The WHO Country Office, Hungary was established in Budapest in 1991.

It is the focal point for WHO activities and consists of three staff members. During Hungary s European Union presidency in 2011, the Country Office assisted and facilitated the collaboration of WHO/Europe and the Ministry of National Resources, providing expertise on a range of health issues and helping to prepare and hold conferences and other events.


Capital: Budapest
Geographical size: 93.023,7 km2
Population: 9.879.000 (2014)
Population as % of total EU population: 1,9 % (2014)
GDP: € 97.948 billion (2013)
Official EU language(s): Hungarian
Political system: Parliamentary Republic
EU member country since: 1 May 2004
Seats in the European Parliament:  21
Currency: Hungarian Forint HUF
Schengen area member? Yes, Schengen Area member since 21 December 2007
Presidency of the Council:  Hungary has held the revolving presidency of the Council of the EU once in 2011