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Hungary and the euro

Hungary joined the European Union in 2004 and is currently preparing to adopt the euro.

Last update: 4 may 2009

Hungary at a glance

Surface area: 93 030 km2
Population: 10 029 873 (Eurostat 2009)
Joined the European Union: 1 May 2004
Currency: forint (HUF)

Euro information

Status: Hungary is not yet a member of the euro area. The forint is not yet within the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM II).

Exchange rate: The current euro to forint foreign exchange reference rate can be consulted on the website of the European Central Bank (updated daily).

Adoption of the euro: Hungary does not have a target date to adopt the euro.

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