• Officially: Republic of Austria
  • Capital: Vienna

Facts

  • Population: 8.7 million
  • Language: German
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy 80 years (men), 84 years (women)
  • Membership: European Union member since 1 January 1995
  • Currency: euro

Geography

  • Area: 83,871 sq km (32,383 sq miles)
  • Located in the central Europe
  • Bordered by 8 countries,

Notes

  • One of the richest countries in the world by per capita GDP terms

Tourism

  • Austria signed the Schengen agreement on 28 April 1995

Overlanding

  • Located along the east and west Danubian trade route

Safety & Security

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