Hungary - Research Article from Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

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Location, Size, and Extent

Hungary is a landlocked country in the Carpathian Basin of Central Europe, with an area of 93,030 sq km (35,919 sq mi), extending 268 km (167 mi) N–S and 528 km (328 mi) E–W. Comparatively, the area occupied by Hungary is slightly smaller than the state of Indiana. It is bounded on the N by Slovakia, on the NE by the Ukraine, on the E by Romania, on the S by Serbia and Montenegro and Croatia, on the SW by Slovenia, and on the W by Austria, with a total boundary length of 2,171 km (1,349 mi). Hungary's capital city, Budapest, is located in the north central part of the country.

Topography

About 84% of Hungary is below 200 m (656 ft) in altitude, its lowest point, at the Tisza River, being 78 m (256 ft) above sea level and the highest being Mt. Kékes (1,014 m/3,327 ft) in the M&#x...

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