Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.7 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 sq km. The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m, and its highest point is 3,798 m. The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects of German as their native language, and Austrian German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other local official languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    48° 12′ 23″ N • of northern latitude
    16° 21′ 48″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    48.206481°; 16.363451°

Length of Austria from south to north is 294.313 kilometers, from west ot east – from 586.016 km on south to 556.984 km on north.

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Flag of Austria
Flag of Austria
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Austria
Coat of arms of Austria

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