Presentation on theme: "Budapest Capital of Hungary. Budapest, is the largest city in Hungary with 1 733 655 inhabitants. The city covers an area of 525 square kilometers. The."— Presentation transcript:
Budapest, is the largest city in Hungary with 1 733 655 inhabitants. The city covers an area of 525 square kilometers. The history of Budapest began with Aquincum, originally a Celtic settlement that became the Roman capital of Lower Pannonia. Budapest was the focal point of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, and the Revolution of 1956. The main information:
Curiosities Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with the world's largest thermal water cave system, second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building. The city attracts about 2.7 million tourists a year, making it the 37th most popular city in the world. Budapest ranked as the most livable Central/Eastern European city on quality of life index. It is also ranked as "Europe's 7th most idyllic place to live" and as the 9th most beautiful city in the world. It is the highest ranked Central/Eastern European city.
Geography The 525 km2 area of Budapest lies in central Hungary surrounded by settlements of the agglomeration in Pest county. The Danube enters the city from the north; later it encircles two islands, Óbuda Island and Margaret Island. The third island Csepel Island is the largest of the Budapest Danube islandsThe river that separates the two parts of the city is only 230 m (755 ft) wide at its narrowest point in Budapest. Pest lies on the flat terrain of the Great Plain while Buda is rather hilly.
Sports City Park and Margit Island are perfect places to find some green area in the city. In the City Park in winter you can enjoy ice skating on one of the largest artificial ice surfaces in the world. Margaret Island offers a wide range of sports from running and cycling The city is the proud home for many Olympic, World, and Europen Championship winners and medalists e.g famous Ferenc Puskás; top class player of Real Madrid or the Hungaran waterball team.
Economy Nearly all branches of industry can be found in Budapest. Main products are communication engineering and computer appliances, electric machines, incandescent lamps (General Electric). Pharmaceutical industry is also important, well- known Egis, Richter Gedeon and Chinoin companies are Hungarian, Teva also has a division here. The Malév Hunagrian Airlines is based in Budapest.
Main sights Buda castle Fisherman Bastion Andrássy avenue
Spas One of the reasons the Romans first colonized the area immediately to the west of the River Danube and established their regional capital at Aquincumis so that they could utilize and enjoy the thermal springs. There are still ruins visible today of the enormous baths that were built during that period. The new baths that were constructed during the Turkish period (1541–1686) served both bathing and medicinal purposes, and some of these are still in use to this day. Budapest has 4 spas nowadays
I hope you've enjoyed the presentation 'bout this lovely capital, Budapest!