Budapest

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Budapest
Ceety
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Frae top, left tae richt: view o the ceety wi the Danube River, lion guardin the Chain Bridge, Heroes' Square, the Parliament Building, Fisherman's Bastion, St. Stephen's Basilica, an a panorama frae Gellért Hill wi Buda Castle on the left.
Banner o Budapest
Banner
Coat o airms o Budapest
Coat airms
Eik-name(s): 
Hert o Europe, Pearl o Danube, Caipital o Freedom, Caipital o Spas an Thermal Baths, Caipital o Festivals
Location o Budapest in Hungary
Location o Budapest in Hungary
Coordinates: 47°28′19″N 19°03′01″E / 47.47194°N 19.05028°E / 47.47194; 19.05028Coordinates: 47°28′19″N 19°03′01″E / 47.47194°N 19.05028°E / 47.47194; 19.05028
KintraHungary
RegionCentral Hungary
SubregionBudapesti
Unification o Buda, Pest an Óbuda17 November 1873
Boroughs
Govrenment
 • MayorGergely Karácsony
Area
 • Ceety525.16 km2 (202.77 sq mi)
 • Urban
2538 km2 (980 sq mi)
 • Metro
7626 km2 (2,944 sq mi)
Highest elevation
527 m (1,729 ft)
Lowest elevation
96 m (315 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1][2][3]
 • Ceety1,744,665 Rise
 • Rank1st (8t in EU)
 • Density3323/km2 (8,610/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,551,247
 • Metro
3,284,110
Demonym(s)Budapester, budapesti (Hungarian)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code(s)
1011–1239
Aurie code1
ISO 3166 codeHU-BU
Websitebudapest.hu
touristinfo: [2]

Budapest (pronounced /ˈbuːdəpɛst/ (deprecatit template), an aa /ˈbʊdəpɛst/, /ˈbjuːdəpɛst/; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈbudɒpɛʃt] ( listen); names in ither leids) is the caipital o Hungary.[4] As the lairgest ceety o Hungary, it serves as the kintra's principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, an transportation centre.[5] In 2010, Budapest haed 1,721,556 indwallers,[6] doun frae its 1980 peak of 2.06 million. The Budapest Commuter Aurie is hame tae 3,271,110 fowk.[7][8] The ceety covers an aurie o 525 square kilometres (202.7 sq mi)[9] athin the ceety limits. Budapest became a single ceety occupyin baith banks of the river Danube wi a unification on 17 November 1873 o richt (wast)-bank Buda an Óbuda wi left (east)-bank Pest.[9][10]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Budapest is twinned wi:[11][12][13]

Country Ceety Coonty / Destrict / Region / State Date
Austrick Vienna Vienna 1990
Bosnie an Herzegovinae Sarajevo Sarajevo Canton 1995
Bulgarie Sofia Sofia Ceety
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Cheenae (PRC) Beijing Beijing 2005[14]
Croatie Zagreb Zagreb 1994[15]
Fraunce Paris Paris 1956
Germany Berlin Berlin 1992[16]
Germany Frankfurt am Main Hesse 1990
Indonesie Jakarta Jakarta Special Caipital Region 2009[17]
Israel Tel Aviv Tel Aviv Destrict 1989[18]
Italy Florence Tuscany 2008[19]
Poland Warsaw Masovian Voivodeship 2005[20]
Portugal Lisbon Destrict o Lisbon 1992
Romanie Bucharest Bucharest 1991
Slovakie Košice Košice Region 1997[21]
Sooth Korea Daejeon Daejeon 1994[22]
Thailand Bangkok Bangkok 2007
Ukraine Lviv Ukraine 1993[23]
United States Fort Worth Texas 1990[24]
United States New York Ceety New York 1992[25]

Some o the ceety's destricts are an aa twinned tae smaw ceeties or destricts o ither big ceeties, for details see the airticle Leet o deestricts an touns in Budapest.

Pairtnerships[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population by type of settlement - annually". Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 11 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  2. "Gazetteer of Hungary, Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 2 October 2013.
  3. "Budapest City Review". Euromonitor International. December 2012. Retrieved 8 Mey 2014.
  4. Bachmann, Helena (18 Mairch 2002). "Beauty and the Feast". Time. Retrieved 22 Mey 2008. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. "Budapest". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 2008. Retrieved 30 Januar 2008.
  6. "Hungary by data 2009" (PDF). Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 16 Julie 2010. Retrieved 17 Julie 2010.
  7. History of the Budapest Commuter Association (English))
  8. Settlements of the Budapest Commuter Area (Hungarian)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Török, András. "Budapest". Encarta. Archived frae the original on 31 October 2009. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2008. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  10. Molnar, A Concise History of Hungary, Chronology pp. 15.
  11. "Sister City - Budapest". Official wabstide o New York Ceety. Retrieved 14 Mey 2008. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  12. "Sister cities of Budapest" (in Hungarian). Official Website of Budapest. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  13. "Who knows less about Budapest? A quiz with mayor candidates" (in Hungarian). Index. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  14. "Sister Cities". Beijing Municipal Government. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  15. "Intercity and International Cooperation of the City of Zagreb". © 2006–2009 City of Zagreb. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  16. "Berlin's international city relations". Berlin Mayor's Office. Archived frae the original on 22 August 2008. Retrieved 1 Julie 2009.
  17. "The Jakarta Post - Hungarian envoy builds new links with RI". The Jakarta Post.
  18. "Tel Aviv sister cities" (in Hebrew). Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality. Retrieved 1 Julie 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  19. "Hízelgő a magyar fővárosnak: Firenze testvérvárosának fogadta". Népszabadság (in Hungarian). Ringier. 17 Mey 2008. Retrieved 30 Mey 2008. Cite has empty unkent parameters: |month= and |coauthors= (help)
  20. "Miasta partnerskie Warszawy". um.warszawa.pl. Biuro Promocji Miasta. 4 Mey 2005. Retrieved 29 August 2008.
  21. "Partnership towns of the City of Košice" (in Slovak). © 2007-2009 City of Košice Magistrát mesta Košice, Tr. SNP 48/A, 040 11 Košice. Retrieved 12 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  22. Daejeon.kr[deid airtin] Daejeon.kr[deid airtin]
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  24. "Fort Worth Sister Cities". fwsistercities.org. Retrieved 17 Februar 2010.
  25. "NYC's Sister Cities". Sister City Program of the City of New York. 2006. Retrieved 1 September 2008.
  26. "Kraków otwarty na świat". www.krakow.pl. Retrieved 19 Julie 2009.