The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Hungary.
Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:
- 104 - ambulance & emergency medical services,
- 105 - fire-brigade, rescue services, civil protection,
- 107 - police.
There is no specific help for disabled people.
It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card.
112 calls are answered on average within 55 seconds.
In addition to Hungarian, the call can be answered in English, German and in some cases in Romanian.
The 112 operator can detect the location of the caller within about 3 minutes.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 45% of Hungarians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.