Sunday, March 17, 2013


Nationality of its inhabitants: Hungarians
Language/s spoken: Hungarian
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Population: 10million approximately
Total area:  93,030 km2
-Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine, and Romania to the east, Serbia, and Croatia to the south, Slovenia to the south-west and Austria to the west. The country's capital, and largest city, is Budapest which originally comes from two separate cities: Buda and Pest. It straddles the River Danube, is rich in history and culture and famed for its curative springs.

-Its currency is Hungarian Forint.
-Religions: Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%
-Historical Facts:
1541 Hungary was divided into three parts. The Turks ruled Central Hungary, the Habsburg
dynasty governed west Hungary. The Hungarians ruled the South Hungary.
      1914 - 1918 First World War - Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses
      1944 The Nazis occupy Hungary
      1956 Hungarian revolution against Stalinism was defeated
      1990 The Soviet Union army leaves Hungary and a Hungarian democracy is set up.
      -Traditional dishes are the world famous Goulash (gulyás stew or gulyásleves soup) or the  famous Hungarian hot river fish soup called Fisherman's soup or halászlé is usually a 
rich mixture of several kinds of poached fish. 
 -Famous people
  Béla Bartók: was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century and is regarded, along with Liszt, as Hungary's greatest composer.

  Zsa Gaborknown as Zsa Zsa Gabor was a Hungarian-born American actress and was crowned Miss Hungary in 1936.

I'll like to go to Hungary, it seem beautiful, but I won't like to live in Hungary because I don't like the dishes and it's cold. 

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