Hungarian parliament in Budapest (Photo: European Commission)

Hungary has a population of 10.03 million and an area of 93,030 km2.

It became an EU Member State on 1 May 2004.

On 12 April 2003, 83.69% of Hungarians voted “Yes” to Hungary’s EU entry in the binding accession referendum. However, the turnout was low. Less than half of the population (45.62%) voted.