Difference between revisions of "Hungary"

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[[Image:Arczi.jpg|thumb|250px|right|[[User:Arczi|Arczi]] hitching in Hungary]]
 
[[Image:Arczi.jpg|thumb|250px|right|[[User:Arczi|Arczi]] hitching in Hungary]]
'''Hungary''' is a member state of the [[European Union]] as well as the [[Schengen Agreement]]. Hitchhiking seems to be quite easy in Hungary. Especially in rural areas people are very friendly and helpful.
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'''Hungary''' is a member state of the [[European Union]] as well as the [[Schengen Agreement]]. Hitchhiking usually (but not without exceptions) is relatively easy in Hungary, especially in rural areas where people are more friendly and helpful. There, even on the roads with almost no traffic you can get a ride in a reasonable time.
  
Even on roads with almost no traffic you can get a ride in a reasonable time.
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Some people speak English, some speak German. Once you get to rural areas, though, expect to experience a language barrier.
 
 
Some people speak English, some more speak German, but outside big cities, most people speak none of it.
 
  
 
== License plates ==
 
== License plates ==
In Hungary license plates does not contain any marking about where the car comes from or goes to. A normal one has three black letters and three black numbers on white background. Usually police cars' starts with RB. Taxis's background is yellow.
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Hungarian license plates do not contain any marking about where the car comes from. Typical and most common license plates have three black letters and three black numbers on a white background. Police has plates starting with RB, and the taxi ones are yellow.
  
 
== Cities ==
 
== Cities ==
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* [[Debrecen]]
 
* [[Debrecen]]
 
* [[Győr]]
 
* [[Győr]]
* [[Pécs]], mediterranean moods
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* [[Pécs]]
* [[Székesfehérvár]], [[Szeged]]
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* [[Székesfehérvár]]  
* [[Tatabánya]], [[Tokaj]]
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* [[Szeged]]
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* [[Tatabánya]]
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* [[Tokaj]]
  
 
== Phrasebook ==
 
== Phrasebook ==
[[Eastern_Europe_phrasebook#Hungarian|Hungarian phrasebook]]
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For useful phrases while hitchhiking in Hungary see [[Eastern_Europe_phrasebook#Hungarian|Hungarian phrasebook]].
  
 
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[[wikipedia:Hungary]]

Revision as of 07:53, 13 December 2008

Flag of Hungary Hungary
Information
Language: Hungarian
Capital: Budapest
Population: 10,041,000
Currency: Forint (HUF)
Hitchability: from
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Arczi hitching in Hungary

Hungary is a member state of the European Union as well as the Schengen Agreement. Hitchhiking usually (but not without exceptions) is relatively easy in Hungary, especially in rural areas where people are more friendly and helpful. There, even on the roads with almost no traffic you can get a ride in a reasonable time.

Some people speak English, some speak German. Once you get to rural areas, though, expect to experience a language barrier.

License plates

Hungarian license plates do not contain any marking about where the car comes from. Typical and most common license plates have three black letters and three black numbers on a white background. Police has plates starting with RB, and the taxi ones are yellow.

Cities

Phrasebook

For useful phrases while hitchhiking in Hungary see Hungarian phrasebook.



wikipedia:Hungary