112 is one of the emergency numbers in Hungary.

The average time to answer a 112 call is 6 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 seconds.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 63% of Hungarians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Hungary:

  • 104 - ambulance & emergency medical services
  • 105 - fire-brigade, rescue services, civil protection
  • 107 - police

SMS solution for disabled end-users is under development.

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Published: 
Monday, 11 February, 2013
Last update: 
Tuesday, 9 May, 2017