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Interesting facts about Austria

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Austria – a recognized symbol of European culture, classical style of the Old World and European mentality. For centuries, this country has been a model of the standard of living, a high degree of development of various types of arts, architecture and science. The closest neighbors were guided by Austria, and the country itself often played an important role in world politics.

But what do we know about Austria and the people who live there? How are they different from the Germans living in Germany and speaking the same language with them? How should a tourist behave among Austrians in order not to be considered ignorant or worse? Let's try to figure it out.


Flag of Austria

Mentality and behavior

  • 90% of Austrians communicate in German, which is the official language in the country. However, mention should be made of Slovene, Croatian and Hungarian, which are official in Carinthia and Burgenland. Austrian youth are actively studying French and English.
  • Opinion polls show that most Austrians prefer to spend their leisure time playing sports and other outdoor activities.
  • Austria is a very hardworking country. The unemployment rate is at an all-time low. Most of the population works 9 hours a day and is additionally delayed at work.
  • Austrians are zealous for healthy eating. Only 20% of Austrian women have problems with being overweight. This is the lowest rate in all of Europe.


Austrian Parliament Building

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