Austria

One of the 7 countries in Europe's Heartland region.

Why visit Austria?

Austria has fascinating architecture such as St. Stephan's Cathedral which has glistening windows to zig-zag designed roofs. If you enjoy a glass of wine visit Vienna, Austria's wine capital. If skiing is your thing then Tirol has great slopes and you even get lessons if it's been awhile.

The Prater

This is an attraction to tourists called the Prater. It is a very large ferris wheel in the capital of Austria called Vienna.

MAJOR CITIES

1. Vienna, Vienna - 1,691,468

2. Graz, Styria - 222,326

3. Linz, Upper Austria - 181,162

4. Salzburg, Salzburg - 150,269

5. Innsbruck, Tyrol - 112,467

Government and Economy

Austria's government is a Federal Republic.

The President of Austria is Heinz Fischer.

Austria's currency is the Euro, and their

GDP per capita is $43,100.

Austria's top 10 exports are:

1. Iron ore

2. Coal

3. Education-realated travel

4. Gold

5. Personal travel

6. Crude Petroleum

7. Natural Gas

8. Aluminum ore

9. Copper ore

10. Aluminum

About the Travel Agent

I live in Eagle, Wisconsin, I attend Parkview Middle School in Mukwonago. I am 12 years old, and I like to play a lot of sports. I have a dog that is 12, or 61 in dog years and I have a sister who's 20 years old and is named Richelle. My brother Ryan is 16, my dad Rick is 46, and my mom Stephanie is 42.