Interesting facts about Austria in 2023

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  1. Austria is one of the 12 richest countries in the world in terms of GDP (Gross domestic product) per capita, which is $41,800 (2011 est.). It has a well-developed social market economy, and a high standard of living;
  2. Most of the population is Catholic, they make up 90%, 6% are Protestants, mostly Lutherans;
  3. Almost 90% of the population speak German, which is also the official language;
  4. The country’s unemployment rate is among the lowest in the EU country;
  5. Over 60% of Austria’s electricity is supplied by renewable sources;
  6. Austria has given the world many famous classical music composers, including Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Liszt, J.Strauss, Mahler, and Bruckner;
  7. The first ever Youth Winter Olympics was held in Austria in 2012;
  8. About half of Austrian men are overweight, while around one-fifth of Austrian women are overweight;
  9. The Krimml Falls, with a height of 380 meters, are amongst the highest waterfalls of Europe;
  10. Tiergarten Schönbrunn of Vienna, founded in 1752 is the oldest zoological garden in the world.

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