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  Countries of the European Union

 
Austrian flag (Audiovisual Library European Commission) Austria
Capital: Vienna
Language: German
Population: 8 million
Currency: The euro

President: Thomas Klestil
Chancellor: Wolfgang Schuessel (outgoing)

Chancellor Schuessel
Chancellor Schuessel

Special dates: St Stephen's Day, 26 December

Famous for:

  • The Sound of Music musical
  • Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Wiener Schnitzel - tasty food!

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