środa, 13 listopada 2013

Austria is a federal republic and a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,855 square kilometres and has a temperate and alpine climate.

Did you know that:
1. About one fourth of the population of Austria lives in the capital, Vienna.
2. The highest point in Austria is the Großglockner with its 3797 meters.
3. Austria has the second lowest unemployment level for men in the EU.
4. The sewing machine was invented in 1818 by the Austrian Josef Madersperger,
5. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Hollywood actor and governor of California in years 2003-2011, grew up as an Austrian citizen.
6. Austrian flag is one of the oldest national flags in the world.
7. Ferdinand Porsche, the founder of "Porsche" company, was from Austria.

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