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The 'von' trap: Austrian battle over three noble letters  The Guardian

Niklaus von Steiger is challenging the law that bans use of the aristocratic prefix.

The Guardian
Boone native returns from Austria  Boone News-Republican

My name is Emma Hyatt and I am a 2015 graduate of Boone High School and a soon-to-be 2019 graduate of Luther College. I am the assistant principal double ...

Boone News-Republican
Austria forms ORCID consortium  EurekAlert

The newly formed ORCID Austria consortium is the result of several years of nationwide discussion about the introduction of a person identifier in the Austrian ...

Austrian government picks Vienna hospital chief to head state holding company's board  Reuters

The Austrian government has chosen the director of a Vienna hospital, who is a political ally of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, to head a holding company it set up ...

Pressure grows in Austria for paternity leave for all  Channel NewsAsia

Austria's leaders are coming under increasing pressure to grant statutory paternity leave to all fathers, despite fierce resistance in business ...

Channel NewsAsia
PGI expands fund business in Austria  Investment Europe

Principal Global Investors (PGI) has expanded its fund business in Austria and makes five of its investment solutions available to Austrian investors.

Investment Europe
Modell Rechnungshof: Chef der Statistik Austria schlägt Reform vor  nachrichten.at

WIEN. Bundeskanzleramt dementiert, dass es Pläne gebe, die Kommunikation des Statistikamtes zu übernehmen.

Austria calls for European stance on Huawei to ensure competition  KFGO News

VIENNA (Reuters) - Europe should agree a joint position on whether or not Chinese firm Huawei is allowed to equip 5G networks for next-generation mobile ...

Austrian Statistics Office Dragged Into Tussle Over Independence  Bloomberg

Austria's statistics office has become the latest institution embroiled in a lingering battle between Europe's economic policy establishment and populist ...

Austria Is Ordered to Pay $1.7 Million for House Where Hitler Was Born  The New York Times

A decades-long dispute involving the house where Hitler was born took a new turn on Thursday, as a court in Austria ordered the country's government to pay ...

The New York Times
Austria bans symbols of PKK, Turkish Grey Wolves, and Muslim Brotherhood  Kurdistan24

The Austrian Interior Ministry on Monday banned the flags and symbols for 13 political organizations from various parts of the world, including the Kurdistan ...

Austria: Organic boom continues  FreshPlaza.com

Almost 9% of the *fresh* food retail products (LEH) are organic products. The highest percentage is recorded with regard to eggs. An average of 148 euros a year ...

German car toll and deportation law stokes EU criticism in Austria  EURACTIV

A European Court of Justice decision on Germany's controversial motorway toll and a proposed tightening of deportation laws for asylum seekers has stoked the ...

Austria 2019 - Gift & Incentive Cards Market Size and Forecast (2014-2023): Analysis on Business & Retail Consumer Spending Pattern, Attitude and Behaviour - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Austria Gift Cards and Incentive Cards Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics - Market Size and Forecast ...

Business Wire
Austria Bans Two Croatian Ustasa Symbols  Balkan Insight

The Austrian Interior Ministry has placed two insignia of the World War II-era Croatian fascist Ustasa movement on its list of banned symbols.

Balkan Insight
Hagerstown's Brooks dominates in Austria  Herald-Mail Media

Representing the U.S., Aaron Brooks dominated on the international stage at the Flatz Open on Saturday.

Herald-Mail Media
T-Mobile Austria deploys TEOCO's SmartCM to improve network operations  RealWire

The group contract enables SmartCM to support T-Mobile affiliates across EuropeFAIRFAX, VA., USA – 14 February 2019 – TEOCO, the leading provider of ...

Austria's Mr Wine Signs Off  Wine-Searcher

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board's long-serving chief Willi Klinger is stepping down. James Lawrence asks why. Read the latest wine news & features on ...

Maxdome Acquires Dutch Crime Drama ‘Mocro Maffia’ Germany, Austria (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety

Netherlands-based sales agent Dutch Features has sold RTL's upcoming crime series “Mocro Maffia” to Maxdome, the streaming *service* of the 7TV joint venture ...

Gay Austrian policeman wins long fight for justice  BBC News

Austria must compensate an ex-policeman who was sacked in 1976 for sexual indecency with minors and who lost 25% of his police pension, the European ...

BBC News
Austria to recognize Guaido if Venezuela's Maduro does not call election  Reuters

Austria will acknowledge Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president if Nicolas Maduro does not respond to the European Union's call for a ...

Rothschilds Sell Last Piece of Austrian Empire After 200 Years  Bloomberg

It's the end of an era for the Rothschilds in Austria. Once the Habsburg empire's top financier, the family that started to do business in Vienna around 1815 is ...

In Germany And Austria, Visits To Radon Health Spas Are Covered By Health Insurance  Forbes

In Germany and Austria, radon therapy at upscale spas in old mines is covered by health insurance. But what is known about the advertised health benefits and ...

S. Korean PM thanks Austria for supporting peace process on Korean Peninsula  The Korea Herald

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Thursday expressed his gratitude for Austria's support for the peace process on the Korean Peninsula in his ...

The Korea Herald
Dundee student to umpire prestigious European hockey tournament in Austria  Evening Telegraph

An Abertay sports student has been selected to umpire a prestigious European hockey tournament in Vienna. Carly Edward will umpire at the women's event in ...

Evening Telegraph
Austrian president opposes Jerusalem embassy move in Ramallah visit  Haaretz

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said on Tuesday that he opposes moving foreign embassies in Israel to Jerusalem, stressing this stance has been ...

DeMONT: The special guest at their Austrian wedding? The Halifax Public Gardens bench where they got engaged  TheChronicleHerald.ca

When I ask Dominik Kunz over the phone if he is a romantic guy, he hems and haws and makes that sheepish, throat-clearing sound that can be characteristic of ...

bernardo bader reconstructs a ruinous chapel over the mountains of austria  Designboom

the bernardo bader architekten salgenreute chapel is a complete reconstruction of the pre-existing, nearly 200 year old lourdes chapel.

Horner and Leard set to jet to Austria for 2019 FIH Indoor World Cup  Lithgow Mercury

After displaying finesse at the 2019 Australian Indoor Hockey Festival, Lithgow hockey players 24-year-old Brandan Horner and 22-year-old Amelia Leard have ...

Lithgow Mercury
'Austria bears shared responsibility for the Holocaust,' president says  i24NEWS

The Austrian president, Alexander Van der Bellen, was welcomed by his Israeli counterpart on Monday, as he began a visit of the Jewish state. Israel's Reuven ...

Court orders Austria to pay €1.5 million for Hitler house  DW (English)

A court has told the Austrian government to pay more than a million euros to the former owner of the house where Adolf Hitler was born. It had bought the ...

DW (English)
Kantersieg von Austria und LASK, Altach nur 2:2  Krone.at

Die Wiener Austria präsentierte sich im letzten Testspiel gegen Drittligist Traiskirchen in Torlaune! Drei Tore von Monschein, ein ...

Europe: Controlled avalanche in Austria  KOKH FOX25

Parts of Switzerland, Germany and Austria have been experiencing unusually heavy snowfalls. This is the reason why Austrian authorities are conducting ...

Mahathir in Austria: World's oldest and youngest leaders meet  The Straits Times

VIENNA - The meeting between Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has created history as a meeting ...

The Straits Times
UPDATE 1-Austria's FACC cuts profit forecast due to A380 production stop  Reuters

(Adds detail, CEO, background). VIENNA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Austrian plane parts maker FACC cut its forecast for 2018/19 operating profit to almost 40 million ...

Where survivors of sexual abuse are sued by the perpetrators  CNN

In the era of #MeToo, the Austrian skiing community has been rocked by allegations of historical sexual abuse. But some sexual abuse survivors say Austria's ...

Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others  CNBC

Apple and Amazon are among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organization NOYB, which cited their failure to comply with the ...

Austrian opposition call on interior minister to step down  POLITICO.eu

Herbert Kickl of the far-right Freedom Party questioned the European Convention on Human Rights.

Wengen downhill: Vincent Kriechmayr wins prestigious race - CNN  CNN

Throughout the years no country has dominated the prestigious Wengen downhill quite like Austria -- and no country has dominated men's skiing in 2019 quite ...

Hungary starts infringement procedure against Austria over child benefit reforms  Budapest Business Journal

Hungary initiated an infringement procedure against Austria on Tuesday over changes introduced by the government in Vienna to the country's child benefit ...

Budapest Business Journal
Salzburg city guide: where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Austria’s musical heartland  The Independent

With its backdrop of mountains, hilltop fortress and cathedral-sized beer houses, Salzburg ranks as one of Europe's most spectacular destinations. It's also got a ...

The Independent
President Trump to meet young Austrian Chancellor Kurz  FOX13 Memphis

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump will host Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz next week at the White House.

FOX13 Memphis
Austria's far-right puts into question international rights conventions  EURACTIV

Austria's far-right Interior Minister Herbert Kickl was accused by the opposition of threatening the rule of law Wednesday (23 January) after he appeared to call ...

Snowed-in Austrian nuns insist they're staying put  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Authorities in Austria tried to reach dozens of Catholic nuns whose Alpine monastery has been cut off from the world for days because of heavy snowfall.

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat
How To Ski or Snowboard the Austrian Alps for Half the Price of U.S. Resorts  Maxim

“We don't measure our ski areas in acres but in square miles,” said my guide, an American transplant from Seattle who came to Austria to ski 20 years ago and ...

Austrian Good Friday law 'discriminatory,' top EU court rules  DW (English)

The European Court of Justice has ruled in favor of Markus Achatzi, who sued his company for extra pay for working on Good Friday. In Austria, only members of ...

DW (English)
Austrian Jewish leader: No reason for Israel to end boycott of far-right FPOe  The Times of Israel

Oskar Deutsch, accompanying Austria's president here this week, praises Jerusalem's no-contact stance on FPOe as 'Jewish foreign policy,' says the party is ...

The Times of Israel
Austria picks PAENDA for Eurovision 2019 Singer PAENDA has been chosen by Austrian broadcaster ORF to  Eurovision.tv

Singer PAENDA has been chosen by Austrian broadcaster ORF to represent the country at the 64th Eurovision Song Contest. Her song 'Limits' will be presented ...

ECJ opinion sides against Austria over German autobahn toll  DW (English)

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on Wednesday issued an opinion siding with Germany over its controversial plan to impose tolls ultimately ...

DW (English)
Jail terms for Austrian far-right group trying to incite coup  DW (English)

A court in Austria has jailed members of a far-right group that tried to initiate an army-led overthrow. The 42-year-old woman at the helm received a 14-year ...

DW (English)
60 percent of people Austria expelled in 2018 wer Europeans  B92

More than 60 percent of the expelled persons are from European countries, according to the Austrian radio OE1. A majority of those are are Slovaks, Serbs, ...

UPDATE 1-A1 Telekom Austria books 30 pct profit drop, but ups dividend  Reuters

(Adds detail, outlook, CEO). VIENNA, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A1 Telekom Austria reported a 30 percent fall in its full-year net profit on Tuesday, hurt by investment in ...

Austrian chancellor is meeting the internet CEOs he's going to tax in Davos  Accounting Today

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week the heads of the internet giants he's targeting with a tax package.

Accounting Today
10 Austrian startups to watch in 2019  EU-Startups

This mountainous country is not only home to the awesome tech event Pioneers Festival, but also to a growing number of successful startups. The Austrian ...

Tim Cook's continuing Davos meetings include leaders of Austria, Italy & Dubai  AppleInsider

Apple CEO Tim Cook is apparently meeting with a host of world leaders during his visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Austrian Gymnast Stuns Viewers With Impossible Plane Seat Contortion (PHOTOS)  Sputnik International

“This is how the plane seats originally were originally designed to fit people,” one user commented. Stefanie Millinger, 26, an Austrian gymnast, has uploaded a ...

Sputnik International
Why Graz is greener: London to Austria in Jaguar's biggest selling E-Pace  Autocar

The E-Pace is built on the same production line as the electric I-Pace. We take a road trip to Austria to investigate how.

Austrian Airlines announces expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv route | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Lufthansa Group's Austrian Airlines has announced the expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv flights. As of February 17, three additional round-trip weekly.

Travel News | eTurboNews
Austria's Kurz ready for more talks with UK to stop disorderly Brexit  Reuters

Austria would support granting Britain more time for negotiations to avoid it crashing out of the European Union with no exit deal, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger meets Austrian chancellor for talks ahead of climate change summit  Euronews English

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger met with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Tuesday for talks ahead of the R20 Austrian World Summit on climate ...

Euronews English
Marcel Hirscher: The greatest ski racer of all time?  CNN

How do you judge greatness in sport? Can you even compare athletes from different eras? Two classic bar room topics with no finite answers.

Twitter up in arms after ex-Austrian MP says that girls wear headscarves to avoid migrant assaults  RT

An interview with an ex-MP suggesting that Austrian-born girls wear headscarves to hide the fact they aren't Muslims and to prevent assaults from migrants on ...

US, Austrian foreign ministers discuss fighting against terrorism - الشؤون السياسية - 14/02/2019  Kuwait News Agency

WARSAW, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks on Thursday with his Austrian counterpart, Karin Kneissi, on sidelines of the ...

Kuwait News Agency
Dr M, Austrian chancellor discuss strengthening trade, bilateral ties  Malay Mail

VIENNA, Jan 21 — Malaysia and Austria can do more both in terms of trade and bilateral ties. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said this today at a joint ...

Malay Mail
Royal mystery: Austrian feared kidnapped safe with family  Charlotte Observer

Austrian police say an 88-year-old woman with links to Austro-Hungarian nobility who was the feared victim of a brazen daytime kidnapping has surfaced ...

Charlotte Observer
Avalanche races down Austrian mountain  AccuWeather.com

A woman was shoveling snow when she heard an avalanche racing downhill on the mountainside near her home in Austria, on Jan. 14. No one was injured in ...

WATCH: Structure in Austria completely covered by snow - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

Talk to ABC 36 News anchors, reporters and meteorologists. When you see news happening, share it! We'd love to hear from you.

Austrian Chancellor Kurz Announces Meeting with President Trump  Breitbart

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has confirmed that he will be visiting President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. later this month with the meeting focused ...

Ekinops Enables Seamless IP Migration of ISDN Services for Hutchison Drei Austria  GuruFocus.com

Austrian carrier realizes pain-free digital transformation, continuing to deliver legacy fixed-line services without end-user disruption. PR Newswire. PARIS, Feb.

Austrian president says Givat Haviva brings 'message of hope to the world'  The Jerusalem Post

In 2016, the Austrian government presented its Intercultural Achievement Award in the Innovation category to Givat Haviva's Center for a Shared Society.

The Jerusalem Post
Austrian Capital Vienna Develops Reward Token for Citizens in Partnership With University  Cointelegraph

News. The Austrian capital, Vienna, is currently developing a blockchain-based token as a part of an incentive program, digital innovation news outlet Trending ...

Austrian Regulator Warns Against FX Broker Tradeinvest90  Finance Magnates

The Austrian financial regulator (FMA) has warned residents to exercise caution while dealing with FX and CFDs broker Celestial Trading Ltd / Tradeinvest90.

Finance Magnates
Trumpet-playing Austrian Valentin Senn gets a football scholarship on his first trip to America  ESPN

Talk about a souvenir! The 6-foot-7, 280-pound offensive lineman earned nine scholarship offers during a two-week trip to America before committing to ...

Skiing Roundup: Austrian Wins Crash-Halted Downhill  Valley News

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany — Austrian skier Stephanie Venier edged Olympic champion Sofia Goggia to win her first World Cup in a crash-interrupted ...

Valley News
International nuclear and radiation training unites Austrian and American CBRN community  United States Army

Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense organizations exist across the world. Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and partner ...

United States Army
Austrian premier Kurz calls on UK to defer Brexit date  Financial Times

Chancellor says 'offer is on the table' to avoid no-deal scenario.

Financial Times
Austria's Young Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Is Bringing the Far-Right Into the Mainstream  TIME

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz couldn't beat Austria's populist insurgents in the Freedom Party. So he offered them a seat at the table.

Austria Author Publishes Book on Life and Love  PR Leap

In This Book the Author Explains the Relationship between Human Beings and Planet Earth.

PR Leap
Austrian firm Muenzer sets up biodiesel plant  The Hindu

Muenzer Bioindustrie GmbH, a company in Central Europe, has set up a 'energy from waste' biodiesel plant in Navi Mumbai. Muenzer Bharat Pvt. Ltd., the ...

The Hindu
Schnitzel Express food truck in Fort Myers puts old Austrian-German Restaurant on wheels  The News-Press

The owners of the former Austrian-German Restaurant in Fort Myers have turned their concept into a new food truck: the Schnitzel Express.

The News-Press
France's Clement Noel holds off Austrians to win World Cup slalom  ESPN

Clement Noel held off a fierce Austrian challenge to win a World Cup slalom Sunday for his first career win.

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl  STL.News

United States - The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin.

Dinner for Austrian chancellor  Yonhap News Agency

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon (L) toasts with visiting Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz during a dinner at Lee's official residence in Seoul on Feb.

Yonhap News Agency
Salzburg summit: Austria leads EU's anti-migrant drive  BBC News

Memories of the 2015 crisis on its borders makes migration a key focus for Austria's EU leadership.

BBC News
Austria: 5 monks assaulted at Vienna church  KPLC

Austrian police say that five monks have been assaulted at a Vienna church by two people, at least one of whom apparently demanded money and valuables.

Three German skiers killed in Austrian avalanche  The Guardian

Three German skiers were found dead and a fourth is missing after they were swept away in an avalanche near the Austrian ski resort of Lech am Arlberg, police ...

The Guardian
Avalanche Kills 3 German Skiers in Austria With 4th Still Missing  TIME

Three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in Austria and a fourth is missing, police said Sunday amid snow in the northern Alps.

Teenage Australian boy killed in Austrian avalanche while skiing with family  The Guardian

Sixteen-year-old dies after he was swept away while skiiing at St Anton am Arlberg.

The Guardian
A new museum captures Austria’s ambivalence about its past  The Economist

MODERN AUSTRIA turned 100 on November 12th and, as a present, gave itself a history museum. Its first exhibition includes a towering wooden horse that ...

The Economist
Austria to cut benefits for immigrants with poor language skills  The Telegraph

Foreigners who have moved to Austria but have not yet picked up the language are set to be hit by a controversial reform to the country's social welfare system, ...

The Telegraph
Austria plans digital tax while EU keeps working on its own levy  Reuters

VIENNA, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Having failed to broker a deal on a digital tax during its European Union presidency, Austria said on Saturday it planned to introduce ...

Austrian women celebrate country's first same-sex marriage  NBCNews.com

BERLIN — Two Austrian women are the first same-sex couple to officially tie the knot in the predominantly Catholic country, following years of legal challenges ...

In Austria’s Art Scene, the Ideas Are Big (but the Turnout Isn’t)  The New York Times

A festival, a gallery collaboration and a fair reveal the ambitions and the limitations of the country's contemporary art scene.

The New York Times
Five dead, two missing in heavy snow storms in Austria  RTE.ie

Three skiers and two snowshoe hikers have died as heavy snow and avalanches hit Austria, isolating several areas of the mountainous country, authorities have ...

More snow and strong winds for Germany, Austria  Aljazeera.com

As blocked weather pattern matures, it will generate heavy snow and strong winds in parts of Europe.

Rep. King met with far-right Austrians on trip funded by Holocaust memorial group  Washington Post

Rep. Steve King met with members of a far-right Austrian party with historical Nazi ties during a European trip financed by a Holocaust memorial group.

Washington Post
Austria’s far-right ordered a raid on its own intelligence service. Now allies are freezing the country out.  The Washington Post

VIENNA — The raids came without warning, surprising even the intelligence operatives whose job is to never be caught off guard. On the morning of Feb.

The Washington Post
Vienna, nest of spies: Why Austria is still centre for espionage  BBC News

I watched from a distance as a chartered maroon and white plane from New York, carrying 10 Russian spies, parked on the runway at Vienna airport next to a ...

BBC News
$80 Billion Locked in a Golden Cage in Austria May Be Freed  Bloomberg

Austria is trying to free about 70 billion euros ($80 billion) of capital locked in a “golden cage” the country created a few decades ago.


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Austria (/ ˈ ɒ s t r i ə / (), / ˈ ɔː s-/; German: Österreich [ˈøːstɐraɪç] ()), officially the Republic of Austria (German: Republik Österreich, listen (help · info)), is a country of nearly 9 million people in Central Europe.It 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 ...
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Austria, largely mountainous landlocked country of south-central Europe.Together with Switzerland, it forms what has been characterized as the neutral core of Europe, notwithstanding Austria’s full membership since 1995 in the supranational European Union (EU).
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Austria (German: Österreich, literally "the Eastern Realm" or "Eastern Empire") is a landlocked alpine German speaking country in Central Europe bordering Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, Germany and Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east and Slovenia and Italy to the south. Austria, along with neighbouring Switzerland, is the winter sports capital of Europe.
An Independent Austria Establishes Constitutional Neutrality . After World War II, the United States and Britain declared the Austrians a “liberated” people, but the Russians prolonged the occupation.
Austria is a party to the Schengen Agreement.Visit the Embassy of Austria’s website for the most current visa and entry requirement information.. Passports should be valid for at least six months beyond your stay.; You may enter Austria for up to 90 days for tourist and business purposes without a visa.; Prospective residents or anyone intending to stay longer than 90 days must obtain the ...
The Alps march across this image of Autumnal (early October) southern Europe. On either side of and above the Alps are the countries of (from left to right) France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, and Slovenia, while below the Alps is Italy.

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Austria ( (listen), ; German: Österreich [ˈøːstɐraɪç] (listen)), officially the Republic of Austria (German: Republik Österreich, listen ), is a country of nearly 9 million people in Central Europe. It 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. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi). The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other local official languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.Austria is a federal republic with a parliamentary representative democracy comprising nine federated states. The capital and largest city, with a population exceeding 1.8 million, is Vienna. Other major urban areas of Austria include Graz, Linz, Salzburg and Innsbruck. Austria is consistently ranked as one of the richest countries in the world by per capita GDP terms. The country has developed a high standard of living and in 2018 was ranked 20th in the world for its Human Development Index. The republic declared its perpetual neutrality in foreign political affairs in 1955. Austria has been a member of the United Nations since 1955, joined the European Union in 1995, and is a founder of the OECD. Austria also signed the Schengen Agreement in 1995, and adopted the euro currency in 1999.