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Austria : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Austria
Continent Europe
Location 47.51620 N, 14.55010 E
Map of Austria  map of Austria
Flag  Austria flag
Area 83,879 km²
Neighboring Countries Slovenia

Czech Republic

Croatia

Hungary

Liechtenstein

Slovakia

San Marino

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Switzerland

Germany

Poland

Serbia

Italy

Montenegro

Luxembourg

Monaco

Belgium

Romania

Albania

Netherlands

Macedonia

France

Denmark

Moldova

Malta

Time Zone CET (UTC +1)

CEST (UTC +2)

Population 8.7 million (2017)
Symbol  symbol of Austria
National Day October 26th, 1955
President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen
National Anthem ‘’Land der Berge, Land am Strome”
National Animal Black Eagle
National Bird Barn Swallow
National Flower Edelweiss
National Game Ice hockey
National Tree Golden Wattle
National Drink Almdudler
National Colors Red and White
National Language Austrian German
Seasons in Austria Spring Season

Summer Season

Autumn Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Austria
  • Military Awards – The Military Merit Decoration
  • Literature Awards – European Literary Award
  • Cinema Awards – Osterreichischer Filmpreis (Austrian Film Festival)
Religion in Austria Roman Catholicism (58.8%)

Eastern Orthodox (6%)

Protestantism (3.4%)

Islam (7%)

Buddhism (0.2%)

Judaism (0.1%)

None or Other (24%)

Average Marriage age in Austria 32.2 years for men and 29.8 years for women
Capital Vienna (480 12’N 160 21’E)
Number of States 9 States

Vienna

Lower Austria

Upper Austria

Styria

Tyrol

Carinthia

Salzburg

Vorarlberg

Burgenland

Largest State Vienna
Smallest State Burgenland
Largest City Vienna
Smallest City Sankt Andra
Literacy rate 98% (males)

98% (females)

Type of Government Federation

Federal Republic

Parliamentary Republic

GDP PPP – $415.936 billion (2016)

Nominal – $387.299 billion (2016)

GDP per capita $47,856 (2016)
Total number of Political parties 5 political parties
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Calling Code  +43
Internet TLD .at
ISO 3166 code AT
Festivals Balls Season in Vienna

Film Festival am Rathausplatz

Wiener Festwochen

Vienna City Marathon

Whitsun Festival

Danube Island Festival

St. Rupert’s fair

Salzburg Kulturtage

Christmas in Austria

New Year’s Eve in Austria

New Year’s Concert

Monuments Volksgarten

Hofkirche

Plague Column (Pestsaule)

Strauss Monument

Mozart Statue

Maria Theresia Denkmal

St. Anna’s Column (Annasaule)

Mozart Monument

Triumphal Arch (Triumphpforte)

Gloriette

Schubert Statue

Beethoven Statue

Linzer Hohenrausch

Erzherzog Johann Brunnen

Statue of Johannes Gutenberg

The Gates of Violence Monument

Monument to Empress Elisabeth

Villach Innenstadt

Stadtpark

Brahms Statue

Silent Night Chapel

Hochstrahlbrunnen

Goethe Monument

Monument to Johann Andreas von Liebenberg

Wildlife Sanctuaries 7 National parks
Longest River Danube River
Largest Lake Bodensee
Highest Mountain Grossglockner
Highest waterfall Krimml Waterfalls
Biggest Airport Vienna International Airport
Biggest dam Kolnbrein Dam
Tallest building DC Tower I
Richest person of Austria Dietrich Mateschitz
Best places to visit in Austria Vienna

Salzburg

Salzkammergut

Innsbruck

Zell am See

Wachau

St Anton am Arlberg

Graz

Worthersee

Bad Gastein

Official Website www.migration.gv.at
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