National Symbols of Austria

Austria is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, . The capital of Austria is Vienna.

The official language is German and the Euro is the currency of the Austria. The domain is .at and the country code is +43.

National day is celebrated on 26 Oct 1955. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Austria is no exception.

In Austria, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Austrian people. Almdudler is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Austria. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Franz Grillparzer, Peter Rosegger, Johann Nepomuk Nestroy represent a national Austrian symbol.

The country was founded by King Rudolf I of Habsburg. The current president of Austria is Alexander Van der Bellen and Sebastian Kurz (Federal Chancellor) is the Prime Minister.

In Austria the power plugs and sockets are of type C F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

Country information

Regional location Central Europe, north of Italy and Slovenia
Alternative name(s) Republic of Austria (official, English)
Country name etymology "Eastern March" Latinized as early as 1147 from German Österreich.
Climate Temperate; continental, cloudy; cold winters with frequent rain and some snow in lowlands and snow in mountains; moderate summers with occasional showers
Terrain In the west and south mostly mountains (Alps); along the eastern and northern margins mostly flat or gently sloping
Population 9,006,398
National Day 26 Oct 1955
Language(s)German
ReligionChristianity Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy
Country code +43
Literacy rate 99%
Currency Euro
Capital city Vienna
ISO AUT
Domain(TLD) .at
Ethnicity Austrians, Ex-Yugoslavs, Germans, & Turks
Head of government Chancellor
Nationality Austrian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (CET)
Average elevation 910 m (2,986 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Austria

Flag map of Austria

Motto of Austria

No official motto

National animal of Austria

The National animal of Austria is golden eagle

National Animal of Austria - golden eagle

National flower of Austria

The National flower of Austria is Edelweiss. Botanical name is Leontopodium Alpinum.

National flower of Austria - Edelweiss

National bird of Austria

The National bird of Austria is Barn swallow

National bird of Austria - Barn swallow

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Neighbouring countries of Austria

Austrian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A light is still a light — even though the blind man cannot see it.

A marriage is a procession in which the cross goes first.

An educated woman finds few suitors.

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Do not allow the Gypsies to lure you out behind the furnace.

First bake the strudel then sit down and ponder.

God gives the wheat, He doesn’t bake the bread.

History is constantly teaching, but it does not find many pupils.

If you owe 10,000 dollars, you are a customer of the bank. If you owe 100 million dollars, the bank is a customer of yours.

If you shoot your arrows at stones, you will damage them.

Imitate the sundial’s ways, count only the pleasant days.

It is Austria’s destiny to rule the world.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Old men and poodles are good for nothing.

Success has more than one father.

The cripple is always the one to open the dancing.

The earth does not shake when the flea coughs.

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