Hungarians in Germany

Hungarians in Germany
Ungarn in Deutschland  · Németországi magyarok
Hungary Germany
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Distribution of Hungarian citizens in Germany (2014)
Total population
120,000 Hungarian in Germany
Regions with significant populations
Germany: Mainly Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Hesse
Predominantly German followed by Hungarian
Predominantly Catholic and Calvinist
Minority Atheist
Related ethnic groups
Other Hungarian people

There are around 120,000 Hungarians in Germany.[1] Hungarians have emigrated here since the Middle Ages. However, after World War I, their number continues to grow at an increased pace. Today, around 75% of this population live in the states of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Hessen.[1]


Only about 60% arrived with a Hungarian passport, as many of them arrived from areas of the former Kingdom of Hungary[1] (see Treaty of Trianon, 1920).

Major population changes:


In 2006/2007, Hungary presented its country and culture in Germany with a whole series of cultural events including the exhibition "Germans in Hungary – Hungarians in Germany. European Lives".[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "General Information - Hungarians in Germany". Association of Hungarian Organisations in Germany (in Hungarian). Archived from the original on 2009-02-07. Retrieved 2009-10-25.
  2. ^ "Germans and Hungarians launch "Europe's Ark"". Press and Information Office of the German Government. Archived from the original on 2011-09-26. Retrieved 2016-06-01.

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