Austria: Overview

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Updated: 2017-06-01.

Republic of Austria | Republik Österreich

Austria, once the center of power for the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is now content as a prosperous democracy. Landlocked in central Europe, it is to the north of Italy and Slovenia, to the east of Switzerland and Liechtenstein, to the south of the Czechia and Germany, and to the west of Hungary and Slovakia.

Austria entered the European Union in 1995 and adopted the Euro currency in 1999.

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