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Hortobágy National Park is the largest and oldest national park in Hungary and is located in the east of the country, in the Puszta region. The park covers an area of approximately 800 square kilometers and is known for its unique landscape, characterized by extensive steppes, salt marshes, ponds and traditional shepherds' huts. Hortobágy is a birdwatcher's paradise as it is home to over 340 species of birds, including many migratory birds.

The national park is also known for its traditional Hungarian animal husbandry, particularly the famous Hungarian gray cattle that live here in the wild. Hortobágy is an important center for nature conservation and serves as a refuge for many endangered animal and plant species.

In addition to its rich wildlife, Hortobágy also offers a rich cultural experience. Visitors can tour traditional Hungarian shepherds' huts, which provide a vivid picture of the historic way of life of shepherds in the region. Hortobágy National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular travel destination for nature lovers, bird watchers and culture enthusiasts alike.



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