Austria Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about Austria
Surface:The total land area is around 83,871 sq km.
Population: The population is around 8,300,000. German-speaking Austrians comprise 90%25 of the population, while Yugoslavs, Turks and Germans form the minority groups.
System of government: Austria has a parliamentary representative democracy and is a federal republic.
Capital: Vienna, with a population of around 1,650,000 people, is the capital of Austria.
Religion: The predominant religion is Roman Catholicism.
Official Language: The official national language is German.
Government: Austria has a parliamentary representative democracy and is a federal republic.
Climate: The country has a temperate climate with moderate summers, cold winters and plenty of precipitation.
Units of measure and electricity: The metric system of measurement exists here, with the official electricity unit being 230V, 50Hz.
Time Zone: Austria follows CET (Central European Time) which is GMT + 1.
Currency: Euro (1 € = 1.35 $).
Travel documents required: Except for EU citizens, all other nationals require a visa to enter Austria.