Balance of Power

By: Ashley Scrivner

Size of Austria

Austria is slightly smaller than Maine in the USA, it is 32,377 sq miles (83,855 km²)

Population of Austria

The population Is 8.462 million

Education

has a free and public school system, and nine years of education are mandatory. Schools offer a series of vocational-technical and university preparatory tracks involving one to four additional years of education beyond the minimum mandatory level. The legal basis for primary and secondary education in Austria

How united are Austrians

Austrian Citizens are very close, and the people have always been united together. Before World War II Jews played a big role in Austrians culture.

Army

The Austiran Forces do not have a navy since they are land locked. The main purpose of the Austrian military, since then, has been the protection of Austria's neutrality.

Physical Features

The country measures almost 600 km in length, extending from Lake Constance on the Austrian-Swiss-German border in the west to the Neusidler Seaon the Austrian-Hungarian border in the east. The contrast between these two lakes – one in the Alps and the other a typical steppe lake on the westernmost fringe of the Hungarian Plains

Economy

Austria's Economy is one of the 12 richest countries in the world, in terms of GDP.