Austria is a landlocked alpine German-speaking country in Central Europe bordering Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, Germany and Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east and Slovenia and Italy to the south.

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Vienna is the capital of the Republic of Austria and by far its most populous city, with an urban population of 1.7 million and a metropolitan population of 2.4 million.

Graz is the capital of Styria and the second largest city of Austria with a population of just below 300,000 - about 40,000 of which are students of its six universities.

Salzburg is a city in central Austria, near the German border with a population of some 146,000 in 2013.

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Lower Austria — as the name implies — is a state of Austria.

Tyrol is a multi-national historical region located in the heart of the Alps. It consists of North, East and South Tyrol.

Styria is a state of Austria. Styria was a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire and later a crown-land of Austria-Hungary.

Vorarlberg is the westermost federal state of Austria, sharing borders with the countries of Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland and the Austrian federal-state of Tyrol.

Upper Austria — as the name implies — is a federal state of Austria. Best arrival place is Linz as it is a transportation hub.

Salzburg, is one of the smaller provinces of Austria. Composing of an area of about 7,100 km², there are only 500,000 people.

Carinthia is a state of Austria. It is especially known for its skiing areas, and its fantastic lakes.

Burgenland is a state of Austria. Burgenland is a very lengthy state. It is 166 km long from north to south but much narrower from west to east, in one place only 5km.

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