Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság)

  • Flag:  The Hungarian tricolored flag consists of the colors red, white and green, symbolizing strength, faithfulness and hope respectively.
  • Total Area: 35,919 sq mi (93,030 sq km)
  • Government: Parliamentary democracy
  • Languages: Magyar (Hungarian) 84.6%, other 16.4%
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 37.2%, Calvinist 11.6%, Lutheran 2.2%, Greek Catholic 1.8%, other 1.9%, none 18.2%, unspecified 27.2% (2011 est.)
  • Date/s visited: July 2015 (5 days)

Blog entries:

  1. Budapest: Pearl of the Danube (A walking tour in the Jewish District)
  2. Budapest: Pearl of the Danube (Exploring the Castle District, Budapest Eye and St. Stephen’s Basilica)
  3. Budapest: Pearl of the Danube (A walking day tour to the House of Terror, Heroes’ Square, Szechenyi Thermal Bath, National Museum, Central Market, etc.)
  4. Pest: A trip to the high fortress of Visegrad in the Danube River Bend
  5. Pest: Visiting Fellegvar, Hungary’s ancient acropolis and “cloud castle”
  6. Pest: A hiking tour to Count Dracula’s prison tower in Visegrad