Budapest - Castle Hill, Danube and Chain Bridge
View of the quarter Buda and Mátyás Church
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The city of Budapest is divided into two parts: the hilly side of Buda on the Western bank and the flat plain of Pest on the Eastern bank of the river Danube. These two parts of the city were separate towns until 1873. The earthTV camera shows the Danube, the Chain Bridge, the Elisabeth Bridge, the quarter Buda with Buda Castle and Fishermen's Bastion, Cafés and Restaurants. Further sights of Budapest are Matthias Church and the Parliament Building. Budapest is also famous for its many hot springs.
Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and others
93030 km² (240933 miles²)
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Tisza River 78 m (256 feet)
Kekes 1014 m (3327 feet)
Hungary consists of plains and hills with some grasslands and forests. The two main rivers in Hungary are the Danube and the Tisza. The soil is fertile resulting in roughly 50% of Hungary's land being cultivated with crops. Vineyards occupy part of the Tokaj region.
Key aspects of tourism
Balaton is the biggest lake in Central Europe and the most important tourist destination in Hungary. It's famous for its sandy beaches and hot springs.
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Events in Budapest
- Open Air: Sziget Festival, 11.- 16.08.
- Budafest Summer Music Festival, 06.07.- 17.08.
- National Holiday: Saint Stephen's Day, 20.08.
- Red Bull Air Race Series, 19.- 20.08.
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