Austria Attractions and Culinary

Tyrol and Innsbruck

Attractions Styria and Graz Styria, the “green heart of Austria” or the “Austrian Tuscany”, is a popular holiday destination due to its diverse landscape. The north of Styria is dominated by mountain ranges, southern and eastern Styria are characterized by gently rolling hills and extensive wineries. Graz is the provincial capital of Styria. The old town is very well preserved and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In…

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Austria Healthcare and Money

Austria Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever no cholera no Typhoid & Polio no – malaria no – Eat Drink no – Overview The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is valid for nationals of EU and EFTA countries. The EHIC regulates care and reimbursement of costs in the event of illness for EU and EFTA citizens. In the event of illness, EHIC holders contact a contract doctor directly.…

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Austria General Information

AUSTRIA country symbol

Among European capitals, the most popular are Paris, London, Amsterdam, Rome… And tours to Austria, although they can fight for the title of the best European holiday without much effort, are modestly waiting for real connoisseurs, for whom not so much advertising is important as true beauty. Have you ever seen a house with trees growing out of its windows? What about a factory with colorful turrets? You can see…

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Austria Fictions

Austria Fictions

The terrain of fiction is more popular, according to good Austrian custom, and also for this reason more varied, on which many of the authors linked to Graz now move with such reciprocal autonomy as to make the reference to that common denominator only indicatively significant. On the residues of the experimentation, moreover less favored in prose, interests of another kind are established, thematic first of all, as in the…

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Austria-Hungary 1867–1918

Austria History 1867–1918

The loss of supremacy in Germany forced the Habsburg monarchy to come to an understanding with the Magyars. F. F. Graf Beust, Foreign Minister since October 1866 and soon afterwards also Prime Minister, brought about the settlement with Hungary, which was decided on February 8, 1867 in Vienna (Treaty of June 12). Restored on February 27th, respectively, and on June 8th, Franz Joseph and Elisabeth were crowned King and Queen…

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Austria Population and Religion

Austria Population and Religion

The central landscape of Vorarlberg is the wide Rhine Valley, a tectonic depression shaped by the Rhine Glacier and graveled by the Alpine Rhine, which flows into eastern Lake Constance with a constantly growing delta. It forms the border between the Eastern and Western Alps. In the east, the limestones of the Bregenz Forest, embedded in flysch, rise with the karstified Hohen Ifen and the two Walser valleys (Large and…

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Vorarlberg, Austria

Vorarlberg, Austria

Vorarlberg is primarily characterized by a high degree of industrialization (strong export intensity) and the tourism sector. With a gross domestic product (GDP) per resident of (2016) € 44,700, it is in third place in a comparison of the federal states; Vorarlberg’s contribution to national GDP is 4.9% (2016). From the beginning of the 1960s a structural change took place in the structured economy of small and medium-sized enterprises; the…

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