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Education Abroad: Budapest

Merger of Three in 1873: Óbuda, Buda & Pest

Budapest, Hungary ​​​​​​​

This guide will help you prepare for your trip to Budapest.

Here, you will find resources that help you learn more about:

Culture  ♦  Tourism  ♦  Transportation    

Food  ♦  Travel  ♦  Climate    

Quick Facts

City Length (N-S): About 25 km (15 miles)
       City Width (W-E): About 29 km (18 miles)     

Budapest is known colloquially as the "Spa Capital of the World" (400+ public spas).   

The city is almost ten times larger than the second largest Hungarian city, Debrecen.

Budapest also accounts for more than one third of all economic activity in Hungary.

Hungary shares borders with seven countries: Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia and Austria.

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