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Facts about Austria

Administrative divisions: 9 states (Bundeslaender , singular - Bundesland); Burgenland , Kaernten (Carinthia) , Niederoesterreich (Lower Austria) , Oberoesterreich (Upper Austria) , Salzburg , Steiermark (Styria) , Tirol (Tyrol) , Vorarlberg , Wien (Vienna)
Area: total: 83 ,870 sq km land: 82 ,444 sq km water: 1 ,426 sq km
Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire , Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945 , Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation , recognized Austria's independence , and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous , democratic country , Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of red (top) , white , and red
Capital: name: Vienna geographic coordinates: 48 12 N , 16 22 E time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: temperate; continental , cloudy; cold winters with frequent rain and some snow in lowlands and snow in mountains; moderate summers with occasional showers
Currency code: euro (EUR)
Ethnic groups: Austrians 91.1% , former Yugoslavs 4% (includes Croatians , Slovenes , Serbs , and Bosniaks) , Turks 1.6% , German 0.9% , other or unspecified 2.4% (2001 census)
Geographic coordinates: 47 20 N , 13 20 E
Geography note: landlocked; strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys; major river is the Danube; population is concentrated on eastern lowlands because of steep slopes , poor soils , and low temperatures elsewhere
Government type: federal republic
Imports partners: Germany 45.5% , Italy 7.1% , Switzerland 5% , Netherlands 4.3% (2007)
Internet country code: .at
Land boundaries: 0 km (landlocked)
Neighbouring countries: total: 2 ,562 km border countries: Czech Republic 362 km , Germany 784 km , Hungary 366 km , Italy 430 km , Liechtenstein 35 km , Slovakia 91 km , Slovenia 330 km , Switzerland 164 km
Languages: German (official nationwide) 88.6% , Turkish 2.3% , Serbian 2.2% , Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6% , other (includes Slovene , official in Carinthia , and Hungarian , official in Burgenland) 5.3% (2001 census)
Location: Central Europe , north of Italy and Slovenia
Map references: Europe
National holiday: National Day , 26 October (1955); note - commemorates the passage of the law on permanent neutrality
Nationality: noun: Austrian(s) adjective: Austrian
Natural hazards: landslides; avalanches; earthquakes
Population: 8 ,205 ,533 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 73.6% , Protestant 4.7% , Muslim 4.2% , other 3.5% , unspecified 2% , none 12% (2001 census)
Terrain: in the west and south mostly mountains (Alps); along the eastern and northern margins mostly flat or gently sloping
Unemployment rate: 4.4% (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Austria

Wien (click to view Wien map)

Places in Austria

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Austria. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Burgenland (394 google map locations)
Carinthia (1682 google map locations)
Lower Austria (3273 google map locations)
Salzburg (958 google map locations)
Styria (2858 google map locations)
Tyrol (1078 google map locations)
Upper Austria (2791 google map locations)
Vienna (94 google map locations)
Vorarlberg (383 google map locations)

Random cities in Austria

Wien, the capital city of Austria.

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