Budapest is the capital of Hungary. The city is situated on the banks of river spanning half the continent - Danube River. Budapest lies on the place of settlements Buda (Vetus Buda), Uj-Buda (Nova Buda) and Pest (Castrum Pest). The City currently covers an area of 525 km2, one third share 'hilly' Buda and two thirds 'flat' Pest. In the city live about 2 million people.
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue have been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1987.
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