Austria is a federal republic located in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the northwest, the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. It has a population of approximately 8.9 million people, with the capital city being Vienna.
Austria has a strong and diversified economy, with a GDP of $459.4 billion in 2021. It is known for its high standard of living and is consistently ranked as one of the wealthiest countries in the world.
It’s Europe’s land of wide, fertile agricultural plains, with large pockets of heavy industry in the east.