Hungary is located in Central Europe. The capital of Hungary is Budapest, with a population of about 1.8 million. The country became democratic parliamentary republic in 1989.
It has more, than10 million tourists each year, with an increasing number coming especially for dental treatments. Hungary became the most popular destination of dental tourism in Europe.
The two main river are the Danube and the Tisza, which separate the country into three sections. The larger Danube flows right through Budapest, with Buda on the right side and Pest on the left.
About 100 km from the capital is the largest freshwater lake in Central Europe, called Balaton, which is 77 km long, and the region's foremost tourist destination.
Near the western end of Balaton is Lake Hévíz, the second largest thermal lake in the world. Its temperature is between 22 °C and 38 °C depending on the season.
Thermal water can be found on over 80% of the country's territory, with about 450 public baths, making it a must see destination for spa enthusiasts.