Flag of Hungary (GIF)

The flag of Hungary (Hungarian: Magyarország zászlaja) is a simple yet striking design featuring horizontal bands of red, white, and green from top to bottom. The tricolor flag has deep historical and national significance. The red color represents strength, valor, and the blood shed for the country, while the white color symbolizes purity and freedom. The green, inspired by the country's lush landscapes and pastures, stands for hope and fertility. This flag has a long history, dating back to the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, when it became a symbol of the nation's fight for independence. Today, it remains a powerful emblem of Hungary's resilience, national identity, and its enduring commitment to freedom and prosperity.

Adopted:May 23, 1957
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇭🇺

The coat of arms of Hungary is a complex and historically rich emblem. It features a shield divided into two vertical halves. The red right half showcases a silver double-barred cross in a crown on a trimountain representing the country's mountains, which is a historical symbol associated with Saint Stephen, Hungary's first Christian king and the founder of the Hungarian state. The left half displays alternating horizontal red and white stripes, known as "barry," symbolizing the medieval Árpád dynasty, the ruling family of Hungary, and the four rivers of the country. Above the shield, there is a golden crown,the Holy Crown of St. Stephen, also representing the country's monarchy. The cross on the top of the crown signifies Hungary's strong ties to Christianity. Overall, the coat of arms reflects Hungary's rich history, its royal heritage, its deep Christian roots, and the nation's geographical features.

The Hungary flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Hungary is a landlocked country in the middle of the continent, in Central Europe. Its capital is Budapest, and its population is about 9.71 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine.

The waving flag of Hungary with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Budapest
Other major city:Debrecen
Official language:Hungarian
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:94% Hungarians,
3.2% Romani,
1.8% Germans,
1% not declared
Religions:52.7% Christianity,
0.3% Islam,
1.5% Atheists,
1.6% Other religions,
16.7% Non-religious,
27.2% Undeclared
Nationality name:Hungarian
Area:93,030 km² (35,920 sq mi)
Population:9.71 million (2021)
Country codes:HU, HUN (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.hu
Calling code:+36

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Hungary (Hungarian: Magyarország zászlaja és címere), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Hungary
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Hungary

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