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WHAT DO HUNGARIANS AND SPANISH HAVE IN COMMON?

Seven things the two countries share

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1. The taste for good food

As it is the case in Spain, Pork is an essential ingredient in Hungarian gastronomy. In fact, Hungarians have their own precious "mangalica" ham

As it is the case in Spain, Pork is an essential ingredient in Hungarian gastronomy. In fact, Hungarians have their own precious "mangalica" ham

2. A word from the vocabulary

The etymology of the word "coche" is of Hungarian origin, Kocsi. It is actually a type of carriage pulled by two horses for carrying people.

The etymology of the word "coche" is of Hungarian origin, Kocsi. It is actually a type of carriage pulled by two horses for carrying people.

3. A couple of Royals shared

Violant of Hungary (XIII century) was James I of Aragon's espouse, called the Conquest. One of the couple's daughters became Alfonso X of Castile's wife

Violant of Hungary (XIII century) was James I of Aragon's espouse, called the Conquest. One of the couple's daughters became Alfonso X of Castile's wife

4. Fighting on the same side in some arm conflicts and wars

Spanish and Hungarians fought together to defend the Buda Castle during the XVI century

Spanish and Hungarians fought together to defend the Buda Castle during the XVI century

5. Both love good wine

Despite the fact that it is said that Mediterranean countries share the culture of wine and northern and central European countries the culture of beer, Hungary produces great wines. Many of them from their own grapes and others from well known varieties such Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon

Despite the fact that it is said that Mediterranean countries share the culture of wine and northern and central European countries the culture of beer, Hungary produces great wines. Many of them from their own grapes and others from well known varieties such Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon

6. Two countries united by football

Kocsis, Czibor and Kubala in Barça or Puskás in Real Madrid were players that defined an era and made their contribution to strengthen the ties between the two countries through sport

Kocsis, Czibor and Kubala in Barça or Puskás in Real Madrid were players that defined an era and made their contribution to strengthen the ties between the two countries through sport

7. Many artists travel from one country to another

The famous photographer Robert Capa shot several sequences of the Spanish Civil War; the photographer Gyenes also made his contribution and Liszt travelled to Sapin in several occasions to give concerts.

The famous photographer Robert Capa shot several sequences of the Spanish Civil War; the photographer Gyenes also made his contribution and Liszt travelled to Sapin in several occasions to give concerts.

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