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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)
– in the European Union (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Vienna
48°12′N16°21′E / 48.200°N 16.350°E / 48.200; 16.350
Official language
and national language
German[a][b]
Recognised languages
Ethnic groups
(2012)
Religion
(2018[4])
Demonym(s)Austrian
GovernmentFederalparliamentary republic
Alexander Van der Bellen
Sebastian Kurz
Werner Kogler
LegislatureParliament
Federal Council
National Council
Establishment history
976
1156
1453
1804
1867
1918
1934
1938
since 1945
• State Treaty in effect
27 July 1955
14 December 1955
1 January 1995
Area
• Total
83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi) (113th)
• Water (%)
0.84 (as of 2015)[5]
Population
• January 2020 estimate
Increase8,902,600[6] (98th)
• Density
106/km2 (274.5/sq mi) (106th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$461.432 billion[7]
• Per capita
$51,936[7] (17th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$446,315 billion[7] (27th)
• Per capita
$50,277[7] (15th)
Gini (2019)Negative increase 27.5[8]
low · 14th
HDI (2018)Increase 0.914[9]
very high · 20th
CurrencyEuro ()[c] (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2 (CEST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+43
ISO 3166 codeAT
Internet TLD.at[d]
  1. ^ There is an official dictionary, the Österreichisches Wörterbuch, published on commission by the Austrian Ministry of Education.
  2. ^Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Romani, Slovak, and Slovene are officially recognised by the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML).
  3. ^Austrian schilling before 1999; Virtual Euro since 1 January 1999; Euro since 1 January 2002.
  4. ^ The .eu domain is also used, as it is shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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