Hungary (/ˈhʌŋɡəri/; Hungarian: Magyarország, pronounced [ˈmɒɟɒrorsaːɡ], officially the Republic of Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság hu-Magyar "Hungarian Republic"), is a landlocked country in the Carpathian Basin of Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia. Its capital is Budapest. Hungary is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, NATO and the European Union and is a Schengen state. The official language is Hungarian.
Religion in Hungary
Hungary is a Christian-majority country, Christians make up 74.4% of the population. The Roman Catholic Church is the most popular Christian denomination, followed by 51.95 of Hungarians, various sects of Protestantism, chiefly Calvinism, are followed by 19.5% of the poulation.
Judaism is the religion of 0.1% of the people of Hungary. The largest synagogue in Europe is located in Budapest.
About 0.1% of Hungarians are Buddhists.
- The Complete Book of Buddha's Lists -- Explained. David N. Snyder, Ph.D., 2006.
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