Overview of Austria

Overview of Austria
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.


Capital:  Vienna

Official language: German, Slovene, Croatian, and Hungarian


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


  • October 2018 estimate Increase 8,857,960 (96th)
  • Density 104/km2 (269.4/sq mi) (106th)

Currency: Euro

Drives on the right

Internet TLD: .at

Calling code: +43