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Search Engine Colossus - Hungary Links to primary Hungarian language search engines and gateways.

REESWeb - Search Hungary Do a "search keyword" for "Hungary" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS. 

Hungarian Electronic Library Largest Hungarian electronic resource on Web. Search - Preset for Hungarian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Hungarian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Hungarian fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Language Materials

Hungarian Writing System Basic introduction to Hungarian alphabet with collections of links to audio files and language related websites.

BBC Languages across Europe - Hungarian Description of language with list of basic phrases with audio.

Hungarian Lessons "There is a growing collection of basic lessons, quizzes and puzzles on these pages. Learn the Hungarian alphabet and greetings with sounds, play hangman or other puzzles, check youself with quizzes and tests."

The Hungarian Language: Journal of the Society of Hungarian Linguists Includes abstracts of articles, information on Society, etc.

Hungarian Literature Online "Hungarian Literature Online, is a non-commercial website to promote contemporary Hungarian literature on the web. HLO is designed to offer a growing range of materials, resources and services for a worldwide audience with a general interest in Hungarian literature as well as for publishers, scholars and students specialising in this field." Search - Preset for Hungarian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Hungarian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Hungarian fonts. 

Online Dictionaries - Hungarian Although offerings for Hungarian are scant, this site is always being updated with latest resources, so stay tuned.

English-Hungarian-English Dictionary With 180,000 entries and growing, a very useful resource.

Hungarian-English-Hungarian Online Dictionary Online dictionary from 

Online Media and News - Hungary Solid selection of online newspapers in Hungarian and English.

MTI Hungary Website of Magyar Távirati Iroda News Agency.

Yahoo! News - Hungary Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

History and Culture

History of Hungary Excellent encyclopedia article on Hungarian history from beginnings to present day with hyperlinks to important places and personalities.

Balkanarama - Hungary Links to Music, Folklore and General Information, including article "Are Hungarians extraterrestrials? You be the judge."

Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Hungary Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Hungary Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Country Studies

Hungary - A Country Study Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.

BBC News Country Profiles - Hungary Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Hungary Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Hungary Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Trade Organization "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on 

Members and Observers - Hungary (Member)

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Visegrad Group "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

Amnesty International - Hungary Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Hungary Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. 

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Hungary The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Hungary Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Professional Organizations and Library Consortia

The Hungarian Language: Journal of the Society of Hungarian Linguists Includes abstracts of articles, information on Society, etc.

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".

Association for Women in Slavic Studies "The Association of Women in Slavic Studies is a networking resource for people concerned with the problems, status, and achievements of women in the profession. It also attempts to cover research and teaching in women's studies and questions of gender and family life in Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union."

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Universities and Centers of Study - Hungary Description of Hungarian education system, K-12 and universities.