Austria

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Austria

Official Language: German (88.6%)Government Type: Federal RepublicGovernment Official: President Heinz Fischer

Austria

Location: EuropeCapital: ViennaCurrency: EurosSize: 83,871 sq kmPopulation: 8,223,062 (2014)Life Expectancy: 79.78 years

Fact:Austria was once a center for power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, but was reduced to a small republic after being defeated in World War 1.

Fact:Austria is slightly smaller than Maine and occupies the eastern end of the great mountain ranges of the Alps.

Fact:Austria's highest elavation is Grossglockner at 12,461 ft (3,798 m) and the lowest elavation is Neusiedlersee at 377 ft (115m).

Major Religion: Roman CatholicismNational Holiday: October 26 (National Day)Two National Resources: oil, coal


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