The Republic of Hungary lies in the middle of Europe. The country is completely surrounded by land (it is not adjacent to any sea). It lies in the so-called Carpathian basin. In 1989 the name was changed from People's Republic of Hungary to Republic of Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság or Magyarorszag) in commemorating the revolution against the communist dictatorship. Since 2004 Hungary is a part of the EU. The following countries constitute a border with Hungary: Austria 356 km, Croatia 355 km, Romania 453 km, Serbia 164 km, Slovakia 679 km, Slovenia 102 km and 137 km Ukraine, a total of 2246 km. Hungary has a total area of 93,036 km2 and a population of 10.023 million (March 2009). Budapest is the capital and has 1.7 million inhabitants in 2009. Then Debrecen is the largest, the city has around 200000 inhabitants. The highest point of Hungary is the Kekestető with a height of 1015 meter. This is also the main ski area of Hungary. The lowest point lies in Gyálaret, now a district of Szeged. Here is the height 75.8 meters. Pusztavacs is the geographical center of Hungary.