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Flag of Hungary

Flag of Hungary

On 23 May 1957, Hungary Flag was adopted as the nation flag of the country. The flag of Hungary features horizontal tricolor of red, white and green. The flag's designs have been taken from the national republican movements that happened during 18th and 19th centuries. However, the colors belong to the Middle-Ages.

The present Hungarian tricolor flag resembles the republican movement flag of the United Kingdom, which was used during 1816. The colors in Flag of Hungary provided in the available design were already being used the coronation of Leopold II in 1790.

History of Hungary Flag

During the anti-Soviet rebellion in 1956, rebels cut out the Hammer and Sickle symbol and used the resulting tricolor with a hole in the central as the symbol of the revolt. After passing of few months, the new government transformed the flag to bear the minor arms deprived of the crown as the badge again. In 1957, the Stalinist restoration subsequently the revolution was defeated by the Soviet Red Army, the new government modified a "new" coat of arms, which but was never formally put onto the flag. Therefore, the official flag of Hungary has been an unadulterated red-white-green tricolor since 1957. After the fall of communism in 1989 there was not an essentiality to change the flag, as it did not bear any communist emblem. There was a reference of the Committee of Symbols in the 2000s. This has not been applied in law, though the arms are legally permitted on the flag.

Hungary Flag Design and Symbolic Meaning

The myths of the romantic period accredited the colors to merits: red for strength, white for correctness and green for hope. Otherwise, red for the blood dropped for the fatherland, white for autonomy and green for the land, for the pastures of Hungary.

About Hungary

The country is located in Europe. There are six countries that surround the nations. The country has Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Ukraine to the northeast, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Austria to the northwest and Slovenia to the west. The population of Hungary estimated is 10 million having 104 people per square kilometer as their population density.

Hungary has a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic. The official language of Hungary is German and the currency is Euro. Hungary comprises of two letters Hungary code i.e. Hu and its three letters Hungary code is HUN and in digits it is 348 . The calling code is +36 and the UTC i.e. standard time followed in Hungary is UTC +2 hours.

Hungary comprises a total of nineteen independent counties that are also called as provinces and states.

Hungary Country Information

Country Hungary
Continent Europe
Official languages Hungarian
Capital Budapest
Currency Hungarian forint Ft (HUF)

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Hungary Time Zones

CET UTC+01:00
CEST UTC+02:00

Hungary Codes

Internet TLD HU
Three-letter country code HUN
Three-digit country code 348
Calling code +36