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

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CountryAustria
ContinentEurope
Location47.51620 N, 14.55010 E
Map of Austria map of Austria
Flag Austria flag
Area83,879 km²
Neighboring CountriesSlovenia

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 ZoneCET (UTC +1)

CEST (UTC +2)

Population8.7 million (2017)
Symbol symbol of Austria
National DayOctober 26th, 1955
President of AustriaAlexander Van der Bellen
National Anthem‘’Land der Berge, Land am Strome”
National AnimalBlack Eagle
National BirdBarn Swallow
National FlowerEdelweiss
National GameIce hockey
National TreeGolden Wattle
National DrinkAlmdudler
National ColorsRed and White
National LanguageAustrian German
Seasons in AustriaSpring 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 AustriaRoman 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 Austria32.2 years for men and 29.8 years for women
CapitalVienna (480 12’N 160 21’E)
Number of States9 States

Vienna

Lower Austria

Upper Austria

Styria

Tyrol

Carinthia

Salzburg

Vorarlberg

Burgenland

Largest StateVienna
Smallest StateBurgenland
Largest CityVienna
Smallest CitySankt Andra
Literacy rate98% (males)

98% (females)

Type of GovernmentFederation

Federal Republic

Parliamentary Republic

GDPPPP – $415.936 billion (2016)

Nominal – $387.299 billion (2016)

GDP per capita$47,856 (2016)
Total number of Political parties5 political parties
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Calling Code +43
Internet TLD.at
ISO 3166 codeAT
FestivalsBalls 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

MonumentsVolksgarten

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 Sanctuaries7 National parks
Longest RiverDanube River
Largest LakeBodensee
Highest MountainGrossglockner
Highest waterfallKrimml Waterfalls
Biggest AirportVienna International Airport
Biggest damKolnbrein Dam
Tallest buildingDC Tower I
Richest person of AustriaDietrich Mateschitz
Best places to visit in AustriaVienna

Salzburg

Salzkammergut

Innsbruck

Zell am See

Wachau

St Anton am Arlberg

Graz

Worthersee

Bad Gastein

Official Websitewww.migration.gv.at
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