Country Holidays

Holidays in Austria

Public Holidays in Austria

National flag of AustriaAustria is officially called the Republic of Austria and located in central Europe. Countries which share their border with Austria are Germany Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Hungary, and Slovenia. The total population of Austria is around 9 million. Some of the most popular cities of Austria are Vienna located in Vienna State, Graz located in Styria, Linz located in Upper Austria, Salzburg located in Salzburg State, Innsbruck located in Tyrol, Villach located in Carinthia, and Wels located in Upper Austria.

 

Holidays in Austria

DayDateHolidayComments
FridayJanuary 01New Year’s Day
WednesdayJanuary 06Epiphany
MondayApril 05Easter MondayMonday after Easter Sunday
SaturdayMay 01Labour Day
SundayMay 09Mother’s Day2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
ThursdayMay 13Ascension Day40 Days after Easter
SundayJune 13Father’s Day2nd Sunday in June. Not a Public Holiday
MondayMay 24Whit Monday7th Monday after Easter, Also known as Pentecost Monday
ThursdayJune 03Corpus Christi
SundayAugust 15Assumption DayAssumption of Mary
FridaySeptember 24Saint RupertRupertikirtag, Salzburg only
TuesdayOctober 26National Day
MondayNovember 01All Saints’ Day
MondayNovember 15Saint LeopoldVienna only
WednesdayDecember 08Immaculate Conception Day
SaturdayDecember 25Christmas Day
SundayDecember 26St. Stephen Day

Capital of Austria

Austria is a present national capital and largest city of a population of over 1.8 million.

President of Austria

The current President of Austria is Alexander Van der Bellen. He was elected in 2017, on January-26. President in Austria serves as head of state.

Chancellor of Austria

The chairman of Austrian People’s Part Sebastian Kurz is the acting chancellor of Austria. He was elected in 2017, on December-18.

Population of Austria

The total population of Austria is consisting of 8,761,623 peoples. Its population is equivalent to 0.11% of the total world’s population and is ranked at 97th number among the populated countries of the world.

Flag of Austria

The current flag was adopted in 1945 it comprises three horizontal bars of red and white color. This tri-band flag is based on Babenberg dynasty and coat of arms.

Currency of Austria

The national currency is Euro. The official code of currency is EUR and a commonly used symbol is €.

Religion of Austria

Almost 56.9% of the total population are Catholic and the remaining population belongs to 8.8% Eastern Orthodoxy, 3.3% Protestantism, 8% Islam, and 0.3% Buddhism.

Dialing code of Austria

The international dialing code of Austria is +43.

Crime Rate of Austria

Austria has a crime index 21.46 and safety index 78.54 in the world.

Crime RatesIndex NumberComments
Crime Level17.20Very Low
Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years54.29Moderate
Thing stolen & Home Broken cases19.85Very Low
Being Mugged & Robbed cases16.89Very Low
Car stolen cases12.64Very Low
Thing from car stolen cases18.27Very Low
Being Attacked worries18.92Very Low
Being insulted worries23.64Low
Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries15.12Very Low
Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases31.32Low
Property Crimes27.43Low
Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery16.06Very Low

Famous Airports of Austria

Austria has numerous national and international flights on a daily basis. Some of the famous airports of Austria are Military Airport Aigen im Ennstal serves Aigen im Ennstal city of state Styria, Vöslau Airfield serves Bad Vöslau city of state lower Austria, Dobersberg Airport serves Dobersberg of state Lower Austria and Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport serves  Dornbirn city of state Vorarlberg.

Area of Austria

The total area of Austria is 83, 879 sq. Kilometres with a population of over 8 million.

GDP of Austria

In 2017, the total GDP of Austria worth 416.60 billion US Dollars which is equivalent to 0.67% of the total world’s population.

Sports of Austria

The national sports of Austria are Alpine Skiing, Ice Hockey, and association football.

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