Hungary is a middle sized country (93000 sqm) in Central East Europe. Landlocked country but has its own "sea", the largest lake in Europe , Balaton.
The country's highest point 1014m, and called "Kekes". It is in the northern part of the country at the Matra Hills.
There are mainly plains in Hungary's south and north western part. The Great Plain in the south called "Alfold" home of some unique species and the last remaining plains in Europe, the Hortobagy.
There are two main rivers in Hungary, one is the Danube which flows across Budapest, and the Tisza river which flows in the eastern part of Hungary.
Both the Danube and the Tisza and the many other smaller rivers offer great opportunity to take a tour by kanoe or boat.
The largest lake of Hungary is the lake Balaton, which is a famous and popular summer destination for hungarians
Weather in Hungary , Hungary has continental climate, that means normally winters are cold, summers are warm.
Average summer air temperature is 27 - 35 degree Celsius (81 to 95 in Farenheit), in winter 0 to -15 (32 to 5 ).
Average yearly rainfall is approximately 600mm.
Hungary also famous for its history. A quite small country with a very rich and colorful history. From the old ages of the cavemans, whom lived in the caves of Bukk and Matra , through roman empire and mogolians, turkish empire, everybody had been here for a while. So you can find many historical sites and sights in Hungary. Castles, churches, museums are waiting for you to discover.
More about Hungary's history...
Founder of Absolute Geometry by Janos
Saviour of Mothers, Dr. Ignac Semmelweis
Dynamo Inventor, Anyos Jedlik
Creators of transformers, Otto Blathy, Miksa Deri and Karoly Zipernowsky
Inventors of the carburettor, Donat Banki and Janos Csonka
Researcher of gravitation , Lorant Eotvos
Pioneer of Railway electrification, Kalman Kando
Supersonic flight, Todor Karman
Inventor of Jet propulsion unit, Albert Fono
Television Innovator, Kalman Tihanyi
Founder of modern information technology, Janos Neumann
Designer of the nuclear reactor, Leo Szilard
Creator of the hydrogen bomb, Ede Teller
Developer of stereo transmission, Antal Csicsatka
Creator of radar astronomy, Zoltan Bay
Builder of moon vehicle, Ferenc Pavlics
Builder of mars walker, Antal Bejczy
Zoltan Kodaly and Bela Bartok, Musicians