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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)



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.



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

Hungary while hunting a magic deer


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

It is sealed with their own blood. (896)



The vineyards of Tokaj by Árpád.

The rich grainfields of the Great Plain


Our first king, Stephen I, later saint by Árpád.

converted his people to

Christianity in 1000.


The golden era of by Árpád.

Hungary under the

Renaissance king,

Matthias (1443-1490)


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

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


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

It was the beginning of the Ottoman conquest in Hungary.


The fighting women lost battle at Mohács (1526).

of Eger (1552)


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

at the walls of Szigetvár (1566)


The execution of 13 Turkish army

Hungarian commanders

in Arad after the fail of

the revolution and

war of independence

against the Habsburgs

(1848-49)