Richest cities in Hungary

Hungary used to be a part of the Austro-Hungarian empire for centuries, which has led to it becoming one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, in terms of architecture. Every year more and more tourists discover Hungary, and that in combination with the strong and growing economy has lead to a significant increase in the living standards of Hungarians. If you want to know where people in Hungary have the most money, keep on reading:

Székesfehérvár

This hard to pronounce city is located in central Hungary and used to play a prominent role in the kingdom of Hungary. During the Middle Ages, this used to be the capital of the kingdom and an important trading route. Nowadays there are many cultural landmarks still left from the period and Székesfehérvár is well worth the visit for any lover of Meddieval European architecture.

Győr

Győr has a strategically important location, close to the Austrian and Slovakian border, on the same road that connects Budapest to Vienna. This has led to it becoming a popular tourist destination for people from the neighboring countries. However, the city’s wealth is actually derived from the car manufacturing plants around it, which provide for thousands of well-paying jobs and opportunities for the locals. Győr is the most important city in the region and one of the few cities in Hungary that is seeing an increase in its population.

Budapest

It should come as no surprise that the beautiful Hungarian capital is also the richest city in Hungary. As a matter of fact, there is a huge disparity between the wealth in Budapest and that in the rest of the country. Much of the industry, especially the well-paying jobs, IT, and finance are all centralized in and around Budapest. The city is also a major tourist destination, which leads to large influxes of foreign capital. The standard and the salaries in Budapest are significantly higher than in other, smaller towns, but the prices, especially of real estate are also much higher.

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