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.
There have been protests in Hungary after a town passed a decree banning Muslims from practicing their faith in public. It's also forbidden homosexual "propaganda" and open displays of affection between people of the same sex. The mayor of Ásotthalom, who's also vice president of Hungary's far-right Jobbik party, says he wants to set an example for all municipalities. Stefan Bos reports.