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Republic of Austria
Republik Österreich  (German)
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Location of  Austria  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
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– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
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Capital
and largest city
Vienna
48°12′N16°21′E / 48.200°N 16.350°E / 48.200; 16.350
Official languagesAustrian German[a]
Ethnic groups(2012)
DemonymAustrian
GovernmentFederalparliamentary republic
Alexander Van der Bellen
Christian Kern
LegislatureParliament
Federal Council
National Council
Independence
976
1156
1453
1804
1867
1918
1934
1938
since 1945
• State Treaty in effect
27 July 1955
1 January 1995
Area
• Total
83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi) (115th)
• Water (%)
1.7
Population
• April 2017 estimate
8,783,198[2] (94th)
• Density
104/km2 (269.4/sq mi) (106th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$415.936 billion[3]
• Per capita
$47,856[3] (17th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$387.299 billion[3] (29th)
• Per capita
$44,561[3] (14th)
Gini (2014)Negative increase 27.6[4]
low · 14th
HDI (2014)Increase 0.885[5]
very high · 23rd
CurrencyEuro ()[b] (EUR)
Time zoneCET(UTC+01)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+02)
Drives on theright
Calling code+43
ISO 3166 codeAT
Internet TLD.at[c]
  1. ^Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Romani, Slovak, and Slovene are officially recognised by the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML).
  2. ^Austrian schilling before 1999; Virtual Euro since 1 January 1999; Euro since 1 January 2002.
  3. ^ The .eu domain is also used, as it is shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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