the capital and the most crowded city of Hungary

Budapest (/ˈbuːdəpɛst/, Hungarian articulation: [ˈbudɒpɛʃt]) is the capital and the most crowded city of Hungary

and the 10th biggest city in the European Union by populace inside city limits.[10][11][12] The city has an expected populace of 1,752,286 over a land territory of around 525 square kilometers (203 square miles).[13] Budapest is both a city and district, and structures the focal point of the Budapest metropolitan region, which has a region of 7,626 square kilometers (2,944 square miles) and a populace of 3,303,786, involving 33% of the number of inhabitants in Hungary.

This article is about the capital of Hungary. For different utilizations, see Budapest (disambiguation).


Capital city

Capital City of Hungary

Budapest főváros

View from Gellért Hill to the Danube, Hungary – Budapest (28493220635).jpg

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Hungarian Parliament By River Danube.jpg View of Budapest Chain Bridge With Buda Castle In The Background.jpg

Clockwise from top: View of city and the Danube from Gellért Hill, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Széchenyi Chain Bridge and Buda Castle, Hungarian Parliament, and Heroes’ Square.

Banner of Budapest


Emblem of Budapest


Monikers: Heart of Europe, Queen of the Danube, Pearl of the Danube, Capital of Freedom, Capital of Spas and Thermal Baths, Capital of Festivals

Budapest is situated in HungaryBudapestBudapest

Area inside Hungary

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Directions: 47°29′33″N 19°03′05″ECoordinates: 47°29′33″N 19°03′05″E

Country Hungary

Region Central Hungary

Unification of Buda, Pest and Óbuda 17 November 1873


23 Districts[show]


• Type Mayor – Council

• Body General Assembly of Budapest

• Mayor Gergely Karácsony (Dialog)


• Capital city 525.2 km2 (202.8 sq mi)

• Urban 2,538 km2 (980 sq mi)




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