Cornell's High School Geography; Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series of School Geographies Comprising a Description of the World Arranged with Special Reference to the Wants and Capacities of Pupils in the Senior Classes of Public

Cornell's High School Geography; Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series of School Geographies Comprising a Description of the World Arranged with Special Reference to the Wants and Capacities of Pupils in the Senior Classes of Public

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...breed of horses, and for its immense numbers of swine and black cattle. The salt mines are very productive. Inhabitants, ttt, --The inhabitants belong to several distinct families, speaking different languages. The Hungarians, or Magyars, are the ruling nation, though they number only about one-third the total population of the Hungarian Countries. The chief objects of industry are agriculture, cattle rearing, and mining. pressbubg, the legislative capital of Hungary, is situated on the north bank of the Danube, about 35 miles below Vienna. Pesth, the chief commercial city of Hungary, is situated on the left or eastern bank of the Danube. It communicates by a handsome Until 1784 Pressburg was the capital of Hungary, but since that time Buda has ranked as such. Notwithstanding this, the Legislative Assembly still meets at Pressburg, and on this account, it is styled the Legislative Capital. suspension bridge with Buda on the opposite bank of the river. The latter city ranks as the capital of Hungary. Cronstadt, or Kronstadt, in the south-east part of Transylvania, is the most industrious manufacturing and commercial town in the province. The articles here manufactured, supply the peasantry of Wallachia and Moldavia. THE HUNGARIAN COUNTRIES IN DETAIL. TRANSYLVANIA, the most south-eastern province of the Austrian Empire, lies between Hungary Proper (or, as it is sometimes called, Provincial Hungary) and the Principality of Wallachia. It contains an area of about 20,000 square miles. Its surface is 3hiefly a table-land, sloping toward the west The banks of the rivers are densely wooded, whence the name of the province, which signifies a forest region. Mineral produce forms the chief source of wealth. Rock salt is exceedingly abundant; a vast bed of..show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • English
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  • 1236510135
  • 9781236510136