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 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.
Austria Travel Information & Key Points
General points to know about the country of Austria – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more, whether you’re traveling there or not.
Capital: Vienna (& largest city)
Population: 8.8 million (2018 estimate)
Language(s): Austrian German
President: Alexander Van der Bellen
Chancellor: Sebastian Kurz
Currency: Euro € (EUR)
Area: 83,879 km2 (32,386 mi2)
Dialing Code: +43
Time Zone: Central European Time “CET” (UTC+1)
• DST/Summer Time: Central European Summer Time “CEST” (UTC+2)