Hungary is an eastern European country with a population of 9.9 million. It borders Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Romania.
A former-Eastern Bloc country, Hungary held its first multiparty elections in 1990. Its capital city is Budapest. Hungary has belonged to NATO since 1990. In 2004, it joined the EU and, three years later, the bloc's border-free Schengen Area. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Hungary.
It’s one year since the so-called Balkan route for migrants was effectively closed. That route, from Greece up through south-east Europe, saw nearly a million people crossing borders to eventually arrive in the European Union via Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. In Vienna, Kerry Skyring looks at the impact of the closure and what’s happening now.