Topographically, Hungary is divided into three regions: Transdanubia (Dunantul) in the west, consisting mostly of low, undulating mountains and lowlands that include the Little Plain (Kis Alfold); the North-Central Mountain region (Eszaki Kozephegyseg) adjacent to the Slovak highlands; and the Great Plain (Nagy Alfold), which lies east of the Danube River. The highest elevation is Kekes Mountain (1,014 m).
Hungary's climate, influenced by Mediterranean, Oceanic, and Continental systems, is variable but moderate. The temperature in January averages -1.2° C; in July, 21.7°C . The average yearly precipitation is 630 mm, the wettest area being western Transdanubia. Most rainfall occurs from May through July.
Almost twenty percent of all Hungarians live in Budapest, the country's capital, 35% in 165 other cities and towns, and 45% in 2,892 villages. After Budapest, Hungary's largest cities are Debrecen, Miskolc, Szeged, Pecs and Gyor.Total population is 10,002,541 (World Factbook, July 1996 est.).
Stations from the IDMP Network measure both daylight and solar radiation.

Clock Time: GMT+1. Summer time shift (GMT+2), from last Sunday in March,
to Saturday before last Sunday in October.

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