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Countries : Austria:    



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   Capital   
Vienna
  
   Population   
8,184,691 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
German (official nationwide), Slovene (official in Carinthia), Croatian (official in Burgenland), Hungarian (official in Burgenland)
  
   Independence   
12 November 1918
   Location   
Central Europe, north of Italy and Slovenia
  
   Area   
total: 83,870 sq km land: 82,444 sq km water: 1,426 sq km
  
   Land boundaries   
total: 2,562 km border countries: Czech Republic 362 km, Germany 784 km, Hungary 366 km, Italy 430 km, Liechtenstein 35 km, Slovakia 91 km, Slovenia 330 km, Switzerland 164 km
  
   Climate   
temperate; continental, cloudy; cold winters with frequent rain and some snow in lowlands and snow in mountains; moderate summers with occasional showers


  
   Natural resources   
oil, coal, lignite, timber, iron ore, copper, zinc, antimony, magnesite, tungsten, graphite, salt, hydropower
  
   Geography - note   
landlocked; strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys; major river is the Danube; population is concentrated on eastern lowlands because of steep slopes, poor soils, and low temperatures elsewhere
  
   Government type   
federal republic
  
   Currency - Currency code   
euro (EUR)

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   Internet country code:   
.at
  
   Internet users:   
3.73 million (2003)

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