Hungary is officially known as the Republic of Hungary. It is surrounded by land on all its sides in Central Europe. Situated in the Pannonian Basin, Hungary is encircled by Slovakia to the north, Serbia and Croatia to the south, Ukraine and Romania to the east, and Slovenia to the southwest and Austria to the west.
Hungarian is the official language of Hungary and is the most widely spoken non-Indo-European language in Europe. This country is spread over an area of 93,030 square kilometers. Hungary is popular for attracting 8.6 million tourists per year as per the 2007 estimates.
This country is the proud owner of the largest thermal water cave system in the world. Hungary hosts a population of 9,979,000 as per the 2011 estimate. This country lies between the latitudes 45 degree 49 degree north latitudes, and 16 degree 23 degree east longitudes.
Hungary experiences climate where winters are cold, and summers are warm and hot. Although the average annual temperature is nearly 10 degree Celsius, the temperature in summers ranges from 27 to 35 degree Celsius; and in winters, from 0 to -15 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature in summers can also go up to 42 degree Celsius and -29 degree Celsius in winters.
Hungary has the following rivers;
Major Lakes in Hungary include;
The highest peaks in Hungary are;
Hungary has three seasons; oceanic, continental and Mediterranean. The fauna is influenced by this weather and grows various plants and species while Oak remains the predominant deciduous tree. Various conifers are also located in the mountains.
Deer, boar, hare, mouflon, fox, duck, and crane form the wildlife of Hungary. Grey cow, the native animal can also be found here. Black and white long-wool sheep, and birds such as erne, peregrine falcon, striped-headed reed-warbler, spoonbill, ibis, aigrette, bittern, red heron, small sea-pig and other birds can be found in large numbers. Longhornerd Gray Steppe cattle, Magyar Vizsla, Transylvanian Bloodhound, Hungarian throughbred horses, Lipicai, Cavalry white horses, Back-and-white stork are the natives of Hungary.
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