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 →

Hints for a Better Dining Experience

Budapest is on its way to become the city of gourmets. The past years have seen drastic changes and improvements in Hungarian restaurants: an ever growing number of places offer courses made of quality regional ingredients. Frequenting Hungarian restaurants are no longer an exotic venture, but a real culinary experience appreciated by international restaurant guides, as well.… Read the rest here →