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Austria profile - Facts

  • 23 May 2013
  • From the section Europe
Austria was home to Gustav Klimt, famed for his erotic paintings, such as The Kiss
  • Full name: Republic of Austria
  • Population: 8.4 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Vienna
  • Area: 83,871 sq km (32,383 sq miles)
  • Major language: German
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 78 years (men), 84 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 euro = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Machinery, metals, paper, textiles, food, livestock
  • GNI per capita: US $48,170 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .at
  • International dialling code: +43