Budapest

Budapest (Hungarian: [ˈbudɒpɛʃt]; names in other languages) is the capital and the largest city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union. It is the country's principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre, sometimes described as the primate city of Hungary. According to the census, in 2011 Budapest had 1.74 million inhabitants, down from its 1989 peak of 2.1 million due to suburbanisation. The Budapest Metropolitan Area is home to 3.3 million people. The city covers an area of 525 square kilometres (202.7 sq mi). Budapest became a single city occupying both banks of the river Danube with the unification of Buda and Óbuda on the west bank, with Pest on the east bank on 17 November 1873.

The history of Budapest began with Aquincum, originally a Celtic settlement that became the Roman capital of Lower Pannonia.Hungarians arrived in the territory in the 9th century. Their first settlement was pillaged by the Mongols in 1241–42. The re-established town became one of the centres of Renaissance humanist culture by the 15th century. Following the Battle of Mohács and nearly 150 years of Ottoman rule, the region entered a new age of prosperity in the 18th and 19th centuries, and Budapest became a global city after its unification in 1873. It also became the second capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, a great power that dissolved in 1918, following World War I. Budapest was the focal point of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, the Hungarian Republic of Councils in 1919, the Battle of Budapest in 1945, and the Revolution of 1956.

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Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil is called a 'disappointment to women' for opposing ban on ...

The Daily Mail 22 Jun 2022
... leading medical, legal and sports figures ... The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures....
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Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil SLAMS swimming body's ban on transgender female athletes competing against ...

The Daily Mail 21 Jun 2022
... leading medical, legal and sports figures ... The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures....
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'Fairness should trump inclusion when it comes to trans athletes': Nadine Dorries calls for talks ...

The Daily Mail 20 Jun 2022
The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures ... leading medical, legal and sports figures....
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Former Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies calls on other sports to ban trans women

New York Post 20 Jun 2022
More On. swimming. Caitlyn Jenner celebrates transgender swimming ban ... see also ... FINA’s decision — the toughest by any Olympic sports body to date — was made during its extraordinary general congress in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures ... .......
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Boris Johnson welcomes move to ban trans athletes from elite swimming: PM backs FINA amid ...

The Daily Mail 20 Jun 2022
It comes following an intense debate over the inclusion of transgender athletes in women's sports ... The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures ... She wrote ... ....
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‘What’s fair is fair!’ Caitlyn Jenner backs swimming governing body’s ban on transgender female athletes ...

The Daily Mail 20 Jun 2022
The decision to ban transgender athletes from FINA events was made during the federation's extraordinary general congress as the world championships take place in Budapest. Members of the organization heard from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports ......
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Controversial Liberal candidate Katherine Deves speaks out about the  BAN on transgender swimmers: 'This feels ...

The Daily Mail 20 Jun 2022
The decision to ban transgender athletes from FINA events was made during the federation's extraordinary general congress as the world championships take place in Budapest. Members of the organization heard from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports ......
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FINA votes to restrict transgender participation in elite women's competition

The Times of India 19 Jun 2022
BUDAPEST ... The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures ... Looking for Something?. Start a Conversation. ....
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Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas barred from competing against women after FINA vote

Toronto Sun 19 Jun 2022
BUDAPESTSwimming’s world governing body ... The decision was made during FINA’s extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures....
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Swimming body votes to restrict transgender participation in elite women’s competition

FX Empire 19 Jun 2022
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Swimming’s world ... The decision was made during FINA’s extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures....
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Sharron Davies tells of her 'pride' in swimming as governing body BANS trans athletes from ...

The Daily Mail 19 Jun 2022
The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures ... She wrote ... Her tweet was in response to her own post from Friday, which read ... Compete with your sex.' ... ....
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BREAKING NEWS: Lia Thomas is BANNED from competing against women: Elite swimming rules transgender athletes ...

The Daily Mail 19 Jun 2022
The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures ... She wrote ... Her tweet was in response to her own post from Friday, which read ... Compete with your sex.' ... ....
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Lia Thomas is BANNED from competing against women: World swimming's governing body rules transgender athletes ...

The Daily Mail 19 Jun 2022
Lia Thomas, a transgender swimmer, is pictured. The decision to ban transgender athletes was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest after members heard a report from a transgender task force comprising leading medical, legal and sports figures ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... ....

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