Austria is probably the most touristly developed country in the world and offers attractions that will suite even the most demanding tourist. From beautiful ski resort in winter to clear lakes in summer and extremely rich cultural life in cities and villages all year round, it is a perfect getaway.
Central Europe. Landlocked country bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Lichtenstein
83.872 sq km
Austrians (89%), minority groups: Slovenes, Hungarians, Croats. Many imigrants from Serbia, Bosnia and Turkey
German. In mixed areas some Slovene, Croat and Hungarian is spoken.
Vienna (2,2 million inhabitants)
Austrian state treaty formed it in 1955. First republic in 1918. Duchy in 1156. One of the most developed countries in the world. Member of EU since 1995.
Very rich history connected with Habsburg family that controled big part of Central Europe and through family connections many areas around the world.
Majority of Austria has cool/temperate and alpine climate with some continental influence in the east.
Vienna, Salzburg, Salzkammergut, Hallstat, Graz, Innsbruck, Gurk cathedral, Melk, Bruck, ski and lake resorts.
Austria is divided in 9 regions: Burgenland, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Vienna