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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)
Economy
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 DetailsH.E. Jaideep Mazumdar
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Kärntner Ring 2, Vienna, A-1015
Email: emb.vienna@mea.gov.in
Phone: +43 1 505 86 66
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mrs. Brigitte Oppinger Walchshofer
Honorable Ambassador
Embassy of Austria
EP 13, Chandergupta Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021.
Email: new-delhi-ob@bmeia.gv.at
Phone: +91-11-2419 2700