Austria


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Austria

Austria, a small country in Central Europe famous for its gorgeous
mountain scenery. The towering Alps, and the foothills stretch across the
western, southern and central parts of the country. Broad green valleys, lovely
mirror lakes and thick forest cover a good portion of the land. Austria with no
coastline shares its surrounded borders with Liechtenstein and Switzerland to
the west; ...

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with more than 100,000 people
living in them consist of Graz, Innsbruck, Linz, and Scuzburg.

Culture

Austrians do not like being classified as Germans, Austria is basically
Germanic in language and ethnic association. Some minorities include 40,000
Croats, 70,000 Solvenes, and a small group of Hungarians (11,000) and Czechs
(5,000). Most Austrian's live south of the Danube River. Austrians enjoy an
array of fine foods such as a Viennese Clich otherwise known as a Wiener
Schnitzel, and many fine cakes and pastries. The average life expectancy for
males is 72 and females 78.

Traditions

In May and June Vienna hosts the Vienna Festival. This festival is a
celebration of music, arts, and theater. Austrians have a great love for music,
many of the greatest composers were born and played there, many like Beethoven
and other popular composers. Operas are also very popular, and The Vienna State
Opera House is the most popular for such an activity. Festivals play an
important ...

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beech, birch, and oak, are very populated in
the lower altitudes. In Alpine areas conifers extend all over. Bare rocks and
grass slops continue to the snow line.

The boar, bear, wolf, and lynx have disappeared, but red deer, chamois,
marmot, and grouse still live in the protected Alpine reserves. In the grassy
flats gray goose, white tailed, and spotted eagles, and great white herons breed.
In the village of Rust, white storks return annually to their chimney nests.

History

Around 400 B.C. Celtic tribes occupied Austria. Around 15 B.C. Rome
took control from the Celtic tribes. After the collapse of the Roman Empire
many different empires took control of Austria. In 955 the ...

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