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Proc. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 4, 39, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/ica-proc-4-39-2021
Proc. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 4, 39, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/ica-proc-4-39-2021

  03 Dec 2021

03 Dec 2021

The new National Atlas of Hungary – volume Society

Gábor Gercsák1, Károly Kocsis2, Zsombor Nemerkényi2, and László Zentai1 Gábor Gercsák et al.
  • 1ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2Eötvös Loránd Research Network, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Geographical Institute, Budapest, Hungary

Keywords: National atlas, Thematic maps, Hungary

Abstract. The current volume, National Atlas of Hungary – Society, is Part 3 of the series. It presents the special world of Hungarian society and, according to the availability of data, also that of the Carpatho–Pannonian Area. By combining the tools of statistics, geography and cartography, the maps present the spatial structure accompanied by numerous graphs, photos, texts and infographics.

The present volume of the National Atlas, Society, contributes to a much deeper understanding of processes and a better understanding of the relationships between phenomena through the presentation of the spatial diversity of demographic and social processes in historical perspective. This is a significant record of the period also showing the challenges that Hungarian society faces at the end of the second decade of the 21st century. This addition to the National Atlas of Hungary – with its extensive body of knowledge presented in this work – is an important document of great benefit not only togeographers but also to historians, economists, politicians, and all other interested parties.

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