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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

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Year’s Day
Wednesday January 06 Epiphany
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
Property Crimes 27.43 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.

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