Rimland. Now predominantly Continentalist geopolitical orientation.
70% - Eurasianist, 30% Atlanticist.
NATO member. It has strong relations with Central European countries, Continental Europe in general.
Forced by NATO leadership to see Russia as possible military opponent
Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania
Central Europe, Western Ukraine, Southern Slovakia, Eastern Austria and Slovenia, Northern Serbia, Romania.
• Dispute with Slovakia over Hungary's failure to complete its portion of the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros hydroelectric dam project along the Danube
• Carpathian Ruthenia in the West of current Ukraine is a territory of high interest for Hungarian government as there are many ethnic Hungarians living in this district and some parts of Hungarian society call for bringing these territories back to Hungary;
• Parts of Romania’s Transylvania are also populated with Hungarians and are considered as a territory that should form part of Greater Hungary;
• Dispute with Serbia relates to parts of Vojvodina populated with Hungarians;
• Territories in the south of Slovakia are also considered as a part of Greater Hungary
Hungarians (strong majority), Roma, Germans, Slovaks, Romanians, Croats.
Roman Catholics (37.1%), Hungarian Reformed Calvinists (11.1%), Lutherans (2.2%), Greek Catholics (0.3%), Jewish (0.1%), Muslim (0.06%). 16.7 % declare themselves irreligious and 1.5% are atheists. 27.2% - undeclared.
Hungary is mainly conservative country with strong nationalist doctrine. Budapest is well-known across EU as a center of conservative opposition toward Brussels’ agenda. The ruling doctrine is right with Continentalist tendency.
State of semi-periphery. The second world.
The economy of Hungary is a medium-sized, high-income. Structurally, politically and institutionally open which is part of the European Union's single market.
The private sector accounts for more than 80% of the Hungarian gross domestic product (GDP).
Hungary's main industries are mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), and motor vehicles.
Main security threats:
Hungary remains being Christian country even in context of current EU and is fighting against implementation of LGBT agenda both on state and social levels. Nationalism is part Hungary’s culture formed mainly during Austrian reign. A sustainable part of Hungarians is oriented eastwards and consider themselves self-sufficient nation that doesn’t need to totally integrate in Western political, economic and social systems.
EU, NATO , Council of Europe, OSCE, International Monetary Fund, United Nations, World Trade Organization