Hungary is a country located in central Europe, bordered by Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, and Austria. Its capital and largest city is Budapest. Hungary has large populations of both ethnic Hungarians and Romani. The state of Hungary was established in the ninth century, and it became a regional power beginning in the twelfth century. The Ottoman Empire ruled Hungry from 1541 to 1699 and it later joined with the Austiran Empire to form Austria-Hungry in the twentieth century. Hungary's current borders were established after World War I. In World War II, Hungary aligned with the Axis powers and later became a satellite state of the USSR. In 1989, Hungary became a democratic parliamentary republic and joined the European Union in 2004. Hungary boasts on of Europe's largest synagogues, one of Europe's largest basilicas, Eszterhaza Palace, and the Museum of Applied Arts, built in the Art Nouveau style famous in Hungary. Famous Hungarians include composer Franz Liszt, nobel prize winner author Imre Kertesz, and Erno Rubik who invented the Rubik's cube.


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