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Lake Balaton

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Lake Balaton (Plattensee Blatenské jazero, Lacus Pelso, Blatno jezero) is a freshwater lake in the Transdanubian region of Hungary. [1]

95 relations: Alsóörs, Aszófő, Ábrahámhegy, Örvényes, Badacsony, Badacsonytördemic, Badacsonytomaj, Balaton Sound, Balaton Uplands National Park, Balatonakali, Balatonakarattya, Balatonalmádi, Balatonberény, Balatonboglár, Balatonederics, Balatonföldvár, Balatonfüred, Balatonfőkajár, Balatonfűzfő, Balatonfenyves, Balatongyörök, Balatonkenese, Balatonkeresztúr, Balatonlelle, Balatonmáriafürdő, Balatonrendes, Balatonszárszó, Balatonszemes, Balatonszepezd, Balatonudvari, Balatonvilágos, Belle of the Anna-ball, Berlin Wall, Bulgarians, Central Europe, Csopak, Dissolution of the Soviet Union, East Germany, Eastern Bloc, Electronic music, Encyclopædia Britannica, Festetics Palace, Fonyód, Fonyód–Alsóbélatelep, Fresh water, Geography of Hungary, German language, Gyenesdiás, Hévíz, Hévíz–Balaton Airport, ..., Hungarian language, Hungarian wine, Hungary, Ice fishing, Ilyushin Il-2, Indo-European languages, Kőröshegy, Keszthely, Lake Neusiedl, Lee Archer (pilot), List of largest lakes of Europe, Mintiu Gherlii, Operation Spring Awakening, Paloznak, Phylloxera, Pribina, Principality of Lower Pannonia, Proto-Slavic, Ramsar Convention, Révfülöp, Resort town, Rift lake, Roman Empire, Sepp Dietrich, Sió, Siófok, Slavic languages, Slavs, Springer Publishing, Szántód, Szigliget, Third Army (Hungary), Tihany, Trade union, Transdanubia, Viticulture, Vitis, Vonyarcvashegy, West Germany, World War II, Zala (river), Zalavár, Zamárdi, Zánka, 6th Panzer Army. Expand index (45 more) »

Alsóörs

Alsóörs is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Aszófő

Aszófő is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Ábrahámhegy

Ábrahámhegy is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Örvényes

Örvényes is a village at lake Balaton, in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Badacsony

Badacsony is the name of a region on the north shore of Lake Balaton in western Hungary, a mountain top and a town in that region.

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Badacsonytördemic

Badacsonytördemic is a small village in Veszprém county in Hungary.

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Badacsonytomaj

Badacsonytomaj is a village in the Hungarian county of Veszprém with 2,341 inhabitants, as of 2011.

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Balaton Sound

Balaton Sound, also known as Heineken Balaton Sound between 2007 and 2012 and as MasterCard Balaton Sound since 2013 for sponsorship reasons) is one of Europe's largest open air electronic music festivals. Held annually since 2007 on the southern bank of Lake Balaton, Hungary, it features live acts and DJ's from all around the world, from established artists to new names. The event was co-created by the organizers of Sziget Festival.

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Balaton Uplands National Park

In 1997 a protected ecological system embracing the adjoining area of the Balaton Uplands (northern shoreland of the Lake Balaton) was established with the connection of the already protected areas which had been separate for a long time.

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Balatonakali

Balatonakali is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Balatonakarattya

Balatonakarattya is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary, established from the area of the town of Balatonkenese in 2014.

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Balatonalmádi

Balatonalmádi, a town of 8,500 inhabitants, is a popular resort town near the northeast corner of Lake Balaton, in Hungary.

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Balatonberény

Balatonberény is a village in Somogy county, Hungary, with a popular nudist beach.

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Balatonboglár

Balatonboglár, in Hungary, is a resort town situated on the south shore of Lake Balaton.

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Balatonederics

Balatonederics is a small resort town next to Lake Balaton in Hungary.

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Balatonföldvár

Balatonföldvár (in German Földwahr) is a popular resort town in Somogy, Hungary on the southern side of Lake Balaton, approximately 120 km southwest from Budapest and about 23 km southwest from Siófok, the "capital of Balaton".

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Balatonfüred

Balatonfüred (Bad Plattensee) is a popular resort town in Veszprém county, in Hungary, with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton.

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Balatonfőkajár

Balatonfőkajár is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Balatonfűzfő

Balatonfűzfő is a town at the northeast corner of Lake Balaton in Hungary.

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Balatonfenyves

Balatonfenyves is a village in Somogy county, Hungary.

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Balatongyörök

Balatongyörök is a village in Zala County, Hungary.

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Balatonkenese

Balatonkenese is a little town in Veszprém county, Hungary, by the Lake Balaton.

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Balatonkeresztúr

Balatonkeresztúr is a village in Somogy county, Hungary.

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Balatonlelle

Balatonlelle is a popular tourist town located in Hungary on the southern shore of Lake Balaton, about 35 km west of Siófok.

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Balatonmáriafürdő

Balatonmáriafürdő is a village located on the southern shore of Lake Balaton in Somogy county, Hungary.

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Balatonrendes

Balatonrendes is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Balatonszárszó

Balatonszárszó is a village along the southern shore of Lake Balaton in Somogy county, Hungary.

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Balatonszemes

Balatonszemes is a village in Somogy county, Hungary.

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Balatonszepezd

Balatonszepezd is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary, on the northern shore of the Lake Balaton.

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Balatonudvari

Balatonudvari is a village in Veszprém county.

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Balatonvilágos

Balatonvilágos is the northernmost as well as the easternmost village of Somogy county, Hungary.

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Belle of the Anna-ball

This title is the most known one in Hungary, but this is not a national contest, because the winner of this title is chosen among the paying guests of the ball.

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Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall (Berliner Mauer) was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.

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Bulgarians

Bulgarians (българи, Bǎlgari) are a South Slavic ethnic group who are native to Bulgaria and its neighboring regions.

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Central Europe

Central Europe is the region comprising the central part of Europe.

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Csopak

Csopak is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary at Lake Balaton.

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Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.

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East Germany

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Eastern Bloc

The Eastern Bloc was the group of socialist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Festetics Palace

The Festetics Palace is a Baroque palace located in the town of Keszthely, Zala, Hungary.

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Fonyód

Fonyód (Fonjod) is a town and holiday resort on the southern shore of Lake Balaton, in north-west Somogy, western Hungary, with over 4700 residents.

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Fonyód–Alsóbélatelep

Fonyód–Alsóbélatelep is a resort near to Fonyód, in Somogy county, Hungary.

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Fresh water

Fresh water (or freshwater) is any naturally occurring water except seawater and brackish water.

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Geography of Hungary

With a land area of 93,030 square km, Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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Gyenesdiás

Gyenesdiás is a village in Zala County, Hungary.

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Hévíz

Hévíz is a spa town in Zala County, Hungary, about from Keszthely.

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Hévíz–Balaton Airport

Hévíz–Balaton Airport, previously also known as Sármellék International Airport (Sármelléki nemzetközi repülőtér), is an international airport in Hungary located west of Lake Balaton, south-southwest of the village of Sármellék, Zala County and Keszthely.

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Hungarian language

Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and several neighbouring countries. It is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Outside Hungary it is also spoken by communities of Hungarians in the countries that today make up Slovakia, western Ukraine, central and western Romania (Transylvania and Partium), northern Serbia (Vojvodina), northern Croatia, and northern Slovenia due to the effects of the Treaty of Trianon, which resulted in many ethnic Hungarians being displaced from their homes and communities in the former territories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It is also spoken by Hungarian diaspora communities worldwide, especially in North America (particularly the United States). Like Finnish and Estonian, Hungarian belongs to the Uralic language family branch, its closest relatives being Mansi and Khanty.

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Hungarian wine

Hungarian wine has a history dating back to the Kingdom of Hungary.

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Hungary

Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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Ice fishing

Ice fishing is the practice of catching fish with lines and fish hooks or spears through an opening in the ice on a frozen body of water.

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Ilyushin Il-2

The Ilyushin Il-2 (Cyrillic: Илью́шин Ил-2) Shturmovik (Cyrillic: Штурмови́к, Shturmovík) was a ground-attack aircraft produced by the Soviet Union in large numbers during the Second World War.

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Indo-European languages

The Indo-European languages are a language family of several hundred related languages and dialects.

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Kőröshegy

Kőröshegy is a village directly south of Balatonföldvár in Siófok District, Somogy County, Hungary.

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Keszthely

Keszthely (Blatenski Kostel; Kesthell) is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton.

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Lake Neusiedl

Lake Neusiedl (Neusiedler See) or Fertő (Fertő tó; Nežidersko jezero, Niuzaljsko jezero; Nežidersko jezero; Neziderské jazero) is the largest endorheic lake in Central Europe, straddling the Austrian–Hungarian border.

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Lee Archer (pilot)

Lee Andrew Archer, Jr. (September 6, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an African-American fighter pilot in the 332nd Fighter Group, commonly known as the Tuskegee Airmen, during World War II.

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List of largest lakes of Europe

This is a list of lakes of Europe with an average area greater than 100 km².

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Mintiu Gherlii

Mintiu Gherlii (Szamosújvárnémeti; Deutschendorf) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania.

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Operation Spring Awakening

Operation Spring Awakening (Unternehmen Frühlingserwachen) (6 – 16 March 1945) was the last major German offensive of World War II.

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Paloznak

Paloznak is a village in the region of Balatonfüred, Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Phylloxera

Grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae (Fitch 1855); family Phylloxeridae, within the order Hemiptera, bugs); originally described in France as Phylloxera vastatrix; equated to the previously described Daktulosphaira vitifoliae, Phylloxera vitifoliae; commonly just called phylloxera (from φύλλον, leaf, and ξηρός, dry) is a pest of commercial grapevines worldwide, originally native to eastern North America.

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Pribina

Pribina (c. 800861) was a Slavic prince whose adventurous career, recorded in the Conversion of the Bavarians and the Carantanians (a historical work written in 870), illustrates the political volatility of the Franco–Slavic frontiers of his time.

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Principality of Lower Pannonia

The Balaton Principality (Blatenské kniežatstvo,Blatenska kneževina) or Principality of Lower Pannonia, was a Slavic principality, vassal to the Frankish Empire, or according to others a comitatus (county) of the Frankish Empire, led initially by a dux (Pribina) and later by a comes (Pribina's son, Kocel).

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Proto-Slavic

Proto-Slavic is the unattested, reconstructed proto-language of all the Slavic languages.

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Ramsar Convention

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands.

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Révfülöp

Révfülöp is a town in Veszprém county, Hungary, located on the northern shore of the Balaton.

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Resort town

A resort town, often called a resort city or resort destination, is an urban area where tourism or vacationing is the primary component of the local culture and economy.

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Rift lake

A rift lake is a lake formed as a result of subsidence related to movement on faults within a rift zone, an area of extensional tectonics in the continental crust.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Sepp Dietrich

Josef Dietrich (28 May 1892 – 21 April 1966) was an Oberst-Gruppenführer in the Waffen-SS, the armed paramilitary branch of the Schutzstaffel (SS), who commanded units up to army level during World War II.

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Sió

Sió is an artificial channel in central Hungary.

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Siófok

Siófok (Fuk, Fock) is a town in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County and the seat of Siófok District.

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Slavic languages

The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) are the Indo-European languages spoken by the Slavic peoples.

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Slavs

Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group.

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Springer Publishing

Springer Publishing is an American publishing company of academic journals and books, focusing on the fields of nursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation (neuropsychology).

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Szántód

Szántód is a village in Somogy county, Hungary situated between Balatonföldvár and Zamárdi on the shore of the Lake Balaton.

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Szigliget

Szigliget is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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Third Army (Hungary)

The Hungarian Third Army was a field army in the Royal Hungarian Army that saw action during World War II.

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Tihany

Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula (Hungary, Veszprém County).

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Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

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Transdanubia

Transdanubia (Dunántúl; Transdanubien, Transdanubia; Prekodunavlje or Zadunavlje, Zadunajsko) is a traditional region of Hungary.

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Viticulture

Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) is the science, production, and study of grapes.

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Vitis

Vitis (grapevines) is a genus of 79 accepted species of vining plants in the flowering plant family Vitaceae.

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Vonyarcvashegy

Vonyarcvashegy is a town and tourist resort on the north shore of Lake Balaton, in western Hungary.

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West Germany

West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Zala (river)

The Zala is a river in south-western Hungary.

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Zalavár

Zalavár is a village in Hungary, located in Zala County.

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Zamárdi

Zamárdi is a famous holiday town in Somogy County, Hungary known for its beaches at Lake Balaton and for its music festivals during the summer (e.g. Strand Festival, Balaton Sound etc.).

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Zánka

Zánka is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

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6th Panzer Army

The 6th Panzer Army (6. Panzer-Armee) was a formation of the German Army, formed in the autumn of 1944.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Balaton

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