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Aggtelek Karst

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Coronavirus in Aggtelek Karst

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Culture in Aggtelek Karst

We've written a very extensive guide filled with insightfull comments and handy tips and tricks about all the aspects to travelling in Hungary. We've summarized the most critical things below, but you can discover more information in our detailed guide to Hungary.

Money in Aggtelek Karst

Currencie(s): Hungarian forint

  • 1 Hungarian forint = 0.0028 €
  • 1 Hungarian forint = 0.0034 $
  • 1 Hungarian forint = 0.0025 £

Tipping: Depending on the situation, tipping might be unusual, optional or expected. Rounding up the price to provide a tip is commonplace.

Corruption: Hungary has a corruption score of 54/100.
If your itinerary runs through Hungary, watch out for muggers and beware of corrupt police officers. According to Transparency International, Hungary scores average on the list of corrupt nations around the world.

Hungary is not concidered to be a dangerous country, with a Global Peace Index of 1.54 out of 4.
This report is the only one of its kind that measures how dangerous or safe a nation is based on 23 different indicators, including political terror, deaths from internal conflict, murder rate, and ease of access to small arms and light weapons.

Language in Aggtelek Karst

Language(s): Hungarian

Food & Drinks in Aggtelek Karst

3 National dishes: Gulyás, Chicken Paprikash & Lecsó.

Drinking age: The minimum age for drinking in Aggtelek Karst is 18.

Religion in Aggtelek Karst

Hungary is NOT considered as a religious country. According to the Gallup Poll in 2009 research, only 39% of the population thinks religion is important in their daily life. More info about this study can be found here. The religous adherents are Roman Catholic 51.9%, Calvinist 15.9%, Lutheran 3%, Greek Catholic 2.6%, other Christian 1%, other or unspecified 11.1%, unaffiliated 14.5% (2001 census). Read this article about the impact of religion on your travel plans.

Sex & Relationships in Aggtelek Karst

Age of Consent: 14 years.
At the age of 14, an individual is considered mature enough in Hungary to consent to sex. Sexual relations with someone under the Age of Consent are considered statutory rape.

Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is not legalized in Hungary.

Hungary scores a 1/10 on the 'Gay Travel Index'.
Please note: Certain cities, tourist areas and resorts can sometimes be LGBTQ+ friendly even when the laws in Hungary are very anti-LGBTQ+. In all cases, do your research, check official government data for up-to-date news and if you feel apprehensive consider travelling to a more LGBTQ+ friendly country.

Other practical tips for Aggtelek Karst

Timezone: UTC+01:00

Driving: Right-hand traffic.

Power adapters and converters: 230 V (50 Hz), Plug C / F

Pollution (PM2.5 fine dust particles): 15.93 µg/m3
PM2.5 Fine dust particulates can be carried deep into the lungs where they can cause inflammation and a worsening of the condition of people with heart and lung diseases. The smaller the particles the deeper they travel into the lungs, with more potential for harm. Note that the World Health Organisation's guideline value is 20 µg/m3. So you have nothing to worry about when travelling to Hungary.

Fly to Aggtelek Karst

  • KSC - Košice Airport, 58 Kilometers (36 Miles) from the Aggtelek Karst city center.
  • TAT - Poprad-Tatry Airport, 70 Kilometers (44 Miles) from the Aggtelek Karst city center.
  • SLD - Sliač Airport, 103 Kilometers (64 Miles) from the Aggtelek Karst city center.

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