Hungary is a democratic constitutional state since 1989. The country has welcomed many foreign companies after the fall of the communism. Besides that, tourism also faced a huge boost. Nowadays, Budapest is a very popular holiday destination. The same goes for the places around Lake Balaton. Budapest is split up in two parts by the Danube, Margaret Island can be found in between two parts, in the river. Buda (Castle District) is situated on the left side of the Danube, Pest (Parliament Building) on the right side of the Danube.
The low-cost carrier Wizz Air is founded in Hungary. This airline offers passengers cheap tickets to and from Budapest and Debrecen. You can find information about the Hungarian airports on this page.
Practical information about Hungary:
Time zone: Central European Time +1
Currency: Hungarian forint
National Day: 20 August