Hungary

Located in Central Europe, northwest of Romania, Hungary is a landlocked state bordering Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine. As such, it has a strategic location astride main land routes between Western Europe and Balkan Peninsula as well as between Ukraine and Mediterranean basin. Hungary has a temperate climate with cold and humid winters and warm summers. The north-south flowing Duna (Danube) and Tisza Rivers divide the country into three large regions.

Key Water Issues and Challenges

  • The upgrading of Hungary's standards in waste management, energy efficiency, and air, soil, and water pollution to meet EU requirements will require large investment

Contact GWP Hungary

Mr. Richard Muller gwpcee@shmu.sk (for GWP Central and Eastern Europe)

Mr. József Gayer gwpmo@gwpmo.hu (for Hungary)

More Information

AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/main/index.stm

UN-Water Statistics http://www.unwater.org/statistics_KWIP.html


Source: www.cia.gov; http://data.worldbank.org; www.unwater.org

Source map: http://mapofeurope.com

Posted: 2012-07-24


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