Introduction

Summary

Independent republic in Europe. One of the OECD countries. Member of the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Cities

Capital: Vienna

Population

8.7 million

International Country Code

AT

Language(s)

German

Religion

Christian, mainly Roman Catholic.

Literacy Rate

95%

Emergency Services

European emergency number — 112. Other emergency telephone numbers are: Police — 133, Ambulance – 144 and Fire – 122.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 43

Time

1 hour ahead of GMT.

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