You are now in the Republic of Austria.
This is the heart of Europe.
You are safe!
In this folder you will find a number of rules
which are very important in Austria.
Please adhere to these rules!
Austria is a medium-sized country. Austria has approximately 8.6 million inhabitants.
Austria consists of nine federal provinces (Burgenland, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg and Vienna). Vienna is a federal province as well as the capital of Austria.
The official language of Austria is German.
Most people in Austria are Christians.
Austria is a safe and stable country!
Most people in Austria are doing well.
In Austria, people stick together. Solidarity is an important cornerstone of society.
People ensure that Austria remains a stable and safe country. They pay taxes and fees for health, education and social system as well as for public safety.