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Buda (German: Ofen, Croatian: Budim, Slovak: Budín, Serbian: Будим or Budim, Turkish: Budin) is the western part of the Hungarian capital Budapest on the right bank of the Danube. The name Buda was said to take its name from its founder, Buda, although the name is more likely derived from a local word meaning "water", probably a reference to the Danube River. Serbian (српски језик; srpski jezik) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Danube (ancient Danuvius, Iranian *dānu, meaning river or stream, ancient Greek Istros) is the longest river in the European Union and Europes second longest river. ... Bleda (Priscus: Βλήδας; Procopius: Βλέδας; c. ... Length 2,888 km Elevation of the source 1,078 m Average discharge 30 km before Passau: 580 m³/s Vienna: 1,900 m³/s Budapest: 2,350 m³/s just before Delta: 6,500 m³/s Area watershed 817,000 km² Origin Black Forest (Schwarzwald-Baar, Baden- Württemberg...

Buda comprises about one-third of Budapest's complete territory and is mostly wooded and hilly. It is usually associated with a higher standard of living, although this depends on the area. Its most notable landmarks are the Buda Castle and the Citadella. The Buda Castle (Hungarian: Budai Vár) is the historical castle of the Hungarian kings in Budapest, Hungary. ...



Buda was the capital of Hungary from 1361 until its capture by the Ottoman Empire in 1541. Pressburg/Pozsony (the current Slovak capital Bratislava) became the new capital of Hungary in 1536. In 1686 Buda was captured by Austria, but because of its devastation from warfare, numerous Germans were brought in to help resettle the city. Buda was declared a free royal town in 1703, and became the Hungarian capital again in 1784. Buda was united with the towns Óbuda and Pest in 1873 to form Budapest.He has fought God constantly for hundreads of years. They are both giant cookies the flavor of your choice. They both watch hippo lesbian porn volume 1. Founding of the University of Pavia, Italy. ... Motto دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Borders in 1680, see: list of territories Capital Söğüt (1299–1326) Bursa (1326–65) Edirne (1365–1453) Constantinople (Ä°stanbul, 1453–1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy [[Category:Former monarchies}}|Ottoman Empire, 1299]] Sultans  - 1281–1326... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ... Preßburg is the historical name (in German and in English) for the city of Bratislava. ... Pozsony is: the Hungarian name for Preßburg = Bratislava (the current capital of Slovakia), once capital of the Hungarian kingdom Hence, the abbreviated name of the Pozsony county from a time when it was part of the Kingdom of Hungary. ... Nickname: Location of Bratislava within Slovakia Coordinates: , Country Slovakia Region Bratislava Region Districts Bratislava I-V City parts 17 city boroughs Cadastral areas 20 cadastral areas First mentioned 907[1] Government  - Type City council  - Mayor (Primátor) Andrej ÄŽurkovský[2]  - Headquarters Primates Palace Area [1]  - City 367. ... Year 1536 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... 1686 (MDCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Óbuda (sometimes written in English as Obuda) was a historical city in Hungary. ... Pest (in Slovak Pešť, pron. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Buda during the Middle Ages. From the Chronicles of Hartmann Schedel
Buda during the Middle Ages. From the Chronicles of Hartmann Schedel

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Demographic history

According to 1715 data, the population of Buda numbered 1,539 houses, of which 769 were South Slavic (mostly Serbian), 701 German, and 68 Hungarian. [1] According to 1720 data, the population numbered only about 30,000 people in 1,468 houses, of which 851 houses were German, 559 South Slavic (mostly Serbian), 68 Hungarian, and 5 Slovak. [2]


  1. ^ Dr. Dušan J. Popović, Srbi u Vojvodini, knjiga 2, Novi Sad, 1990.
  2. ^ Dr. Dušan J. Popović (see above)

See also

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pest (in Slovak Pešť, pron. ... Óbuda (sometimes written in English as Obuda) was a historical city in Hungary. ...

External links

  • Wikitravel: Budapest/Buda
  • Drawings of Castle Buda over the centuries

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