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Travel agents & Tickets Hungary

Absolute tours

EasyJet

Fun Adventure

Travel agents

Ryanair

Sunjets

Tickets Budapest

Wizz Air






Hotels/ Bed & Breakfast Hungary

Balaton Hotel, Siófok

Budapest Rooms

Continental Hotel Budapest

Hotel Azur, Siófok

Hotel Sopron

Hotel Victoria Boedapest

Hungarian Rhapsody Tiszaszentimre

Porva Inn






Villas & apartments Hungary

Abbazia, Keszthely

All4U Apartments

Anna's Farmhouse

Apartment Heidi, Debrecen

Apartment Terra Haz

Bartha Apartman, Debrecen

Budapest Apartment

Dora, Hajdúszoboszló

Group Accomodation Terra Haz

Sinko, Budapest

Studio Terra Haz

The House with a View

Villa Curpád, Kiskorpád

Camping sites Hungary

Bikerkamp Budapest

Caravan Terra Haz

Drótszamár, park & camping

Haller Camping Boedapest

Tentrental Terra Haz

Vizimalom, Túristvándi

Zugliget Niche Camping







General information Hungary

Caboodle Hungarian Portal

Donau

Donkey sanctuary

Hungarian tourist board

Hungary forum

Hungary Internet Yellow Pages

Hungary Magazine

Hungary Today

Ministry Foreign Affairs

Guest Patenst Hungary

The weather in Houngary

Travel Advice Hungary

World Factbook Hungary

Budapest Hungary

Best of Budapest

Bridges of Budapest

Budapest Airport

Budapest Card

Budapest History Museum

Budapest portal

Map Budapest

Memento Park

Metro System Budapest

Museum of Fine Arts

Puppet theater

St. Stephen´s Basilica

Vidampark

Lake Balaton Hungary

Balaton

Balaton tourist

Lake Balaton

Monneke

Siófok




Debrecen Hungary

Airport Debrecen

Aquaticum

Flower carnival

Debrecen

Kölcsey Convention Center

Musea Debrecen



Restaurants Hungary

Amigo Pizzeria, Siófok

Amstel River Café

Forró Fogadó, Röszke

Mala Garden, Siófok

Menza, Budapest

Restaurant Trofea Grill, Budapest

Restaurantguide

Via Michelin Budapest

What to see Hungary

Aggteleki National Park

Bükk National Park

Esztergom

Gödöllo, summerpalace Sisi

Ivad

Children´s train

Musea in Hungary

National Park Hortobágyi

Sopron

Visit Szeged



Spa Hungary

Barlangfürdő

Gyulai Várfürdő

Kehida Termal

Medical Spa Heviz

Spas in Hungary

Thermal baths

Wellness






Going out/ Events Hungary

A38, Budapest

Budapest Summer Festival

Hungarian events

Hungary Plaza

Rembrandtpub, Lake Balaton

Szimpla Kert, Budapest

Sziget festival

Szóda Club, Budapest





Transport- Car rental Hungary

Bér-Elek Rent a Car

Eurolines

Global Car Rent

Harbour Budapest

Hoek Transport

Metro Budapest

Public transport

Railways

Sports/ activities Hungary

Aquacity

Budapest FC

Donauradweg

Golf in Hungary

Hungarian Football

Riding a tank

Fishing Hungary

Swimming

Wintersports Hungary

Bankut

Langlauf routes Nógrád

Snow heights Hungary


Religion Hungary

Minorities

Religion in Hungary


History/ Culture Hungary

Frans Liszt Music Academy

History of Hungary

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Namedays

Hungarian Revolt

Hungarian Revolution 1848

Kultura

Sisi Queen of Hungary

Language of the Steppe

National Anthem of Hungary

Táncház Hongarian Folkmusic

Photos/ Travel stories/ Blogs

An American in Budapest

Baardwijk's Worldview

Budapest 360º

The Hungarion Presbytery

En Budapest

Hungarian Panoramas

Hungarian Spectrum

Hungary 2009

Hungary Hobbelenweb

Travelreporter Hungary


Travel agents & Tickets Hungary

Eger wines

Furmint grape

Thummerer

Tokaj wines

Villány wine region

Wine from Hungary






Jobs/ Internships Hungary

Jobs BP Hungary

Jobs Budapest

LIO Internship Hungary

Work abroad



Real Estate Hungary

HHP Construction

Honed Imexma

Hungary Estate

Hungary Houses

Magyar Ház Hollandia

Tanyak farms

Business Hungary

Budapest Bank

Trade risks

Himacon

Collecting Hungary

Magyar Nemzeti Bank

Business in Hungary

Shopping Hungary

Ecseri Piac, market

Goblein

Greek products

Herend Porcelain

Goodies from Hungary

Palinka

Hungarian language

Bencze languages

Books and software Hungarian

Hongaars Alphabet

Learning hungarian online

Tests Hungarian

Summerschool

Healthcare Hungary

Appledent dentist

Dental tourism

Healthcare in Hungary

Janka Tanya

Hospitals in Budapest

Hospitals in Hungary

Travel guide Hungary A-Z

Area

Hungary is 530 km long, 270 km wide and the total area is 93,032 km2. Thus Hungary is more than twice as large as the Netherlands.

Capital

The capital of Hungary is Budapest.

Climate/ Weather

Hungary has a continental climate. In the highest parts of the Transdanubisch Medium Mountains and the Northern Medium Mountains dominated a sub-alpine climate. Hungary has cold, wet winters and warm summers.

Country Dialing Code

The country dialing code of Hungary is +36.

Flying to Hungary

The average flight time from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest is 1 h. 55 min. For Siofok first fly to Budapest, then it's another hour drive to Siofok.

Food and Drinks

The local wines from Hungary are delicious, but beware of the strong drink Palinka. Hungary has many famous national dishes such as goulash. There is a competition among regional variants.

Geography

The Hungary landscape can roughly be divided into four parts: The Great Hungarian Plain, east of the Donau. The second type of landscape is that of the mountains in the north, along the border with Slovakia. This are the North Hungarian highlands, formed by foothills of the Carpathians. The highest mountain in the country, Kekes (1014 m) lies in the Mátra, to the east you can see tee Bükk mountains. West of the Donau the Pannonian plain continues in the rolling countryside of Transdanubia. Northwest of the central mountain Transdanubisch we find the Little Hungarian Plain. Hungary is completely surrounded by other countries and therefore has no coastline.

Government

Hungary is officially called: Magyar Köztársaság = Hungarian Republic. Hungary is a parliamentary democracy. The President is the Head of State, the Prime Minister leads the government, the supreme power is vested in the parliament. Hungary has various ombudsmen appointed by parliament that gives advice to give.

Healtcare

For a holiday to Hungary, you do not need vaccinations. It is in Hungary not recommended to drink tap water.

Inhabitants

Hungary has 9,958,453 (2012) inhabitants. The birth rate is falling faster than the death rate. Ethnicity is the Hungarian population is quite homogeneous. Ethnic Hungarians make 92% of the population. The largest minority are the Roma. Other minorities are the ethnic Germans, Slovaks and Croats. The other minorities, including Ruthenians, are less than 0.25% of the estimated population.

Language

Hungarian (magyarul) is the official language of Hungary. It is a Finno-Ugric language, which has no affinity with neighboring languages​​. Older people sometimes speak German, people speak more and more in English.

Money

The Hungarian currency is the Hungarian Forint. One euro is approx 250 forint.

Price level

Hungary is cheap compared to the Netherlands or Belgium. For 10 euros you can have a very nice dinner.

Religion

Until 1600 the people were for 90% Protestant. During and after the Counter-Reformation, many returned to the Catholic Church by the severe discrimination against the Protestant community. Approx. 64% of the Hungarian population is currently Roman Catholic. Besides Protestants there are Russian Orthodox, Serbian Orthodox, Baptist, Methodist and Unitarian faith communities. The Jewish community currently has about 100,000 members.

Time

+0 (summer +1)

Traffic

Many traffic rules in Hungary are the same as in the Netherlands, there are just some exceptions. The maximum speed is 50 km / h in built-up areas, 90 on the outer roads, 110 on 4-lane roads (without central), 130 on highways (with median). Alcohol is strictly prohibited in traffic, so that is 0! On the highways you need a vignette (Matricia). You can buy a vignette at the border or at gas stations.

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