Austria 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
|Friday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Monday||April 05||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Saturday||May 01||Labour Day|
|Sunday||May 09||Mother’s Day||2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday|
|Thursday||May 13||Ascension Day||40 Days after Easter|
|Sunday||June 13||Father’s Day||2nd Sunday in June. Not a Public Holiday|
|Monday||May 24||Whit Monday||7th Monday after Easter, Also known as Pentecost Monday|
|Thursday||June 03||Corpus Christi|
|Sunday||August 15||Assumption Day||Assumption of Mary|
|Friday||September 24||Saint Rupert||Rupertikirtag, Salzburg only|
|Tuesday||October 26||National Day|
|Monday||November 01||All Saints’ Day|
|Monday||November 15||Saint Leopold||Vienna only|
|Wednesday||December 08||Immaculate Conception Day|
|Saturday||December 25||Christmas Day|
|Sunday||December 26||St. 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 Rates||Index Number||Comments|
|Crime Level||17.20||Very Low|
|Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years||54.29||Moderate|
|Thing stolen & Home Broken cases||19.85||Very Low|
|Being Mugged & Robbed cases||16.89||Very Low|
|Car stolen cases||12.64||Very Low|
|Thing from car stolen cases||18.27||Very Low|
|Being Attacked worries||18.92||Very Low|
|Being insulted worries||23.64||Low|
|Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries||15.12||Very Low|
|Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases||31.32||Low|
|Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery||16.06||Very 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.