By: Ethan Bennett

Political facts

Austria has a federal republic type of government. This is a federation of states with a republican form of government. This type of government doesn't have a monarch. The money they had before th Euro was called a schilling. Austria was not a founder of the EU and they joined in 1995. Also they were part of Hungary at one point.

Interesting Facts

Austria has one of the oldest flags in the world.(1911)

It has the oldest running company in the world

The worlds largest emerald is on display

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Austria's money

Austria didn't start out with the Euro, they had a Schilling(seen above). The Schilling was the currency from 1924-1938. One dollar compared to a schilling is 90.40