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Hungary in the world - the world and Hungary
28/11/2007 Hungary welcomes the outcome of the Annapolis Conference - Statement of the Foreign MinistryMore
Last updated on 20/11/2007 (c) Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary
www.mfa.gov.hu   (280 words)

  Hungary travel guide
Hungary, which lies in the Carpathian basin, was inhabited by the nomadic Magyars in the 8th century AD.
In 1526, Hungary faced defeat at the hands of the Ottoman Turks, a defeat that brought to an end the independence of the country.
Hungary participated in both World War I and II as an ally of Germany.
www.world66.com /europe/hungary   (609 words)

  Hungary. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Hungary borders on Slovakia in the north, on Ukraine in the northeast, on Romania in the east, on Slovenia, Croatia, and Serbia and Montenegro in the south, and on Austria in the west.
Hungary’s economy underwent difficult readjustment in the 1990s, as it moved from producing goods chiefly for export to the USSR to developing a market-based economy and finding new trading partners.
Hungary aided the USSR in the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
www.bartleby.com /65/hu/Hungary.html   (3173 words)

  Hungary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hungary became a patrimonial kingdom where the majority of the lands were the private property of the ruler.
Hungary passed a series of anti-Semitic laws throughout the 1920s and thirties, and some massacres of Jews by Hungarian forces took place in the early part of the Second World War, but Hungary initially resisted large scale deportation of its Jewish population.
Hungary's landscape consists mostly of the flat to rolling plains of the Carpathian Basin, with hills and lower mountains to the north along the Slovakian border (highest point: the Kékes at 3,327 ft; 1,014 m).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hungary   (3191 words)

 Hungary (09/06)
Hungary's transition to a Western-style parliamentary democracy was the first and the smoothest among the former Soviet bloc, inspired by a nationalism that long had encouraged Hungarians to control their own destiny.
Hungary is now one of Europe's fastest-growing and most open economies, deeply integrated into the European economy, a relationship that was enhanced with Hungary’s accession to the European Union on May 1, 2004.
Hungary was a signatory to the Helsinki Final Act in 1975, has signed all of the CSCE/OSCE follow-on documents since 1989, and served as the OSCE's Chairman-in-Office in 1997.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/26566.htm   (4980 words)

 Hungary - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Hungary is a relatively young nation (it's only 1000 years old, after all) located between Botswana, Thirsty, Romania and The Country Formerly Known As The Soviet Union, in Central Europe.
The people of Hungary are often known as physicists, as decreed by their previous king, Ferenc Puskas, and they are required to dedicate their lives to physics, as decreed by the laws of physics.
Hungary is governed by a code known as the laws of physics, which prohibits its inhabitants from falling off the Earth's surface and requires them to dedicate their lives to physics and eat goulash.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Hungary   (1077 words)

 GlobaLex - Introduction to Hungarian Law Research
Hungary has a civil law system and the courts directly interpret the words of the legislation.
President of the Republic is Hungary's head of state, and is elected by Parliament by secret ballot for a term of five years.
In the Republic of Hungary there is a three-tier judicial system; the Supreme Court of the Republic of Hungary, the Court of the Capital City and the county (municipal) courts, and local (municipal district) courts administer justice.
www.nyulawglobal.org /globalex/Hungary.htm   (1836 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Hungary
A landlocked country, Hungary is home to Lake Balaton, the largest in central Europe, and to a large number of spa towns and hot springs.
Hungary played an important part in accelerating the collapse of communism across Eastern Europe when in 1989 it opened its border with Austria, allowing thousands of East Germans to escape to the West.
Hungary's national and local newspapers are privately-owned, some of them by foreign groups and investors.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1049641.stm   (827 words)

 European Countries - Hungary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hungary is a landlocked state with many neighbours – Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria.
Hungary became a Christian kingdom under St Stephen in the year 1000.The Hungarian language is unlike the other neighbouring languages and is only distantly related to Finnish and Estonian.
Hungary has a single-chamber parliament or national assembly whose 386 members are elected by voters every four years.
europa.eu /abc/european_countries/eu_members/hungary/index_en.htm   (316 words)

 Hungary travel guide - Wikitravel
Hungary has been ethnically diverse since its inception, and while over 90% of the population are ethnically Hungarian, pockets of ethnic and cultural Slovaks, Romanians, Germans and others dot the country.
Hungary is now a part of the European Union, which means that entering from other member countries (Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia) has become easier, while a rather more thorough check awaits those entering from elsewhere (Ukraine, Romania, Serbia).
Hungary's international airports are Budapest Ferihegy Airport in Budapest, Airport Debrecen in Debrecen and FlyBalaton Airport in Sármellék.
wikitravel.org /en/Hungary   (4451 words)

 Human Development Report 2006 - Country Fact Sheets - Hungary
The HDI for Hungary is 0.869, which gives Hungary a rank of35th out of 177 countries with data (Table 1).
Hungary ranks 41st out of 75 countries in the GEM, with a value of 0.560.
Hungary was mentioned in the Report in pages 206 and 210.
hdr.undp.org /hdr2006/statistics/countries/country_fact_sheets/cty_fs_HUN.html   (571 words)

 Index of Economic Freedom
Hungary's economy is 66.2 percent free, according to our 2007 assessment, which makes it the world's 44th freest economy.
Hungary is ranked 25th out of 41 countries in the European region, and its overall score is slightly lower than the regional average.
Hungary needs to reduce government spending and further reform its economy in order to meet the 2010 target date for accession to the euro zone.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Hungary   (973 words)

Hungary also agreed to join Germany in the invasion of Soviet Union in June 1941.
After eight years in Siberia, Kovacs was returned to Hungary and transferred to a Hungarian jail, from which he was released in the spring of 1956, broken in body but not in spirit by his long ordeal.
Obviously the Russians would not have rejoiced at a neutral Hungary, but so long as economic cooperation between the states in the area was assured the Russians and their satellites should not have been too unhappy.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWhungary.htm   (8725 words)

 Hungary before the German occupation
Hungary had been on the losing side of World War I. After the announcement of punitive peace terms to be imposed on Hungary (which included the loss of 66 percent of Hungary's prewar territory) were announced in 1919, the postwar coalition government resigned.
According to a 1941 census, Hungary, including the recently annexed territories, had a Jewish population of 825,000, less than 6 percent of the total population.
After Hungary entered the war, the forced laborers, organized in labor battalions under the command of Hungarian military officers, were deployed on war-related construction work, often under brutal conditions.
www.ushmm.org /wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005457   (615 words)

Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in Zagreb
According to the Hungarian Constitution, the flag of Hungary is a red-white-green tricolor.
Now, since Hungary is part of the EU, the sign has been changed to a blue background with the 12 EU stars and the words "Magyar Köztársaság" Republic of Hungary) in the center.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/hu.html   (2833 words)

 CNN.com - Hungary police brace for more protests - Sep 20, 2006
Mounted police used tear gas and water cannon to break up the demonstration, triggered by a leaked admission by by the prime minister that his government had been lying about the state of the country's economy.
Protesters previously had seized the headquarters of Hungary's state television network MTV and set fires in and around the building.
Gyurcsany told interviewers he was referring to the actions of Hungary's political elite over several years, not just his government.
www.cnn.com /2006/WORLD/europe/09/19/hungary.riots/index.html   (921 words)

 Hungary Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Hungary doesn't need neon flash - it's a natural show-stopper.
Hungary is a heart-stealer; it will lure you back again and again to sample its rich wines, lounge in its thermal spas, gaze at its birdlife and make one more attempt to master its hermetic language.
Check out what other travellers are saying about Hungary.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/europe/hungary   (352 words)

 HUNGARY - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This small country is one of the great survivors of history: states and empires emerged, expanded or disintegrated and disappeared around it.
Hungary and the Hungarian nation survived the devastation of the Tartars and Turks, Habsburgs and Russians in the Carpathian Basin; survived the fact that it belonged among the losers of both world wars.
That the iron curtain was dismantled on the frontier of Hungary and Austria?
www.fsz.bme.hu /hungary/intro.html   (390 words)

 YouTube - Hungary
There are a lot of illegal stuff in Hungary, but we have some beautiful historical places too like Sopron city of faith, Visegrad, Eger, ect.
Palacsinta in Hungary is a "crepe", not as thin as a french crepe, but thicker and more substantial.
Hungary at one time encompassed romania as it was the AustroHungarian empire prior to WW1, so if Romanian culture is found in Hungary I am not surprised.
youtube.com /?v=od7DsrSNlis   (319 words)

 hungary map and information page
Hungary, landlocked in eastern Europe, is bordered by seven countrys and divided in half by the Danube River.
The Hungary maps and information pages are currently being revised, but will be posted soon.
Landforms Hungary is a mostly flat country, dominated by the Great Hungarian Plain east of the Danube.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/hu.htm   (396 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- Hungary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II.
Hungary has made the transition from a centrally planned to a market economy, with a per capita income one-half that of the Big Four European nations.
Hungary continues to demonstrate strong economic growth and acceded to the EU in May 2004.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/hu.html   (1225 words)

 WTO | Hungary - Member information
Hungary has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995.
Hungary’s existing goods schedules will be revised in due course as a result of its entry into the European Union.
Hungary’s existing services schedules will be revised in due course as a result of its entry into the European Union.
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/countries_e/hungary_e.htm   (279 words)

 Where do you want to go birding in Hungary today?
Birding in Hungary - by Gerard Gorman of PROBIRDER.
Click on the part of Hungary you will visit to see what birdwatching areas, and what birds are in that part of the country.
Hungary is one of the richest countries in the Old Continent in terms of the species living at various habitats.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/euhungary.htm   (1143 words)

 HUNGARIAN Maps and Shields
The 64 counties of the Kingdom of Hungary in 1876.
The dismemberment of the Kingdom of Hungary by the Trianon Treaty, 1920 (I).
The dismemberment of the Kingdom of Hungary by the Trianon Treaty, 1920 (II).
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/wooton/34/hungary/shields.html   (239 words)

 Hungarian Forint and Hungary currency information including currency exchange rates
Since 1995, Hungary has pegged the forint against a basket of currencies (in which the US dollar is 30%).
Hungary's National Assembly is unicameral and consists of 386 members.
Hungary's net exports are also very important because of its small, open economy.
www.gocurrency.com /countries/hungary.htm   (580 words)

 Hungary Travel Guide | Hungary Travel Information Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hungary is a country with a complex sense of identity - not generally regarding itself as Balkan or Slavic, but Western.
Hungary has also managed to retain its unique language and customs.
Immense pride in their homeland may lead Hungarians to persuade the tourist in Budapest to spend some time also exploring Hungary's thousands of acres of vineyards and orchards, plus 11 national parks and hundreds of protected areas.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/116/country_guide/Europe/Hungary.html   (331 words)

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