But that could be said for any country.
Not at all.
How's your Polish, Convex? If it's good enough, I'll send you "Węgierski łącznik" - excellent
book on Polish-Hungarian common traits and ties between our countries. Maybe then you
will understand why 10% of all members of the first Hungarian parliament after the fall
of Soviet Union spoke Polish and you might be able to grasp the idea of Polish-Hungarian
brotherhood. There's a vast literature on the subject anyway - PM me if you're interested
and I'll prepare a list of books and scientific publications for you.
Culturally, they seem more Germanic with a splash of Balkan thrown in there for good measure.
Sociological research and numerous surveys conducted by Hungarian and Polish
scientists point to similar character traits and attitudes to various aspects of life
in Poles and Hungarians. Germanic influence is probably present in both our nations
(oh, well - nobody's perfect.) Also, genetically Poles and Hungarians are very similar...
(...)the ancestors of Hungarians appeared in Europe around 40,000 years ago and genetically, the most closely related ethnic groups are Poles, Croats, Ukrainians(...)