The Republic of Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia. It is known locally as the Country of the Magyars.
Area: 93,030 sq km
Climate: temperate; cold, cloudy, humid winters; warm summers
Terrain: mostly flat to rolling plains; hills and low mountains on the Slovakian border
Population: 10,006,835 (July 2005 est.)
Religion: Roman Catholic 51.9%, Calvinist 15.9%, Lutheran 3%, Greek Catholic 2.6%, other Christian 1%, other or unspecified 11.1%, unaffiliated 14.5% (2001 census)
Languages: Hungarian 93.6%, other or unspecified 6.4% (2001 census)
Community NameHungarian Association of Tasmania Inc.
Size of Community in Tasmania
There are approximately 60 Member of the Bulgarian Community in Tasmania.
Local Community Contact DetailsHungarian Association of Tasmania Inc.
Donation to the International Wall of Friendship
The Hungarian stone was donated by the Hungarian community and presented by Laszlo Deak, president of the Hungarian Association of Tasmania on 24th of August 1987. The stone is bertani dark grey granite with a polished face. Embedded at the top centre is a piece of red marble from Tardos, Hungary salvaged from a block originally obtained for the Wall of Friendship but it was severely damaged during transportation to Tasmania. The Hungarian emblem of a crown and shield is coloured in white green and the fold is incised in the red marble insert. Below is gold-filled engraved text, first in Hungarian and then in English and also the date of presentation.