day
consumption: 146,600 bbl/day
exports: 69,820 bbl/day
imports: 171,600 bbl/day
3. water:
3,240 square kilometers

4. land
89,608 square kilometers

5. natural environment (ie. forests)
mostly flat to rolling hills; hills and low mountains on Slovakian border

Part Seven International relations __
1. friends and allies
Germany, Russia, China, Austria, Netherlands, Poland, Italy, United States

2. must get along with
United States

3. do not get along with
Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

4. relations with neighbors
Chilled relations with Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine, however getting better with basic treaties.

5. international criticisms
Debt, shifting to authoritarian rule

6. international problems
The EU says Hungary is failing to cut its budget deficit fast enough, as it has demanded with other countries seeking bailouts, so will not necessarily get loans. The European Union is also threatening to take Hungary to the European Court of Justice over that country's new constitution which favors authoritarian regime.

1. General:
On 12 April 2003, Hungarians voted to join the EU. In 2002, the EU agreed to admit Hungary, along with 9 other countries, as members on 1 January 2004. In April 2006, the Hungary decided to re-elect their government for the first time since 1989 with a new prime minster.

2. very recent
Hungary has recently been shifting from a parliamentary democracy into a authoritarian government.

1. military structure:
The Ministry of Defence maintains the Hungarian army. and has civil control of it.
2. dependency on other nations:
United States
foreign suppliers.
3. size of military:
In 2010 there were about 26,000 people in the military.
4. recent military history:
Joined NATO in 1999, they are changing there defense system to.
5. percent of budget or GDP spent on military
$1.47 billion
6. dependency upon military

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