Hungarians, also known as Magyars (Hungarian: magyarok), are a nation and ethnic group native to Hungary (Hungarian: Magyarország) and historical Hungarian lands who share a common ancestry, culture, history and language.
Hungary (Hungarian: Magyarország [ˈmɒɟɒrorsaːɡ] ()) is a country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Romania to the east and southeast, Serbia to the south, Croatia and Slovenia to the southwest, and Austria to the west.
List of Hungarians who were born outside present-day Hungary. The borders of Hungary have changed substantially in the past century. Many places that were once part of Hungary now belong to neighboring countries. This list is organised by country of birth and those listed have the name of their birthplace (in parentheses) as it is currently named
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The Hungarian Wikipedia is the Hungarian/Magyar version of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Started on July 8, 2003, this version reached the 300,000 article milestone in May 2015. As of 17 January 2021 this edition has 482,088 articles and is the 26th largest Wikipedia edition.
The first Wikipedia related to the Hungarian language was created on September 5, 2001 by Larry Sanger, the English language Wikipedia coordinator at the time. He created the address at http://hu.wikipedia.com/. At that time Wikipedia was still running on UseModWiki. For many months there was little Hungarian content, and there were problems with vandalism. The Hungarian Wikipedia as it is known today was launched by Péter Gervai on July 8, 2003. On this day, the opening page was made available
According to a 2013 Oxford University study, the most-disputed article on the Hungarian Wikipedia was "Gypsy crime".
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Hungarians, kent as Magyars (Hungarian: magyarok) an aw, are a naition an ethnic group thit spik Hungarian an are mainly associatit wi Hungary.Thare are aroond 13.1–14.7 million Hungarians, o whom 8.5–9.8 million bide in the day's Hungary (as o 2011).
- 315,510 (2006)
- 458,467 (2011)
- 1,227,623 (2011)
- 1,437,694 (2013)
Hungary in its modern (post-1946) borders roughly corresponds to the Great Hungarian Plain (the Pannonian basin).During the Iron Age, it was located at the crossroads between the cultural spheres of the Celtic Tribes (such as the Scordisci, Boii and Veneti) Dalmatian Tribes (such as the Delmatae, Histri and Liburni) and the Germanic Tribes (such as the Lugii and Macromanni).
Hungarian prehistory (Hungarian: magyar őstörténet) spans the period of history of the Hungarian people, or Magyars, which started with the separation of the Hungarian language from other Finno-Ugric or Ugric languages around 800 BC, and ended with the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin around 895 AD.
- Notable Hungarians of Romania
The Hungarian minority of Romania is the largest ethnic minority in Romania, consisting of 1,227,623 people and making up 6.1% of the total population, according to the 2011 census. Most ethnic Hungarians of Romania live in areas that were, before the 1920 Treaty of Trianon, parts of Hungary. Encompassed in a region known as Transylvania, the most prominent of these areas is known generally as Székely Land, where Hungarians comprise the majority of the population, comprising Harghita and...
The Hungarian tribes originated in the vicinity of the Ural Mountains, arrived in the territory formed by present-day Romania during the 9th century from Etelköz or Atelkuzu. Due to various circumstances, the Magyar tribes crossed the Carpathians around 895 AD and occupied ...
In the aftermath of the Romanian Revolution of 1989, ethnic-based political parties were constituted by both the Hungarians, who founded the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, and by the Romanian Transylvanians, who founded the Romanian National Unity Party. Ethnic confli
The Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania is the major representative of Hungarians in Romania, and is a member of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization. The aim of the UDMR is to achieve local government, cultural and territorial autonomy and the right to self-determination for Hungarians. UDMR is a member of the European Democrat Union and the European People's Party. Since 1996, the UDMR has been a member or supporter of every governmental coalition. Political agreements have
Several ethnic Hungarians have won Olympic medals for Romania. 1. Iolanda Balaș High-jump 1960 and 1964. 2. Ileana Silai 800m 1968 3. Ecaterina Szabo Gymnastics 1984 4. Emilia Eberle Gymnastics 1980 5. Gabriela Szabo 1996, 2000 6. Corneliu Oros Team-volleyball 7. Noemi Lung ...
The Székely people are Hungarians who mainly live in an area known as Székely Land, and who maintain a different set of traditions and different identity from that of other Hungarians in Romania. Based on the latest Romanian statistics (2011 Romanian census, 532 people ...
The Csangos are people of Roman Catholic faith, some speaking a Hungarian dialect and some Romanian. They live mainly in the Bacău, Neamț and Iași counties, Moldavia region. The Csango settled there between the 13th and 15th centuries and today, they are the only ...
The number of Hungarian social and cultural organizations in Romania has greatly increased after the fall of communism, with more than 300 being documented a few years ago. There are also several puppet theatres. Professional Hungarian dancing in Romania is represented by the Maros Folk Ensemble in Târgu Mureș, the Hargita Ensemble, and the Pipacsok Dance Ensemble. Other amateur popular theaters are also very important in preserving the cultural traditions. While in the past the import of ...
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- 258,615 (84.8%)
- 151,787 (73.6%)
- 200,989 (37.8%)
Hungarian cuisine has influenced the history of the Magyar people, and vice versa.The importance of livestock and the nomadic lifestyle of the Magyar people, as well as a hearkening to their steppe past, is apparent in the prominence of meat in Hungarian food and may be reflected in traditional meat dishes cooked over the fire like goulash (in Hungarian "gulyás", lit. "cattleman's (meal ...NameDescriptionA chicken stew with much sweet paprika, cream or sour cream called tejföl. Known as chicken paprikash or by some translated variant in many Central and Eastern European countries.Paprikás krumpliThe same kind of stew as csirkepaprikás, except with potatoes in place of chicken, and usually with spicy sausage (kolbász) added as well.Shredded, sweet crepe pieces with sugar sprinkled on top. Often served with jam (apricot or peach, usually) as well. Originates from Austria-Hungary, in Austria it is called Kaiserschmarrn.A thinner, vegetable stew (almost like a soup, but thicker), similar to pottage. It can be made with a variety of vegetable bases, such as cabbage, potatoes, kidney beans, squash, spinach, lentils, tomatoes, sorrel, peas, dill, or some combination. Meatballs (fasírozott), spicy sausage (kolbász), or a fried egg (tükörtojás) may be added. It rarely appears in formal restaurants, and it usually eaten at home as a home-cooked meal.