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Where is Austria?

map showing the location of Austria

Located in the continent of Europe, Austria covers 82,445 square kilometers of land and 1,426 square kilometers of water, making it the 114th largest nation in the world with a total area of 83,871 square kilometers.

Austria was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1282. The population of Austria is 8,219,743 (2012) and the nation has a density of 100 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Austria is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Austria are refered to as Austrian.

The dialing code for the country is 43 and the top level internet domain for Austrian sites is .at.

Austria shares land borders with 8 countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Germany, Italy, Switzerland.

To learn more, visit our detailed Austria section.

Quick facts

Population 8,219,743
Density 99.7 / km2 ( 258.2 / mi2 )
Language German
Independence Year 1282
Capital Vienna (Vienna)
Currency Euro
GDP 436,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 53,043 (2014 data)
Land Area 82,445 km2 (31,832 mi2)
Water Area 1,426 km2 (551 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany, Switzerland, The Czech Republic, Liechtenstein, Slovenia
Minimum Longitude 9.540
Maximum Longitude 17.160
Mininum Latitude 46.380
Maximum Latitude 49.020

What is the capital of Austria?

map showing the location of Austria
Location of Vienna on a map.

Vienna is the capital city of Austria. It has a population of 1,691,468, and is located on a latitue of 48.21 and longitude of 16.37.

Vienna is also the political center of Austria, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Vienna, the Capital Of Austria

City Vienna
Country Austria
Population 1,691,468
Longitude 16.37208000
Latitude 48.20849000
Elevation 193 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Austria

Rank City Population
#1Vienna1,691,468
#2Graz222,326
#3Linz181,162
#4Salzburg150,269
#5Innsbruck112,467
#6Klagenfurt am Woerthersee90,610
#7Villach58,882
#8Wels57,946

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.