1. Austria is known for its lovely architecture, especially its castles and palaces.
  2. Castle Ruins of Aggstein, Austria
  3. Austria is a mountainous country, with the great plain of Hungary in the center and south.
  4. Austria is rich in agricultural and mineral products, such as grains, fruits, vegetables, and sugar.
  5. Its exports are of great variety; they include machinery, cars and parts, chemicals, metals, and foodstuffs.
  6. The capital city of Austria is Vienna.
  7. Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria
  8. The official language of Austria is German.
  9. As of 2020, the population of Austria is over 8.8 million.
  10. The area of Austria is about three times that of Kansas.


  1. The word Austria, which signifies eastern state, originally referred to what is now the provinces of Upper and Lower Austria, when they formed the eastern part of the dominions of Charlemagne.
  2. Austria has, at various times, held and lost important possessions in Europe.
  3. It retains the kingdoms of Bohemia and Hungary, and the province of Galicia which formed part of the Kingdom of Poland until it was seized by Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
  4. In the war of 1806, Austria was defeated by Prussia and Italy, compelled to give up Venetia to Italy, and to withdraw from the Germanic Confederation.


  1. Which countries on the map are north of Austria?
  2. Which countries on the map are east of Austria?
  3. Which countries on the map are south of Austria?
  4. Which countries on the map are west of Austria?
  5. Which gulf on the map is south of Austria?
  6. Which river is shown on the map of Austria?
  7. Where is Vienna (the capital and largest city)?
  8. Where is Salzburg (birthplace of the 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)?