Located in Central Europe, Hungary has an area of 93,030 km2 and is home to 9,753,281 residents. It shares land border with Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
A high number of travelers visit the country each year. In 2017, it received 263,940 visa applications. When it comes to tourism, Hungary is one of the main medical tourism destinations in Europe. In dental tourism alone, it has a share of 42% in Europe and 21% worldwide.
It signed the Schengen agreement on 16 April 2003 and started its implementation on 21 December 2007.