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Hungary Travel Guide

Parliament in Budapest
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Quick Facts
Capital Budapest
Government Parliamentary democracy
Currency Forint (HUF)
Area total: 93,030 km2
water: 690 km2
land: 92,340 km2
Population 10,049,000 (2008 est.)
Language Hungarian 98.2%, other 1.8%
Religion Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%
Electricity 230/50Hz (European Plug)
Calling Code +36
Internet TLD .hu
Time Zone UTC +1

Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe. Member of the European Union and the Schengen Border-less Europe Agreement. The country offers many diverse destinations: relatively low mountains in the north-west, the Great Plain in the east, lakes and rivers of all sorts (including Balaton - the largest lake in Central Europe), and many beautiful small villages and hidden gems of cities. Top this off with Hungary's great accessibility in the middle of Europe, a vivid culture and economy, and you get a destination absolutely not worth missing if you're in the region.


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