EAN-139780756694715   EAN-13 barcode 9780756694715
Product NameDk Eyewitness Travel Guide: Budapest
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 075669471X
Price New49.50 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used3.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.71 inches    (convert)
Height8.75 inches    (convert)
Length5 inches    (convert)
Weight17.6 ounces    (convert)
AuthorDk Publishing
Page Count272
Long Description

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Budapest will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer. The guide includes unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of Budapest's stunning architecture, along with 3-D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot.

You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets in this fully updated guide, plus insider tips on everything from where to find the best markets and nightspots to which attractions appeal most to children.

This DK Eyewitness Travel Guide's in-depth coverage of unforgettable city sights is completed by the free pull-out map, clearly marked with sights from the guidebook and an easy-to-use street index. The map has detailed street views of major areas, plus transportation maps, a chart of walking distances between major attractions, and other information on getting around the city.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Budapest shows you what other guidebooks only tell you.

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ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. Originally this was a 10 digit number known as ISBN-10, but has been replaced with a 13 digit version known as ISBN-13 (aka EAN-13) to better fit in with the industry standard product numbering system.

The ISBN system offers a unique numbering system for books and publications of various types. ISBN offers 9 identification digits for each book or publication and one check digit. ISBN-13 expands the available number set by doubling the available numbers. You might think that the extra three digits would more than double the available numbers but ISBN is limited within the EAN-13 numbering system and will always start with 978 or 979 as the first three digits, leaving only 9 more digits for the actual identification digits and again the last digit is the check digit.

Any ISBN-10 number can be converted to ISBN-13. Any ISBN-13 number that starts with 978 can be converted back to ISBN-10. ISBN-13 numbers that start with 979 cannot be converted to ISBN-10.

The conversion process from ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 is a rather simple one. Start with the first 9 digits of the ISBN-10 number, place 978 in front and calculate the new check digit using the standard EAN check digit calculation.

If you want to calculate the check digit for ISBN-10, that is done using a MOD-11 calculation that is very different than the EAN check digit process.


Look at the number above and below the barcode. You will see that except for the last digit in the ISBN number, all of the digits exist in the 13 digit version shown under the barcode right after the 978 and just before the new check digit of 5.

Now you can see how easy it is to convert between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13.