Lake Balaton

Balaton is the biggest lake by surface area in and gives its name to this entire Lake Balaton region. The Balaton was popular during the Cold War with both Easterners and Westerners because it was cheap and relatively easy to reach from both sides of the Iron Curtain.

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is a town on the shore of , .

is the oldest town in the region of .

is a lovely resort village only 100 kilometres from the western border of , in the West region 15 kilometres from the Hévíz-Balaton Airport.

is a spa town in the region of , about 8 kilometres from .


is a town on the south coast of .

is a town in region. is famous for its thermal spring bath.

is a small city in on the southern shore of .

is at the edge of the area of, .

Lake Balaton

  • Location: , ,
  • Latitude of center: 46.85° or 46° 51' north
  • Longitude of center: 17.78° or 17° 46' 48" east

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