Hungary, Budapest

Hungary land span is 93 thousand Km². The region is referred to as the Carpathian Basin. North to South it is 268km and east to west, it is 528km. Kékes Tető being the highest point with 1014m in height.
The main rivers are the Danube and the Tisza, The largest lake of Europe is also found here called Balaton, is 78 Km long and 14 km at it's widest point.
Bordering countries are Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.
Climate: A moderate "continental climate" of not too cold or hot. Average temperatures in Hungary range from -10°C to 32°C with an average rainfall of 64cm. August the hottest months (28-30° C, 82-86° F) and December and January the coldest, when temperatures may fall under -10° C or just +5° F. Average sunshine from April to September is more than eight hours a day.
Population: Approximately 10 million people.
Local Time: Hungary is in the Central European Time Zone (GMT+1).
Hungary continues to show a healthy economic growth through this post EU accession period. Looking forward to having the Euro as the monetary currency at or around 2010.

Budapest is the capital of Hungary, with nearly 2,000,000 inhabitants.
Budapest's total territory is 525 km². The city is 25 kilometres long in the north-south direction and 29 kilometres wide in the east-west direction. Its deepest point is the level of the Danube, which at normal levels is about 90 metres above sea level, and its highest point is 529 metres (Janos-Hill).
The city is divided into two parts by the Danube. The hilly left bank is called Buda, with over 20 hills within the territory of the capital, and the plain right bank is called Pest.
Buda is generally a recreational and residential zone, with industrial areas only far away in its southern and northern parts, while Pest gives home to massive housing, commercial and industrial areas.
Budapest is the only capital city in the world which has thermal springs.
There is a remarkable cave system, formed by the thermal waters, under some of the hills in Buda.