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AUSTRIA


Austria or officially Republic of Austria. Located in Central Europe, bordered with Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Italy and also to Liechtenstein and Switzerland. It is a landlocked country. Mostly of Austria terrain is highly mountainous because of the Alps. Climate is due Alp also alpine climate. By political organization Austria is federal republic. As regards language majority speak Bavarian dialects and standard German which is also country official language. Today Austria is parliamentary representative democracy comprising nine federal states and semi-presidential. Capital city Vienna. By GDP the Austria is one of the richest countries in the world and it developed a high standard of living. Also it is member of United Nations, European Union and the most important it is founder of OECD.  


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GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION:

Capital town:

Vienna

Largest city:

Vienna

Official languages:

German

Area:

83,855 km2

Population:

8,414,638 (2011)


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VIENNA

Vienna was at the heart of the medieval Holy Roman Empire, and later the mighty Hapsburg Austro-Hungarian Empire ...