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is the capital and the largest city of Hungary, it is also one of the largest cities in the European Union
. The Budapest Metropolitan Area
is home to 3.3 million people and covers an area of 525 square kilometres (202.7 sq mi). Budapest became a single city occupying both banks of the river Danube
with the unification of Buda
on the west bank, with Pest
on the east bank on 17 November
only having a national population of 10 million
people, Hungary ranks 8th in both Golds
and total medal count at the summer olympics. This places Hungary in 2nd, for the most summer olympic gold medals per capita at just under 60'000 people per gold medal.
3. Since 1981
Hungary has seen a decrease in population year by year. The disparity between births and deaths have been stable at around negative 30 to 40'000 for the last 20+ years. However things are looking good as many people are migrating into Hungary and population decline is slowing.
4. Hungary's current borders were first established by the Treaty of Trianon
) after World War I
, when the country lost 71% of its territory, 58% of its population, and 32% of ethnic Hungarians
5. Hungary is a popular tourist destination attracting more than 10 million tourists every year (2013
). It is home to the largest thermal water cave system and the second-largest thermal lake in the world (Lake Hévíz
), the largest lake in Central Europe
), and the largest natural grasslands in Europe
(the Hortobágy National Park
6. Hungary's main industries are mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), and motor vehicles. Hungary's main agricultural products are wheat, corn, sunflower seed, potatoes, sugar beets; pigs, cattle, poultry, and dairy products.
7. Hungary has had 12 Nobel Prize winners
in four of the five Nobel Prize
, Literature, Physics, and Physiology or Medicine
. Hungary even has a recipient of the "Nobel Memorial Prize
in Economic Sciences
" which was established by Sweden
's central bank in 1968
8. The Communist
rule in the Hungarian People's Republic
came to an end in 1989
. Hungary is now a unitary parliamentary
constitutional republic. It joined NATO
and the EU five years later.
9. In the
earliest times, the Hungarian language
was written in a runic-like script. The country
switched to the Latin alphabet
after being Christianized under the reign of Stephen I of Hungary
10. The rubik's cube
, thermographic cameras and ballpoint pens were all Hungarian
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- published: 23 Mar 2016
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