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Hungary Research Topics
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Guide to Hungary ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Country Information

Hungary is a country in Central Europe bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia. From the eighteenth century to World War I it belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The official language is Hungarian.[1]

Getting Started with Hungary Research

Links to articles on getting started with Hungary research.

Hungary Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Hungary research.

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Hungary Map

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Counties of Hungary


Administrative Center
Bács-Kiskun Kecskemét Southern Great Plain
Baranya Pécs Southern Transdanubia
Békés Békéscsaba Southern Great Plain
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Miskolc Northern Hungary
Capital City of Budapest Budapest Central Hungary
Csongrád Szeged Southern Great Plain
Fejér Székesfehérvár Central Transdanubia
Győr-Moson-Sopron Győr Western Transdanubia
Hajdú-Bihar Debrecen Northern Great Plain
Heves Eger Northern Hungary
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok Szolnok Northern Great Plain
Komárom-Esztergom Tatabánya Central Transdanubia
Nógrád Salgótarján Northern Hungary
Pest Érd Central Hungary
Somogy Kaposvár Southern Transdanubia
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Nyíregyháza Northern Great Plain
Tolna Szekszárd Southern Transdanubia
Vas Szombathely Western Transdanubia
Veszprém Veszprém Central Transdanubia
Zala Zalaegerszeg Western Transdanubia

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Hungary," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 23 March 2016.