Austria occupies an area of 83,879 km 2 (32,386 sq mi) and has a population of nearly 9 million people. While German is the country's official language, many Austrians communicate informally in a variety of Bavarian dialects. Austria initially emerged as a margraviate around 976 and developed into a duchy and archduchy.
Vienna (/ v i ˈ ɛ n ə / (); German: Wien (); Austro-Bavarian: Wean) is the national capital, largest city, and one of nine states of Austria.Vienna is Austria's most populous city, with about 2 million inhabitants (2.6 million within the metropolitan area, nearly one third of the country's population), and its cultural, economic, and political centre.
Austria (în germană Österreich (ajutor · info), pronunțat în germană /ˈøːstɐˌʁaɪç/), oficial Republica Austria (în germană Republik Österreich), este o țară fără ieșire la mare, populată de circa 8,47 milioane de locuitori aflată în Europa Centrală.