Flag of Hungary (GIF)


The flag of Hungary is a tri-colored flag, consisting of three horizontal lines: red, white, and green. The red color represents the blood spilled for the country. The white color symbolizes freedom. The green color refers to the Hungarian pastures. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on May 23, 1957.

In the coat of arms, the left part of the shield has lines representing the four rivers of the country, and the right part features a double cross in a crown on a trimount representing the country's mountains. At the top of the shield is the Holy Crown of St. Stephen.

The Hungary flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Hungary is a landlocked country in the middle of the continent in Central Europe. Its capital is Budapest, and its population is about 9,773,000.

The waving flag of Hungary with its coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Budapest (pop. 1,758,000)
Other major cities:Debrecen (204,000)
Official languages:Hungarian
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:94% Hungarians
3.2% Romani
1.8% Germans
1% not declared
Religion:52.7% Christianity
0.3% Islam
1.5% Atheists
1.6% Other religions
16.7% Non-religious
27.2% Undeclared
Demonym:Hungarian
Area:93,030 km² (35,920 sq mi)
Population:9,773,000
Currency:Forint


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

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