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Locale Code: hu-HU

The locale code represents Hungarian language in Hungary country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive hu-HU locale data for Hungary
Country NameHungary
Country Name (Local)Magyarország
Country Flag🇭🇺
Country Area93028 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)HU
Language NameHungarian
Language Name (Local)magyar
Language Code (ISO 639-1)hu
RegionCentral Europe
Capital NameBudapest
Capital Latitude47.49801
Capital Longitude19.03991
Postal Code Format####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code hu-HU is Hungarian Forint.

Currency information for Hungary and hu-HU locale
Currency NameHungarian Forint
Currency Name (Local)Hungarian forint
Currency CodeHUF
Currency SymbolFt
Currency Numeric348
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameFillér


Hungary has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Hungary shares borders with 7 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'hu-HU' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, hu_HU is a locale code for Hungarian language in Hungary. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.