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Hungary . In the heart of Europe for 1100 years. The facts. Name in Hungarian: Magyarország (magyar= Hungarian ország= country) Area: 93000km2 Population: 10 million Capital city: Budapest (2 million inhabitants) Currency: Hungarian forint (HUF)

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Hungary

Hungary

In the heart of Europe

for 1100 years


The facts

The facts

  • Name in Hungarian: Magyarország (magyar= Hungarian ország= country)

  • Area: 93000km2

  • Population: 10 million

  • Capital city: Budapest (2 million inhabitants)

  • Currency: Hungarian forint (HUF)

  • System of government: unitary multiparty republic

  • Biggest rivers: The Danube, The Tisza

  • Biggest lake: Lake Balaton

  • Highest peak: Kékes (1015 m)


The facts1

The facts

  • Name in Hungarian: Magyarország (magyar= Hungarian ország= country)

  • Area: 93000km2

  • Population: 10 million

  • Capital city: Budapest (2 million inhabitants)

  • Currency: Hungarian forint (HUF)

  • System of government: unitary multiparty republic

  • Biggest rivers: The Danube, The Tisza

  • Biggest lake: Lake Balaton

  • Highest peak: Kékes (1015 m)


Hungary

The terrain of Hungary


Our language is hungarian

Our language is Hungarian

  • Is it Slavic?

  • Maybe German?

  • Or Turkish???


The truth

The truth:

It’s Finno-Ugric.

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Our closest relatives are small tribes in Siberia. The Finns are our relatives too but we don’t understand each other. Only linguists can find any similarities between the two languages.


The hungarian national anthem

The Hungarian national anthem

The text of the Hungarian national anthem was written in 1823 by Ferenc Kölcsey (1790-1838).

The music was composed by the composer and conductor Ferenc Erkel (1810-1893) in 1844.

Only the first stanza is normally played or sung on official occasions.


Ferenc k lcsey ferenc erkel

Ferenc Kölcsey Ferenc Erkel


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Our legendary ancestors, Hunor and Magor coming to today’s territory of

Hungary while hunting a magic deer


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The agreement of the 7 chieftains of the Magyar tribes led by Árpád.

It is sealed with their own blood. (896)


The danube bend the river tisza

The Danube bend The river Tisza


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The vineyards of Tokaj

The rich grainfields of the Great Plain


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Our first king, Stephen I, later saint

converted his people to

Christianity in 1000.


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The golden era of

Hungary under the

Renaissance king,

Matthias (1443-1490)


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Our first punishment from God, the Mongolian Tatars in 1241.

Although they stayed here only for a year, they ruined our country.


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Finding our king’s dead body after the lost battle at Mohács (1526).

It was the beginning of the Ottoman conquest in Hungary.


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The fighting women

of Eger (1552)


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Captain Zrínyi’s last desperate attack against the huge Turkish army

at the walls of Szigetvár (1566)


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The execution of 13

Hungarian commanders

in Arad after the fail of

the revolution and

war of independence

against the Habsburgs

(1848-49)


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