Where is Austria?

Located in Central Europe, Austria has a 2,524.00 km border with Czech Republic (402 km), Germany (801 km), Hungary (321 km), Italy (404 km), Liechtenstein (34 km), Slovakia (105 km), Slovenia (299 km) and Switzerland (158 km).The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Austria is a European country covering 83,871.00 km2 of which 1.70% is water and 82,445.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 115th largest country in the world and about the size of South Carolina; slightly more than two-thirds the size of Pennsylvania. Its geographic coordinates are 47 20 N, 13 20 E and Vienna is the capital city.

The name Oesterreich means "eastern realm" or "eastern march".

Its ISO code is AT.


Austria has a mean elevation of 910 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Neusiedler See which is 115m above sea level. Its highest elevation is Grossglockner which is 3,798m above tall.

It has a temperate, continental climate with cold, rainy winters and moderate summers. Its terrain consists of mountains in the west and south, and is mostly flat elsewhere.


Austria has a population of 8,711,770 making it the 94th largest in the world. The northern and eastern portions of the country are the most densely populated.

German is the official language. The major ethnic group reported is Austrian. The population is predominantly Catholic.

The dialing code for the country is 43.


Austria is an independent country. It proclaimed itself a republic in 1918. Its constitution was last ratified in 1920.


Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Austria's GDP is $417,000,000,000.00 (USD) with $47,900.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 46th largest economy and its citizens the 31st richest in the world. The currency of Austria is the Euro (EUR).

its major export partners are Germany, the United States, Italy, and Switzerland. Its main exports are machinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, and paper and paperboard. Its major import partners are Germany, Italy, and China. Its major imports include machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, and chemicals.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017