Fast Facts

Budapest facts and figures

Area: 525 square kilometres (in a north–south direction approx. 25 km, east–west approx. 29 km)
Population: 1.815.000
Population density: 3456 persons/ square kilometre
Administrative structure: 23 districts
Buda: comprising one-third of the area of the city on the hilly, right bank of the Danube
Pest: comprising two-thirds of the area of the city on the flat, left bank of the Danube
Islands (from north to south): Óbuda Island, Margaret Island, Csepel Island
Bridges: nine bridges, of which two are rail bridges

Other information


Budapest, the capital of Hungary has every category of accommodation from luxury hotel to paying guest rooms.… Read the rest here →


General availability of health care

No shots or inoculations are required for entry to Hungary. To be on the safe side, bring enough of any prescription or other medication you may need. It is also good practice to bring along a copy of all prescriptions in their generic form in case you run out of any medications, but you will need a Hungarian doctor to write a prescription for the pharmacy to dispense it.… Read the rest here →