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Austria

(Republik Österreich (Republic of Austria))

Capital of Austria : Vienna

Population (Estimated July 2012): 8,219,743

Area: 83,879km2 or 32,386mi2

Currency: Euro (€)

Official Language: German

Political Information: Federal State

Official Religion: No Official Religion (approximately 73.6% of the population is Roman Catholic, 4.7% are Protestant, 4.2% are Muslim, 5.5% have  other or unspecified religious beliefs and 12% have no religious beliefs)

Highest Mountain: Grossglockner at 3,798m or 12,460ft

 

GDP Official Exchange Rate (OER is more precise at gauging a countries economic power)

(Estimated 2011): $425.1 billion (US$) or £255.06 billion(GBP)

GDP (OER) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): (US$) or (GBP)

GDP Purchasing Power Parity (PPP is good for gauging living conditions and use of resources but not as accurate as OER. This data has been calculated based on the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States)  

 (Estimated 2011): $351.4 billion (US$) or £210.84 billion(GBP)

GDP (PPP) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): $41,700 (US$) or £25,020 (GBP)

  Time Zone (GMT/UTC): +1:00  

Counties/Provinces/States: Burgenland, Karnten (Carinthia), Niederosterreich (Lower Austria), Oberosterreich (Upper Austria), Salzburg, Steiermark (Styria), Tirol (Tyrol), Vorarlberg, Wien (Vienna)

 

Leaders: Alexander VAN DER BELLEN (since 26 January 2017); Chancellor Sebastian KURZ (since 18 December 2017); Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian STRACHE (since 18 December 2017).

 

Sources: CIA World Fact Book, Encyclopaedia Britannica,

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