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Austria Facts

  • Name: Austria
  • Republic of Austria (long form)
  • Capital City: Vienna (1,712,903 pop.)
    (2,419,000 metro)
  • Austria Population: 8,221,646 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)


    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: Austrians 91.1%, former Yugoslavs 4% (includes Croatians, Slovenes, Serbs, and Bosniaks), Turks 1.6%, German 0.9%, other or unspecified 2.4%
  • GDP total: $357.8 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $42,500 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: German (official nationwide) 88.6%, Turkish 2.3%, Serbian 2.2%, Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6%, other 5.3%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Vienn, Graz, Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck
  • Name: Austria's name comes from a Medieval Latin translation of the German word Osterreich, which means "Eastern borderlands."
  • National Day: October 26
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 73.6%, Protestant 4.7%, Muslim 4.2%, other 3.5%, none 12%
  • Symbols

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