Information Hungary A-Z

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Travel agents & Tickets Hungary   Hotels/ Bed & Breakfast Hungary

Absolute tours

EasyJet

Fun Adventure

Travel agents

Ryanair

Sunjets

Tickets Budapest

Wizz Air

 

Balaton Hotel, Siófok

Budapest Rooms

Continental Hotel Budapest

Hotel Azur, Siófok

Hotel Sopron

Hotel Victoria Boedapest

Hungarian Rhapsody Tiszaszentimre

Porva Inn

 

General information Hungary   Budapest 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

 

 

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

 

Restaurants Hungary   What to see Hungary

Amigo Pizzeria, Siófok

Amstel River Café

Forró Fogadó, Röszke

Mala Garden, Siófok

Menza, Budapest

Restaurant Trofea Grill, Budapest

Restaurantguide

Via Michelin Budapest

 

 

Aggteleki National Park

Bükk National Park

Esztergom

Gödöllo, summerpalace Sisi

Ivad

Children´s train

Musea in Hungary

National Park Hortobágyi

Sopron

Visit Szeged

 

Going out/ Events Hungary   Transport- Car rental Hungary

A38, Budapest

Budapest Summer Festival

Hungarian events

Hungary Plaza

Rembrandtpub, Lake Balaton

Szimpla Kert, Budapest

Sziget festival

Szóda Club, Budapest

 

 

Bér-Elek Rent a Car

Eurolines

Global Car Rent

Harbour Budapest

Hoek Transport

Metro Budapest

Public transport

Railways

 

Religion Hungary   Wintersports Hungary

Minorities

Religion in Hungary

 
 

Bankut

Langlauf routes Nógrád

Snow heights Hungary

 

History/ Culture Hungary   Photos/ Travel stories/ Blogs

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

 

 

An American in Budapest

Baardwijk's Worldview

Budapest 360º

The Hungarion Presbytery

En Budapest

Hungarian Panoramas

Hungarian Spectrum

Hungary 2009

Hungary Hobbelenweb

Travelreporter Hungary

Real Estate Hungary   Business Hungary

HHP Construction

Honed Imexma

Hungary Estate

Hungary Houses

Magyar Ház Hollandia

Tanyak farms

 

 

Budapest Bank

Trade risks

Himacon

Collecting Hungary

Magyar Nemzeti Bank

Business in Hungary

 

Hungarian language Hungary   Healthcare Hungary

Bencze languages

Books and software Hungarian

Hongaars Alphabet

Learning hungarian online

Tests Hungarian

Summerschool

 

Appledent dentist

Dental tourism

Healthcare in Hungary

Janka Tanya

Hospitals in Budapest

Hospitals in Hungary

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. 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

. Holiday home Hungary

. Villa Curpád, Kiskorpád

 

. Campings Hungary

. Bikerkamp Budapest

. Caravan Terra Haz

. Drótszamár, park & camping

. Haller Camping Boedapest

. Tentrental Terra Haz

. Vizimalom, Túristvándi

. Zugliget Niche Camping

 

. Lake Balaton Hungary

. Balaton

. Balaton tourist

. Lake Balaton

. Monneke

. Siófok

 

. Debrecen Hungary

. Airport Debrecen

. Aquaticum

. Flower carnival

. Debrecen

. Kölcsey Convention Center

. Musea Debrecen

 

. Spa Hungary

. Barlangfürdő

. Gyulai Várfürdő

. Kehida Termal

. Medical Spa Heviz

. Spas in Hungary

. Thermal baths

. Wellness

 

. Sports/ activities Hungary

. Aquacity

. Budapest FC

. Donauradweg

. Golf in Hungary

. Hungarian Football

. Riding a tank

. Fishing Hungary

. Swimming

. Hungarian wine

. 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

 

. Shopping Hungary

. Ecseri Piac, market

. Goblein

. Greek products

. Herend Porcelain

. Goodies from Hungary

. Palinka

Information 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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