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Country Fact File- Hungary 


Hungary is a country of outstanding beauty, both natural and man-made.
Capital City:


Major Cities:

Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs, Language:


9.7 million (2017)


Hungary is blessed with warm, dry summers and cold winters.

Top Destinations:

Nature lovers will want to make Hortobagy National Park their first stop. Situated in the east, it’s the country’s largest protected area. A bird-spotters dream with over 342 species, you can also see horses, oxen, cattle and buffalo.

Budapest.  The capital sits astride the River Danube, and its banks, Andrassy Avenue and the Royal Castle Quarter is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It can easily be said to outshine Paris, London and Berlin for beauty.

For the more active, the Danube Cycle Path is a must. Pedal through dramatic riverside scenery. Drink in the stunning architecture, flora and fora.

Important Dates:

1st January- New Year’s Day

15th March – National Holiday commemorating the Hungarian Revolution of 1848

Easter Sunday -changes annually. 21st April in 2019

1st May Labour Day

Whit Monday – May or June

20th August – St. Stephen’s Day, commemorating the first king of Hungary

23rd October – Day of the Republic, commemorating the revolution of 1956

1st November – All Saints’ Day

25th December- Christmas Day


Interesting facts about Hungary:

Hungary’s national dish is goulash (gulyás). It’s a mouth-watering stew with potatoes, pork, beef, and paprika.

The youngest female chess champion is Hungarian. Judit Polgár became a grandmaster at 15!

Hungary is one of the oldest countries in Europe, founded in 897.

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