Overview of Austria

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Austria is a country of startling contrasts, from the soaring Alps to the verdant swathes of the Danube Valley. This European beauty is noted as much for its historical buildings, awe-inspiring museums and galleries, as for its world-class skiing conditions and breathtaking mountain scenery.

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Capital:  Vienna

Official language: German, Slovene, Croatian, and Hungarian

* Total 83,872 km2 (115th);  * Water (%) 1.7

Currency: Euro

Drives on the right

Internet TLD: .at

Calling code: +43