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Hungary's Information

Flag of Hungary
Land Area 89,608 km2
Water Area 3,420 km2
Total Area 93,028km2 (#108)
Population 9,874,784 (#90)
Population Density 110.20/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $268.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $27,200
Currency Forint (HUF)
Largest Cities

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

Hungary is one of Europe's most popular travel destination, due to its location in the middle of Europe and overall beauty. Although small in size, it offers great diversity in attractions and sites.

Hungary is home to numerous UNESCO sites. Budapest is one of the most beautiful capital cities in all of Europe. Plus, there's culture, natural beauty, healing thermal waters, Hungarian goulish, along with monuments, Romanesque churches, castles and national parks.


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GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Calling Code: 36
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Spring in Hungary is beautiful, although it can be rainy during that period.

    Summer months of July and August are warm and sunny and the resorts are very crowded, as this period is the main tourism season.

    Winter is the least favorite time to visit, as it's cold and bleak and many of the museums and popular tourism sites are closed.

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PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Hungary Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 23, 2017.

Hungary Trivia

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