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The Hungarian name for the country, Magyarorszag, comes from the Magyar tribe who were the original peoples of the region. The name Hungary derives from Ugrian, which are people who speak a Ugric language such as Hungarian.

What was Austria-Hungary?

The transformation of the Austrian Empire into Austria-Hungary dates from the 'Ausgleich' (usually tranlated as 'Compromise') of 1867. In 1866 Austria suffered a disastrous defeat at the hands of Prussia and was in effect expelled from Germany. There was a danger that the Hungarians, who had rebel (MORE)

Where is Hungary?

Hungary is in Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia Croatia and Slovenia.

What is the capital of Hungary?

The capital of Hungary is Budapest. The capital of Hungary is Budapest. It has an area of 525km squaredand a population of 1.73 million as of 2012.

Who was Yolande of Hungary?

Yolanda or Violante de Hungría (Kingdom of Hungary, c. 1216 - October 1251 in Huesca) was daughter of Andrew II of Hungary and his wife, Yolanda (or Violant) de Courtenay. She became Queen Consort of James I of Aragon in what is now Spain.

What is Hungary known for?

Mostly famous foods and wines (tokaji aszú), inventors (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0wkokaybWA) and other funny things http://blog.zepont.hu/2008/02/24/you-know-youre-hungarian . Above of these, of course, the Kingdom of Hungary played main role in medieval history, and had important influenc (MORE)

Where did the name of the country Hungary come from?

Well, of course, Hungarians call the place Magyarország, because they speak Hungarian, which is not related to the Indo-European languages at all. The name Hungary comes either from the Huns or from another bunch of barbarian invaders called the On-Ogur, who arrived in Europe from Bulgaria or T (MORE)

Who is the President of Hungary?

János Áder is the President of Hungary. He officially became President on 2012 May 10 after being elected as President of Hungary on 2012 May 2. Laszlo Solyom

Where did Hungary get its name?

Magyarország (The Hungarian name for their country) is derived from the Magyar tribe that settled in Hungary. The Magyar tribe was one of the many tribes united under the Huns. In basic terms, the name means Hungarian Country. Magyar for Hungarian, and orszag for Country. (that is not an actual t (MORE)

Was there a town named Felso Viso in pre world war 2 Hungary?

Yes there was a town named Felso Viso in pre war Hungary. It is now called Visuel de Sus and is part of Romania. Prior to being called Felso Viso it was called Oberviso...it was part of the Austrian-Hunarian Empire at that time.. I was born in Felso Viso in 1943 and my ancestors are all from that a (MORE)

How old is Hungary?

..92 or thousand-years-old. 896: Principality of Hungary 1000: Kingdom of Hungary 1918: Republic of Hungary

Who is the composer of Hungary?

There are a number of Hungarian composers who were significant. They include Franz Liszt (1811-1886), Bela Bartok (1881-1945), Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967). Whilst Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) was German, the Hungarian influence came out strongly in many of his works.

What do you eat in Hungary?

We eat international food, just like anyone else. Some says that we eat foods a little more spicier than other people, but that makes them exciting and interesting. ;) Although we have some typical Hungarian foods, such as the goulasch, a meat based soup(really really delicious, a must try!)

Where is Austria-Hungary?

It was in the middle of Europe: where Austria and hungary are located now. It does not exist any more. Austria-Hungary was a country from 1867 to 1918. The Compromise of 1867 brought them together and they established a Dual Monarchy in which they shared power over the country and had two separate p (MORE)

What are the cities in Hungary?

The capitol of Hungary is "Budapest" The biggest cities are: Miskolc, Debrecen, Szeged, Győr, Pécs There are 19 county in Hungary. Each county has a "capitol". Here's the counties: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/06HU_NUTS_3.png (I live in Hungary)

What is Hungary alphalbet?

The Hungarian alphabet is: A, Á, B, C, CS, D, DZ, DZS, E, É, F, G, GY, H, I, Í, J, K, L, LY, M, N, NY, O, Ó, Ö, Ő, P, Q, R, S, SZ, T, TY, U, Ú, Ü, Ű, V, W, X, Y, Z, ZS

What do they eat in Hungary?

Soup is served to start lunch and supper. Meat and potatoes so to speak. Chicken, and pork are very popular served with homemade noodles (galushka). Furhtermore, the main seasoning is paprika.

Was Hungary a tribe?

Yes, we were the hun tribe, and we were a horse rider tribe with bows and arrows. We were feared for a long time because we were the first tribe in Europe who fought by bows and arrows, from a horse's back. This surprised other nations in Europe when we came here.

What is the transportaton in Hungary?

Most of the hungarians travel by car, but still many travels by bicycle, on foot or by motorbike. There are public transports: Bus (in every city) Train (between every city) Underground (only in the capital) Electic train (IN some bigger cities) Electric bus (IN some bigger cities) Ai (MORE)

When was Hungary created?

I don't really know what you mean by that; the first king (István the State-Founder) was crowned in 1000.

Are there mountain in Hungary?

Yes, although they are not so high. The highest mountain is Kékes-tető, it's highest point is 1014 meters above the sea level.

What mountains are in Hungary?

Not that many mountains. Mount Kékes ('Blue-like') is the highest, 1014 m high. :) Other mountains for example: Mátra (where Kékes belongs to), Bükk, Subalps, Transdanubian Medium Mountains, Mecsek. But there are two big flats, more famous than the montains :) - Little Hungarian Plain in (MORE)

Is Hungary landlocked?

Hungary, landlocked in eastern Europe, is bordered by seven countrys and divided almost in half by the massive Danube River. Once one of the largest kingdoms in Europe, it suffered through many centuries of invasions, unwanted occupations, two World Wars and the Communist Party. The country's crown (MORE)

Are you Hungary?

yes i am Hungary Hungary is the name of a country where i live. What is the question? :D are you hungry? Are you from Hungary? Very Hungary. Go make me some Turkey. With Chile.

What hemisphere is Hungary in?

The North and Eastern Hemispheres.. The nation of Hungary is located in central Europe. That places itin the northern and eastern hemisphere. Croatia, Austria, Romania,Slovakia, Serbia, and Ukraine border Hungary.. Northern

Where in Europe is Hungary?

Hungary is in Central Europe on the Danube river bordered by Slovakia. Its capital is Budapest a beautiful historic city.

Who is the head of Hungary?

László Sólyom ( Sólyom László ,Hungarian pronunciation: http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Wikipedia:IPA_for_Hungarian , born January 3, 1942) is a http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Hungary political figure, lawyer, and librarian who was http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/President_of_Hungar (MORE)

Is Transylvania in Hungary?

So they wish... But, no, Transylvania is an old Romanian province. For more than a thousand years the Hungarians are claiming this rich territory, this big part of Romania, trying everything in the middle (lobby, politics, extremism). In the time of Austro-Hungarian empire, they had Transylvania in (MORE)

What is the name of the person that discovered Hungary?

Originally, Hungary is in Europe, so it wasn't discovered by a person. A lot of years ago roman people came here, and later huns came here. At last, hungarians settled here ("magyarok") and they founded they own country called "Hungary" in 1000 by the first Hungarian king, St. Stephen.

How did Hungary get the name Hungary?

Magyarország (The Hungarian name for their country) is derived from the Magyar tribe that settled in Hungary. The Magyar tribe was one of the many tribes united under the Huns. In basic terms, the name means Hungarian Country. Magyar for Hungarian, and orszag for Country. (that is not an actual t (MORE)

Was Hungary communist?

Hungary was communist after the Allies reigned victorious over Germany. The Russians established USSR, which then converted all the newly joined countries to communist. Hungary was the first country to become economically free from USSR.

Is Hungary rich?

It is not poor or anything but it is not super rich like Luxembourg. It is the 37th richest country in the world. Hope i helped.

Is Hungary communist?

Hungary is not communist. They were before the fall of USSR. They are now democratic, but are slowly moving toward the right-wing as Jobbik has gained enough power in the government to be able to change it.

What was Austria Hungary?

Austria-Hungary is now a historical term. It used to be a countryruled over by the Habsburgs. The Habsburgs had always had a lot ofproblems with the Hungarians as they never gave up their rebellionsfor independence. So, in 1867, they made a compromise andthis way a dual monarchy called Austria-Hun (MORE)

How and when did Hungary begin?

The land was occupied by the Magyars in 895, called the Conquest. They settled down in the Carpathian Basin and formed a state with the leadership of Stephen I (later Saint Stephen, in Hungarian Szent István). The Magyars gradually adjusted themselves to the people of Europe, which was a hard t (MORE)

Are there desserts in Hungary?

Certainly. Hungary has many famous baked goods which serve asincredible desserts. Please see the Related Link below which showssuch desserts.

How do you cosplay Hungary?

Hungary is a good choice for a character, as she is relativelysimple with many different possibilities. Firstly, decide on aversion of her character to cosplay. My sister does the versionwith the red skirt, but depending on what you have available, thegreen skirt or suit could be easier. As for her (MORE)