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Presentation Of Hungary

  1. 3. History of Hungary <ul><li>Celtic (after c. 450 BC) and Roman (9 BC – c. 430) period </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen I of Hungary was crowned with a crown sent from Rome by the pope in 1000 </li></ul><ul><li>The Battle of Mohács resulted in Ottoman occupation </li></ul><ul><li>Habsburg Monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>World War I , Treaty of Trianon </li></ul><ul><li>World War II, Communist era (1947–1989) </li></ul><ul><li>The present form of government is a parliamentary republic (since 1989) </li></ul><ul><li>In 1999 Hungary joined NATO and in 2004 joined the EU </li></ul>
  2. 8. Natural resources <ul><li>The largest stalactite cave of Europe ( Aggtelek) </li></ul><ul><li>T he second largest thermal lake in the world (Lake Hévíz) </li></ul><ul><li>T he largest lake in Central Europe (Lake Balaton) </li></ul><ul><li>T he largest natural grasslands in Europe (Hortobágy) </li></ul>
  3. 9. Well-known Hungarian inventor s <ul><li>The Rubik's Cube is a 3D mechanical puzzle invented Ernő Rubik. It is the world's best-selling toy. </li></ul><ul><li>Albert Szent-Györgyi discovered vitamin C and the components and reactions of the citric acid cycle. </li></ul>
  4. 10. Regions, counties, subregions and cities <ul><li>Administratively, Hungary is divided into 19 counties. T he capital is independent . </li></ul>
  5. 11. Geography <ul><li>The highest mountains , highest point: the Kékes at 1,014 m/3,327 ft </li></ul><ul><li>10 national parks, 145 minor nature reserves and 35 landscape protection areas </li></ul>
  6. 12. Rivers and lakes <ul><li>Rivers: Danube (Duna) </li></ul><ul><li>Tisza </li></ul><ul><li>Dráva </li></ul><ul><li>Lakes: Balaton </li></ul><ul><li>Hévíz </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Tisza </li></ul>
  7. 13. Religious affiliation 8,2 No religion 0,1 Judaism 0,2 Other Christians 0,5 Orthodox Christianity 26,0 Protestantism 65,0 Catholicism 91,7 Christianity % of total Denominations
  8. 14. Cuisine <ul><li>Traditional dishes: - Goulash flavoured with paprika </li></ul><ul><li>- Fisherman’s soup </li></ul><ul><li>- Chicken Paprikash </li></ul><ul><li>- Stew </li></ul><ul><li>- Sweet and salty dumplings </li></ul><ul><li>Desserts: - Dobos Cake </li></ul><ul><li>- Strudels </li></ul><ul><li>- Gundel pancake </li></ul><ul><li>Wines: - Tokaji Aszú and Egri Bikavér </li></ul>
  9. 15. Spa culture <ul><li>Land of thermal water. </li></ul><ul><li>Advantageous geographical location thermal water can be found with good quality and in great quantities on over 80% of Hungary’s territory. </li></ul><ul><li>450 public baths. </li></ul>
  10. 16. BUDAPEST – the capital
  11. 17. The old village of Hollókő and its surroundings <ul><li>It is an outstanding example of a deliberately preserved traditional settlement </li></ul>
  12. 18. <ul><li>MUSIC </li></ul>Kodály Zoltán The creator of the Kodály Method Bartók Béla One of the founders of ethnomusicology Liszt Ferenc The greatest pianist of all time
  13. 19. Hungarian painters <ul><li>Munkácsy Mihály </li></ul>Christ before Pilate Ecce Homo Golgota Szinyei Merse Pál Lady in violet Picnic in May Csontváry Kosztka Tivadar The Lonely Cedar
  14. 20. COME AND VISIT HUNGARY THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION

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