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Key Facts About Austria

Austria is located in central Europe and has been part of the EU since 1995, Austria uses the Euro (€) and the leading language is German (Austria German). Austria's population is roughly 8.8 million.

Austria is part of the Schengen zone.

You can find Austria's telephone dialling code here.

Austria's trade and industry would be in machinery, metallurgical products, textiles and most importantly tourism.

Austria is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west.

Their Foreign Ministry has their own website here.

Useful links

Embassy Information of Austria and Ireland

The Irish Embassy in Austria is located in the capital, Vienna.

The Austrian Embassy in Ireland is in Dublin.

World Bank - Doing Business Reports

A PDF created by World Bank for doing business with Austria in 2019. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.

Sea Ports

View Seaports of Austria on with information on anchorage depth and types of harbours.


Austrian cities with airports and further aviation information.

Tax & VAT Information

Find out about taxes in Austria and how to verify VAT numbers.

Enterprise Ireland in Austria

Enterprise Ireland offer Export Assistance. They have an office that service Austria, located in Germany.

SME United

Austria's SME Association is Wirtschaftskammern Österreichs - WKÖ. You can find out more about their SME association on SMEunited (the association of crafts and SMEs in Europe).

Location of Austria