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Budapest: Capital of Hungary
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and the ninth-largest city in the European Union by population within city limits. The city has an estimated population of 1,752,286 over a land area of about 525 square kilometres. Budapest is both a city and county, and forms the centre of the Budapest metropolitan area, which has an area of 7,626 square kilometres and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33% of the population of Hungary.

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The new mayor of Budapest - Gergely Karacsony talks about the changes in Hungary’s political scene [Video]

The new mayor of Budapest - Gergely Karacsony talks about the changes in Hungary’s political scene

Gergely Karacsony is the new mayor of Budapest beating the Fidesz-backed incumbent in recent electionsView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 07:40Published

Politics on lockdown: see how MEP Katalin Cseh keeps up with Brussels business in Budapest [Video]

Politics on lockdown: see how MEP Katalin Cseh keeps up with Brussels business in Budapest

Politics on lockdown: see how MEP Katalin Cseh keeps up with Brussels business in Budapest

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:42Published
Euro 2020 postponed over coronavirus - UEFA [Video]

Euro 2020 postponed over coronavirus - UEFA

Ceferin confirms that Euro 2020 will be postponed

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:07Published
Fed Cup finals postponed due to coronavirus outbreak [Video]

Fed Cup finals postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The Fed Cup finals in Hungary and play-offs around the world are postponed due to the coronavirus.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:54Published
UCI President Lappartient - Cancelling Grand Tours would be a disaster for cycling [Video]

UCI President Lappartient - Cancelling Grand Tours would be a disaster for cycling

Cancelling the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France would be a disaster for cycling, says UCI president David Lappartient

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:10Published
Budapest's mayor snubs Orban by lobbying EU for direct access to climate change cash [Video]

Budapest's mayor snubs Orban by lobbying EU for direct access to climate change cash

Budapest's mayor snubs Orban by lobbying EU for direct access to climate change cash

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:20Published

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