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About Austria

Austria, officially known as the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked East Alpine country in the southern part of Central Europe. The country has a long history to be affected by both World War I and World War II and the Prussian War. It was severely affected during the world war II as it was annexed by Germany

The country has a well-developed social market economy and a ranking high in terms of GDP due to a highly industrialized economy. The country’s economy is primarily industry and tourism.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionWestern Europe
Capital CityVienna
Government TypeFederal parliamentary republic
Official LanguagesGerman, Hungarian, Slovene, Burgenland Croatian.
Currency Euro, EUR
Phone Code +43
Important CitiesGraz, Linz, Favoriten, Donaustadt, Floridsdorf, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Ottakring, Simmering, Meidling, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Villach, Hernals,
National DayNational Day (26th Oct)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking27 (Very Easy)
Primary Industriesconstruction and building, electronics and electrics, tourism, food and drinks, logistics and transportation, automotive and chemical industries, steel and mechanical engineering
Major Exportsmachinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, manufactured goods, chemicals, iron and steel, foodstuffs
Major Exports to IndiaAnimal, Minerals, Footwear, Hides and Skins, Vegetables, Food Products, Fuels, Transportation, Raw materials, Plastic or Rubber, Stone and Glass, Wood
Major ImportsCars, Vehicle Parts, Refined Petroleum, Hormones, and Packaged Medicaments.
Major Imports from IndiaFuels, Wood, Animal, Vegetables, Raw materials, Hides and Skins, Stone and Glass, Plastic or Rubber, Metals
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Agreements, Agreement on Bilateral Economic Relations and Economic, Industrial, Technical and Technological Cooperation, Agreement on Cooperation in the fields of Science and Technology
Bordering NationsCzech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Liecht, Germany
Member ofThree Seas Initiative(3SI), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for AustriaEmbassy of India
H.E. Jaideep Mazumdar
Honourable Ambassador
Kärntnerring 2, Vienna, A-1010
+43 1 505 86 66

Embassy Details of Austria in IndiaEmbassy of Austria
H.E. Mrs. Katharina Wieser
EP 13, Chandergupta MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2419 2700 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Goa
H.E. Mr. Dattaraj V. Salgaocar
Honorary Consul
V M Salgaocar Pvt. Ltd E4, Murgaon Estate Airport Road, Chicalim Goa 403 711
+91-0832-2513811/ 6752000 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Kolkata
H.E. Mrs. Manjushree Khaitan
Honorary Consul
Industry House, 1st Floor 10, Camac Street Kolkata 700 017
+91-33-2283 5660/61 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Hyderabad
H.E. Mr. Vagish Dixit
Honorary Consul

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Chennai
H.E. Mrs. Nina Bhadrashyam Kothari
Honorary Consul
115 Kothari Buildings Mahatma Gandhi Salai Numgambakkam Chennai - 600034

044-28334501/02/56/30225515 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Maulik Jasubhai Shah
Honorary Consul General
26, Maker Chambers VI, 2nd floor Nariman Point Mumbai-400 0021

+91-22-2285 1734/74, 2285 1066 (O)