Samantha Hobert

The European country I got assigned is Hungary. Hungary joined the European Union on May 1st of 2004. At one point in time Hungary was a part of the Astro-Hungarian empire, it was also a part of many Urban countries. Hungary is a landlocked country surrounded by many countries including Austria, Slovakia , Ukrainia, Romania , Serbia ,Croatia,and Slovenia. The Hungarian flag dates to the national movement of the 18th and 19th century. The flag has medival colors including red,white,and green.
The capital of Hungary is bubapest. Some major cities in Hungary are Debrecen, Miskolc, Szeged, and pecs. If you go to Hungary you really want to visit Budapest because it has a bunch of lights and villages. Budapest can be a very educational place because everywhere you turn is some kind of history. There are many rivers in Hungary. Hungary has hills including the great Hungarian plain and Matra hills. Hungarys government type is a republic (parliamentary democracy). Before Hungarians used euros they used what is known as an Hungarian forint. Hungarian culture reflects Roman, Turkish, Slavic, and Magyar influences. The life expectancy for men is 66 years old when woman have a life expectancy of 74 years old. Both of these ages are decreasing. The Hungarian language is a very special languages originating from the finnougic tribe of languages.