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From the point of view of Spanish people. Hungary. Introducing Hungary. Hungary is in Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia. It has continental climate, whose average annual temperature is 9,7ºC.

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From the point of view of Spanishpeople


Introducing Hungary

  • Hungary is in Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia.

  • It has continental climate, whose average annual temperature is 9,7ºC.

  • It’s a popular destination of European tourism.


  • Capital: Budapest

  • Official language: Hungarian

  • Currency: florint

  • Population: 10 million

  • Foundation: 896 A.D.

  • EU member since: 2004


  • Unemployment: 7.3

  • Inflation (CPI): 7.9%

  • GDP-per capita: $16,800

  • 99% of the population are literate.


The Great Hungarian Plain

It is a plain occupying the southern and eastern part of Hungary.

Lake Balaton

It’s the biggest lake in Central Europe.


Transdanubia is a beautiful hilly region with low mountains.

Hungary is divided in two by its main waterway, the Danube.

Kékes is Hungary's highest mountain


Austria-Hungary Empire

  • It was a European state which was born in 1867, after the Austro-Hungarian Compromise that recognizes the Kingdom of Hungary as an autonomous entity within the Austrian Empire, from that moment, Austria-Hungary. In 1914 it had a length of 676,615 km² and it had 52,799,000 inhabitants and it was considered one of the great powers in the international framework, taking the 6th place for its economic power. What Austria-Hungary was, now it’s divided into thirteen European states that are now these nations

Hősök tere (meaning "Heroes' Square" in Hungarian) is one of the major squares of Budapest,

Hungary, rich with historic and political connotations. It lies at the end of Andrássy Avenue, next to City Park.


The Szabadság Szobor

  • The Szabadság Szobor or Liberty Statue (sometimes Freedom Statue) in Budapest, was built in 1947 in remembrance of the Soviet (then so called) liberation of Hungary from Nazi forces during World War II. Its location upon Gellért Hill makes it a prominent feature of Budapest's cityscape.

The Shoes on the Danube Promenade

  • The Shoes on the Danube Promenade, created by Gyula Pauer and Can Togay, is a memorial on the bank of the Danube in Budapest. It is located on the Pest (eastern) side of the Danube Promenade, about 300 m south of the Hungarian Parliament and near the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The Stalin Monument in Budapest

  • The Stalin Monument in Budapest was completed in December 1951 as a gift for Joseph Stalin from the Hungarian People on his seventieth birthday (December 21, 1949). It was destroyed on October 23, 1956 during Hungary's October Revolution, leaving only stalin’s boots.

The Turul

  • The Turul is the most important mythological bird of the origin myth of the Magyars (Hungarian people). It is a messenger of god in Hungarian mythology, who sits on top of the tree of life along with the other spirits of unborn children in the form of birds.


  • Hungary is at the top in water sports.

  • The most famous sport is waterpolo. Hungary won three gold medals in the Olympic Games Sydney 2000.

  • Other remarkable sports are swimming and hammer throwing.

Sport (II)

  • Hungary is also known by its football. It was on the top during the 50’s, when it got the World Cup’s final.

  • Its most famous player- and perhaps the most famous sportsman in Hungary- is Ferenc Puskás.

Sport (III)

  • Ferenc Puskás won the gold medal in 1952 Olympic Games with the national team.

  • Moreover, he played in Real Madrid, being one of its best players of its history. He won three Champions Leagues and 5 Spain Leagues.

Hungarian Grand Prix

  • Hungary has a F1 Grand Prix in the circuit of Hungaroring.

  • Team’s strategy is very important in this race due to the nature of the track.

  • The first win of Fernando Alonso was here.


  • Traditional Hungarian cuisine is spicy and often rich. Recipes are based on centuries old traditions in spicing and preparation. Paprika and garlic are freely used.


The national dish is goulash, but Hungarians call the thick paprika-laden stew known as goulash elsewhere by the term pörkölt and reserve the term gulyás for a lighter paprika-flavored soup

Sirloin flap steak

Goose is also quite popular in Hungary and the most common dish is sült libacomb, roast goose leg. Stuffed (töltött) vegetables of all kinds are also popular, and Hungarian pancakes (palacsinta), both savoury and sweet, are a treat.

Stew in kettle

  • Common snacks include kolbász, a Hungarianized version of the Polish kielbasa sausage, and lángos, deep-fried dough with a variety of toppings.


  • Pálinka, a strong brandy-like liquor distilled from fruit, wine, beer and coffee are favoured beverages.

Hungarian Folk Dance

Tradicionally dancing has been very important for Hungarian peolple and they can be divided into two main categories:

  • Old style dances dating back to the Middle Ages.

    2. New style dances developed in the 18th-19th. centuries.

  • Old style dances dating back to the Middle Ages:

    Jumping dances (ugrós): solo or couple dances, shepherd and other solo man’s dances from Transylvania.

    Karikázó, a circle dance performed by women only accompanied by singing of folksongs

2. New style dances developed in the 18th-19th. centuries:

  • Verbunk, a solo man’s dance .

  • Csárdás the national couple dance of Hungary.

  • Along with entertainment dances, certain rituals, customs (weddings, harvest, vintage) had their own characteristic dances, as well.



Ajka is a town in Hungary with about 35,000 inhabitants and It is situated on the hills of Bakony.


  • Around 1000 B.C. the area was inhabited by Celts. By the 2nd century the territory was conquered by the Romans. The Hungarians occupied the area in the early 900s.


  • Ajka is an industrial town that prospered in the second half of the 19th century when coal resources were found nearby. In the 1930s vast bauxite resources were found too. In 1937 the world's first krypton factory was built near Ajka.


  • During the industrialization wave Ajka was a natural choice to build a new industrial town. The new town – like several other industrial cities and towns – came into existence with the unification of several villages. At the time of the unification Ajka had 15.375 residents. Lot of workers came to Ajka to find a new job and home there. Most of the population is working class.


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