The Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania (UDMR) is the major representative of Hungarians in Romania, and is a member of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization. The aim of the UDMR is to achieve local government, cultural and territorial autonomy and the right to self-determination for Hungarians.
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Most important Hungarian investors in Romania: MOL, OTP Bank, Gedeon Richter Plc. Most important Romanian investors in Hungary: RCS & RDS, Automobile Dacia. Conflict. Despite having a relationship, many Hungarians believe that Romania did not deserve the current territory, because Transylvania was the integral part of the Kingdom of Hungary (1000-1526, 1848-1849, 1867-1920) and the Lands of ...
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The Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania is a political party in Romania representing the Hungarian minority of Romania. Officially considering itself a federation of minority interests rather than a party, from the 1990 general elections onwards the UDMR has had parliamentary representation in the Romanian Senate and Chamber of Deputies. From 1996 onwards UDMR has been a junior coalition partner in several governments. The party is a member of the European People's Party and Centrist De
The UDMR was founded on 25 December 1989, immediately after the fall of the Communist dictatorship in the Romanian Revolution of 1989 to represent in public the interests of the Hungarian community of Romania. Its first president was the writer Géza Domokos. The UDMR obtained consistent results during the 1990, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and the 2012 elections, gaining representation in both houses of the Parliament, until 1996, the UDMR acted in opposition. From 1996 the party governed ...
UDMR is not a legally registered political party, but takes part in elections under art. 4 of the Law 68/1992 which assimilates organizations representing national minorities to political parties from an electoral point of view. UDMR is an "alliance" of the ethnic Hungarian commu
The organization's president is Hunor Kelemen, elected at a party congress in 2011. Béla Markó, a writer, had held the position from 1993. He in turn was preceded by founding president Géza Domokos, in office from 1990 to 1993.
As an ethnic minority organization representing the Romanian Magyars the UDMR, above all, concerns itself with Hungarian minority rights, including cultural and territorial autonomy. The most important objectives of the UDMR are the preservation and development of the Hungarian c
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About 2.2 million Hungarians live in areas that were part of the Kingdom of Hungary before the Treaty of Trianon in 1920 and are now parts of Hungary's seven neighbouring countries, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria.
- 348,085 (2016)
- c. 10,000–200,000
- 52,250 (2011)
The Hungarians in Székely Land therefore account for half (49.41%) of the Hungarians in Romania. When given the choice on the 2011 Romanian census between ethnically identifying as Székely or as Hungarian , the overwhelming majority of the Székelys chose the latter – only 532 persons declared themselves as ethnic Székely .
Hungarians represent 18.9% of the total population of Transylvania; in Szeklerland (Harghita, Covasna and part of Mureș counties) they form the majority. The overwhelming majority (99%) of the Hungarian population of Romania lives in Transylvanian counties (Arad, Bistriţa-năsăud, Bihor, Brașov, Alba, Harghita, Hunedoara, Cluj, Covasna ...
The Hungarian minority of Romania (Hungarian: romániai magyarok, Romanian: maghiarii din România) is the largest ethnic minority in Romania, consisting of 1,227,623 people and making up 6.1% of the total population, according to the 2011 census. Most ethnic Hungarians of Romania live in areas tha
After Hungarians and Romani, Ukrainians of Romania are the third-largest minority. According to the 2011 Romanian census they number 51,703 people, making up 0.3% of the total population.  Ukrainians mainly live in northern Romania, in areas close to the Ukrainian border.
Hungarians are the largest ethnic minority in Slovakia.According to the 2011 Slovak census, 458,467 people (or 8.5% of the population) declared themselves Hungarians, while 508,714 (9.4% of the population) stated that Hungarian was their mother tongue.
Prior to the late 1960s, most Hungarians came to Finland due to family, work or cultural and religious reasons. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Finland took some Hungarian refugees from Romania. Since the 1990s, many Hungarians came to Finland as guest workers or exchange students. Before the 1980s, there were only 150 Hungarians in Finland.