AUSTRIA

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Fact

No, Austria was not a founder of the EU. You learn something new everyday.

Austria flag

Summary

Austria's flag has three equal horizontal bands of red and white the flag design is one of the oldest. The eagle in the middle of the flag represents the power rising above man's world and represents heraldry. The eyes represent courage strength and immortality.

Government

My country has a republic government.

Austria the awesome country

I bet you didint know that Austria joined the European Union in 1995 well now you do so your welcome.

My country has friends

My country was once part of Germany and Vienna.

Where is it located?

Austria is in the Europe continent. Neighboring countries are Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovania, and Switzerland. Some of the geographical features near Austria are it is near one of the largest lakes, Lake Constance. It has some of the highest mountain ranges of the Alps and the Danube River is the only major European river that has an eastward flow.

Currency

The EURO replaced the schilling.

Capital and Major Cities

The capital of Austria is Vienna and some major cities are Linz, Graz, Salzburg and Eisenstadt.