Contemporary Austrian Geography / Regions

The following is the contemporary geographic, demographic and other information on Austia where composer Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) created and performed his great music.

Location: south-central Europe

The CIA World Factbook 2008 gives the following figures:

Total area 83,850 sq. km
Land area 82,730 sq. km
Size is lightly smaller than the state of Maine, USA
Population: 8,205,533 (July 2008 est.)
Ethnic divisions: Austrian 91.1%, Yugoslavs 4%, Turks 1.6% and German 0.9% (2001 census)
Religions: Roman Catholic 73.6%, Protestant 4.7%, Islam 4.2% (2001 census)
Languages: German (official nationwide) 88.6%, Turkish 2.3%, Serbian 2.2%, Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6%, other (includes Slovene, official in Carinthia, and Hungarian, official in Burgenland) 5.3% (2001 census)

Alps and foothills covering the western and southern provinces. The eastern provinces and Vienna are located in the Danube River Basin.
Capital: Vienna.




Lower Austria(northeast):Capital--Vienna

Upper Austria(northwest):Capital--Linz





Vienna(Lower Austria)

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Updated 12/03/08