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According to wholevehicles, Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe and a member of the European Union. It is bordered by eight countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Its total area is 83,871 square kilometers with a population of over 8. 9 million people. The capital city is Vienna which is located in the eastern part of the country. German is the official language and Roman Catholicism is the majority religion. The terrain of Austria consists mainly of high mountains with the Alps occupying most of the western and southern parts while flat plains are found in the east and north-east regions. The climate varies from alpine to continental with cold winters and warm summers along with frequent rainfall throughout much of the year. Education has been highly valued in Austria since medieval times when schools were established to teach Latin grammar and literature as well as religious studies. Primary education starts at age six and lasts for nine years until grade 9; secondary education consists of two levels: general secondary school (grades 10-12) and higher education (university level). All public schools provide free education until grade 9 while private schools offer alternative options such as international schools that teach English or other languages as well as vocational schools that specialize in certain areas such as engineering or business management. Higher education institutions include universities, polytechnics, pedagogical institutes, technical institutes located throughout Austria’s nine states along with distance learning courses to gain access to higher levels of studies from home or abroad as well as online learning platforms such as Open Universities Austria which offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses online. Check andyeducation for Austria School and Education.

Shopping in Vienna, Austria

Shopping in Vienna, Austria

Shopping in Vienna: what to bring from the capital of Austria, where to buy souvenirs and fashion brands. Markets, outlets, famous shopping centers in Vienna. Expert advice and reviews of tourists about shopping in...


Austria Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Austria is a Central European State (83,879 km²). Capital: Vienna. Administrative division: Federated States (9). Population: 8,355,260 (2009 estimate). Language: German. Religion: Catholics 73.6%, non-religious / atheists 12%, Protestants 5.5%, Muslims 4.2%, other religions...