Quick Info

  • Full Country Name: Republic of Austria.
  • Local Name: Republik Österreich.
  • Capital:. Vienna (population: 1.6 million).
  • Language: German (official).
  • Currency: Euro € (EUR) = 100 cents.
  • People: Austrians (91.1%), former Yugoslavs (4%), Turks (1.6%), German (0.9%).
  • Life Expectancy: Male, 76.32, Female: 82.26.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic (73.6%), Protestant (4.7%), non-religious (12%), Muslim and Jewish minorities.
  • Size (sq km): 83,871 (115th)
  • Population: 8,292,322 (92nd)
  • Population Density per sq km: 98 (99th)
  • Country Dialling Code: 43
  • Internet Country Code: .at (.eu also used).
  • Time Zone: GMT +1
  • Voltage Guide: 220 AC, 50 Hz.
  • Finance: Major credit cards, Eurocheque cards, traveller's cheques widely accepted.
  • Business Hours: 0800-1230, 1330-1730 Monday-Friday.
  • GDP: US$227.7 billion
  • GDP per Capita: US$27,900
  • Annual Growth: 2.9%
  • Inflation: 1.7%
  • Major Industries: Machinery, textiles, iron & steel, timber and tourism.
  • Major Trading Partners: EU (esp. Germany, Italy), US, Hungary and Switzerland.
  • Personal Safety: Safe.
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