These sites are about Hungary. Learn about the people, history, culture, government, and natural environment of this eastern European nation. There are facts, maps, and photos. Students can take a virtual tour of Hungarian castles, hear the Hungarian National Anthem, and learn about Hungary during the Soviet years. Included are eThemes resources about neighboring countries Austria and Turkey.
Fact Monster: Hungary
This article about Hungary includes a history and many facts about the country. NOTE This site contains banner ads, other ads, and sponsored links.
CIA World Factbook: Hungary
This site has lots of facts about Hungary, including information about the economy, government, people, geography, and a map.
BBC: Country Profile: Hungary
This site contains many quick facts about the country of Hungary, information about the government, and links to the official media sources. There is also a Hungarian history timeline and an audio file of the National Anthem. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other types of ads, and sponsored links. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
National Geographic: Hungary
This page has information about Hungary, including its history and fast facts, a map, and links to other feature articles. Learn about Hungarian music, traditions, or view a photo gallery of Budapest. NOTE: This site contains banner ads, pop-up ads, and other types of ads.
Library of Congress: A Country Study: Hungary
Learn about Hungary, its culture, history, and more. This site links to information on all things Hungary.
Hungarian Historical Chronology
Read about the origins of the Hungarian peoples and their history and cultural identity throughout the ages.
ThinkQuest: Hungary During Communism
Learn about the communist period in Hungary's history on this site. There is information about the ideology of communism, Soviet occupation, the 1956 revolution, and the end of the Soviet empire in the early 1990s. NOTE: This reading has been translated from Hungarian and may be difficult for younger students.
Culture Crossing: Hungary
Learn about Hungarian customs and etiquette. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Quia: Hungarian Numbers
This site includes four activities about counting in Hungarian: flashcards, matching, concentration, and word search exercises. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites. NOTE: This site also requires that Java be enabled on your computer in order to function.
Quia: Basic Words
This site includes activities about basic Hungarian vocabulary words. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites. NOTE: This site also requires that Java be enabled on your computer in order to function.
eThemes Resource: Country: Austria
These sites are about the country of Austria. There is information about the history, geography, climate, people, and culture of this country. You can see a live webcam of different parts of the country, images of famous places, and learn about famous personalities from Austria. Also included are eThemes Resource on Continents.
eThemes Resource: Country: Turkey
These sites are about the country of Turkey. Students can view maps, movies, and photographs. Several sites have audio files. Included is an eThemes resource on the religion of Islam.
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