5 days ago · Austria has been a member of the United Nations since 1955 and joined the European Union in 1995. It plays host to the OSCE and OPEC and is a founding member of the OECD and Interpol. Austria also signed the Schengen Agreement in 1995, and adopted the euro currency in 1999.
Jul 20, 2021 · Austria’s unemployment rate fell by 0.3% to 5.5%, which is low by European standards, but still at its second highest rate since the end of World War II, driven by an increased number of refugees and EU migrants entering the labor market. Austria's fiscal position compares favorably with other euro-zone countries.
5 days ago · Austria is positioned between the eastern European countries and central-western Europe, a position that has dictated much of its history. The Danube Valley has always been an important corridor from the West to the Balkans and the Orient .
4 days ago · Austria-Hungary was a multinational state and one of Europe's major powers at the time. Austria-Hungary was geographically the second-largest country in Europe after the Russian Empire, at 621,538 km 2 (239,977 sq mi) and the third-most populous (after Russia and the German Empire).
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5 days ago · The city is located in the eastern part of Austria and is close to the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. These regions work together in a European Centrope border region. Along with nearby Bratislava, Vienna forms a metropolitan region with 3 million inhabitants.
Jul 25, 2021 · Located in Central Europe, Austria is completely landlocked and the vast majority of the German-speaking country is covered by the Alps. As such, most of Austria is very mountainous and lots of alpine valleys, lakes and charming villages and towns can be found scattered among its many foothills.
Jul 16, 2021 · The following is a list of cities and towns in Austria with population of over 10,000 inhabitants. Capitals of the nine federated states are shown in bold type. A list with the United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Locations (UN/LOCODE) and a full list are also provided.
- A. Entry from Countries and Territories with Low Epidemiological Risk
- B. Entry from Areas of Variants of Concern
- C. Entry from Other Countries
- D. General Exemptions
- E. Regulations For Minors
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Travelers who have exclusively been to the United States or another “country or territory with low epidemiological risk” (listed in Annex 1 of the COVID-19 Entry Regulation) in the past 10 days may enter Austria without quarantine or pre-travel-registration if they provide upon entrya certificate of vaccination, a certificate of recovery or a negative COVID-19 test result (see below for specific requirements). If none of those certificates or test results can be provided upon entry, the person seeking entry must take a COVID-19 test at their own expense immediately (max. 24 hours) after arrival. In this case travelers are required to register in advance using the pre-travel clearance form. Countries and territories with low epidemiological risk (as of July 1, 2021): Albania, Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg...
Travelers who have been to an “area of variants of concern” (any country or territory listed in Annex 2) in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter Austria. Areas of variants of concern (as of July 1, 2021): Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The entry ban does not apply for the following groups of persons or to the following travel purposes: 1. Austrian citizens, EU/EEA citizens, and Swiss citizens and all persons living in the same household, 2. Persons with a residence in Austria,the EU/EEA, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, the Vatican or Switzerland, and all persons living in the same household, 3. Holders of a residence permitissued by Austria or an ID card according to § 5 of the International Headquarters Act, 4. Members of diplomatic missions and consular representations as well as employees of international organizations, 5. Entry for professional/commercial reasons,...
Travelers arriving from countries of territories not listed in Annex 1 or Annex 2, or who have been in such a country/territory within the past 10 daysbefore entering Austria, must 1. complete the pre-travel registration form (no earlier than 72 hours before entry), 2. present upon entry a certificate of vaccination/recovery (see requirements above), or a negative molecular-biological COVID-19 test (taken no earlier than 72 hours (PCR test) or 48 hours(rapid/antigen test) before entry), 3. AND must observe a mandatory 10-day quarantine at their residence or at an appropriate accommodation at their own cost. The residence/hotel may not be left for the quarantine period. Quarantine may be terminated upon presentation of a negative COVID-19 test taken no earlier than five days after entry. Fully vaccinated (14 days after the last dose)persons, business travelers, persons subject to a compulsory duty imposed by a court or public authority by Austria, persons entering Austria for unexpec...
Persons entering Austria for the following purposes are not subject to COVID-19 entry restrictions or mandatory quarantine: 1. TRANSIT through Austria without stop or unnecessary delay. A change in mode of transportation is admissible (e.g. plane to train, bus, taxi, etc.) 2. Reception of absolutely necessary medical services if the recipient is either Austrian Citizen, is subject to mandatory health insurance in Austria, or hold a treatment conformation from an Austrian hospital. The absolute medical necessity of the medical services must be certifiedby a licensed physician. One accompanying person is acceptable (certificate of vaccination/recovery or negative COVID-19 test required).Minors under the age of 12 aresubject to the same entry requirements and conditions as the adult under whose supervision they are traveling with exception the testing requirement. (eg. quarantine i...Minors 12 years of age and older are subject to the same entry requirements and conditions as adults.
Please note: This information does not replace legal advice and therefore no legal claims can be based on its use. Additional or legally binding information on these entry requirements can only be provided by the responsible Federal Ministry for Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection: +43 1 71 100 86 22 86 or firstname.lastname@example.org Legal Text: Regulation of the Federal Minister for Social Affairs, Health, Care, and Consumer Protection on entry into Austria in connection with COVID-19 Binding version: BGBl. II Nr. 276/2021 Consolidated version(non binding)
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