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Hungarian Fact 1 (Jan. 3–Jan. 9, 2010)

Hungary was accepted as an EU member in 2004, but still uses the Hungarian Forint.  As yet, the country meets none of the five requirements for Euro use, but they have a target date of 2014.

Hungarian Fact 2 (Jan. 10–Jan. 16, 2010)

Hungary has 2.2 million computers on the Internet, 29th in the world.

Hungarian Fact 3 (Jan. 17–Jan. 23, 2010)

Hungarians are required to serve military duty for six months, between the ages of 18 and 50.

Hungarian Fact 4 (Jan. 24–Jan. 30, 2010)

Hungary was founded on Christmas Day, a.d.1000 with the crowning of King Stephen I.