Austria Economy

Austria Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data The Austrian economy is a developed social market economy with a stable financial sector and close international ties. The service sector has a share of approx. 70%, while industry has a – long-term constant – share of less than 30%. […]

Austria Visa

Austria Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Austria Russian citizens are required to apply for a visa to enter Austria. Austria is a member of the Schengen Agreement. To apply for a visa, you must submit to the Austrian Embassy: – a completed application form in German or English; – two color photographs 3.5×4.5 cm; – […]

Transportation of Austria

How to Get Around Austria

Transportation Traveling by plane According to top-medical-schools, Austrian Airlines (OS) domestic flights operate between Vienna and Graz, Innsbruck and Salzburg. There are also flight connections between Salzburg and Linz as well as Graz and Linz. Attention: Austrian Airlines (OS) no longer offers a connection between Vienna and Salzburg. However, there are frequent train connections between […]

Austria Crops

Austria Crops

The surface of the productive land of the Austrian Republic is relatively high, taking into account that it is essentially a mountainous state; it represents 89.7% of the total area, against 10.3% uncultivated (census 1900); while in Switzerland the unproductive land occupies 22.4% of the territory. These reach their maximum in the northern limestone Alps […]

Austria democracy

Austria 1938

By law of 13 March 1938, following the events that we will briefly narrate below, the Austrian Republic decided to merge with the Germanic Reich, of which it has thus become a Land. We therefore limit ourselves to updating here the data that can be updated, that is, those that do not presuppose a state […]

Austria Administration

Austria Administration

The current division of the territory of the Austrian Republic into confederate countries (Bundesländer) largely corresponds to the ancient feudal historical divisions of the marches and counties, which remained almost unchanged over the centuries, until after the last war, following which several of them underwent territorial modifications or variations in the borders. Purely new are […]

Austria Arts

Austria Arts

After 1945, even if the second republic was unable to reconcile itself with the most famous artists who emigrated abroad, such as O. Kokoschka, R. Neutra or F. Kiesler, there is nevertheless a marked continuity in Austrian art. While the debate on realism in its various variants agitates the Austrian artistic circles, the constructive tradition, […]

Austria Dantesque Encyclopedia

Austria Dantesque Encyclopedia

Austria. – At the time of D. Austria (‛Ostarrichi ‘, hence Österreich’ since 996; see OSTERLICCHI) was configured in the fiefdoms of Austria – broadly corresponding to the territories currently occupied by the Lower and Upper Austria – of Styria and Carniola. Not long ago, after various historical events, the dominion of the Habsburgs had […]

Austria From 1971 to 1988

Austria From 1971 to 1988

In the seventies and eighties, the Austrian socio-economic development was similar, in essential features, to that of the most advanced countries of the world and in particular of Western Europe, with which the Austria it is increasingly economically integrated. While the Austrian economy has not been exempt from the profound changes taking place in the […]

Austria History

Austria Government and History

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria. Country located in the southern portion of Central Europe. It belongs to the European Union since 1995, politically constituted as a federal parliamentary republic. Its territory, with its capital Vienna, is located in southern Germany and the Czech Republic, western Slovakia and Hungary, northern Slovenia and Italy, and eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Its territory is occupied in three quarters by the mountainous system of the Alpes. It is a […]

Austria Travel Advice

Austria Travel Advice

General travel information for Austria Continent: Europe Geographical location: Central Europe, Central Alps Highest elevation: Großglockner (3798 m above sea level) Longest river: Danube (350 km in Austria) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Representative democracy Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh Neighboring countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein Capital: […]