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  Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Austria is a parliamentary representative democracy consisting of nine federal states and is one of two European countries that have declared permanent neutrality, the other being Switzerland.
During the 14th and 15th Austria continued to expand its territory until it reached the position of a European imperial power at the end of the 15th century until the end of the Habsburg monarchy in 1918.
Austria was the cradle of numerous scientists including physicists Ludwig Boltzmann, Lise Meitner, Erwin Schrödinger, Ernst Mach, Wolfgang Pauli, Richard von Mises and Christian Doppler, philosophers Ludwig Wittgenstein and Karl Popper, biologists Gregor Mendel and Konrad Lorenz as well as mathematician Kurt Gödel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Austria   (3084 words)

 Flag of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to legend, the flag was invented by Duke Leopold V of Austria (1157-1194) while he was involved in a fierce battle during the Crusades.
In fact, the flag was designed in the 13th century by Duke Frederick II of Austria (1210-1246; known as 'Frederick the Quarrelsome'), the last of the Babenberg dynasty.
The oldest source for the new flag is contained in a seal kept in the monastery of Lilienfeld (Lower Austria), dated November 30, 1230.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Austria   (238 words)

The type of eagle on the flag drawn by Željko Heimer is that used by the Western Austrian flag factory; the flag drawn by Peter Diem is that used by the Eastern Austrian flag factory.
The state flag is a triband with the coat of arms in the middle.
The red white red flag with the coat of arms is used as the Government flag and by the army.
flagspot.net /flags/at.html   (857 words)

 Austria - Wikitravel
Austria (German: Österreich) is a land-locked alpine country in Central Europe bordering with 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 is a member of the European Union and the Eurozone.
Austria has many great universities, and Graz in particular is renowned as a center of learning, with no less than six universities.
wikitravel.org /en/Austria   (5201 words)

 Flag symbols: Austria - the eagle's powers (abstract)
It is the oldest flag in the world after the Danish one.
The Austrian State flag carries a coat of arms in its middle, which was introduced in 1919.
Of course, both flags were not used between the 'Anschluss' incorporating Austria into the third Reich in 1938 and the liberation in 1945.
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 Austrian Press & Information Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The coat of arms and flag appeared under Duke Friedrich II and a seal in use after November 30, 1230, and a seal dated December 18, 1254, shows the Austrian standard bearer with the same flag.
During the 16th century, the red-white-red flag was born proudly by Austria's fleet as a naval battle ensign and mercantile flag.
The red-white-red flag super-imposed with the double-headed eagle bearing the red-white-red banded shield was the flag of the Austrian merchant navy until 1869 and-at least de facto-the national flag and battle ensign of the dual monarchy until 1918.
www.austria.org /nat_flag.shtml   (738 words)

 Austria - MaxTravelz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Austria's connections with neighbouring Germany are excellent, and all other neighbours are connected by at least two trains per day.
Austria has many great universities, and Graz in particular is renowned as a centre of learning, with no less than six universities.
From the UK Austria can be called at local rate by dialling 0845 2442442 followed by the phone number.
www.maxtravelz.com /austria.htm   (4889 words)

 Austria Flag, Austria History, Culture of Austria, Economy of Austria, Flag of Austria
Austria has a rich heritage in art work which includes wood carvings, Gobelins tapestries, hand-carved and hand-painted chests, intricately forged grates and other ironwork, stained-glass windows, Augarten porcelain from Vienna, lace, and leatherwork.
Austria is also known as the land of music and has seen the birth of many a musicians and composers like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Anton Bruckner, Joseph Haydn…the list can go on and on.
The flag of Austria consists of three equal horizontal bands - red on the top, white in the middle and again red at the bottom.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/austria1.html   (396 words)

 Austria Flag - World Flags 101 - Austrian Flags
Legend has it that Duke Leopold V. of Austria (1157-1194) was involved in a battle during the Crusades, and after the fight his white battledress was soaked in blood.
The Austrian flag originated when Duke Friedrich II (1210-1246) wanted Austria to become more independent of the Roman Empire so he and adopted the red-white-red flag in 1230.
The Austrian and Danish flags are believed to be among the oldest national flag designs in the world.
www.worldflags101.com /a/austria-flag.aspx   (267 words)

 Vienna flag riot, 1798 (Austria)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The French Tricolor flag was relatively new in 1798 and Balzer might not have been an ocular witness of the riot and might have reconstructed the flag from a vague oral description.
However, it is known that the French Tricolor flag did not have a fixed design in the first years after his adoption.
The Tricolor flag was the symbol of the French Republic, and all the European absolute monarchies were threatened by the propagation of the revolutionary ideas in their countries.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/at_vfrio.html   (695 words)

 Flags of the World
The colors of the Austrian flag date to the twelfth century.
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/austria.htm   (109 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Austria
Famous for its spectacular mountain scenery, Austria is no longer the dominant political force it was in Central Europe under the Hapsburg dynasty which ruled until the first world war.
Austria's relations with the European Union were severely strained after some states imposed sanctions in protest.
Austria's public broadcaster, Oesterreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), has long-dominated the airwaves, but now faces growing competition for audiences from private broadcasters, particularly in Vienna.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1032215.stm   (686 words)

 Flag of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The flag of Austria is one of the oldest flags and its origin is only understood through a legend.
Thus the red and white colors of the flag in horizontal stripes are used to represent Austria.
The red of the flag symbolizes the blood spilled by the enemies of Austria and the white is for the purity of the Austrian intention to protect their nation.
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 austria flag Outdoor Decor - Compare Prices and Reviews - Shop Smart at Shopzilla!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Austria - Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The flag is modelled on the French tricolour.
The design was identical to the Rwandan tricolour, obliging that country to modify its flag.
tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/countryfacts/austria_flag.html   (198 words)

 flag of Burgenland (Austria) flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It was the only territorial gain for Austria following that war (at the same time she lost a lot more territory to Czechoslovakia, Poland, Yugoslavia (a country which hadn't got that name yet), Italy, Romania...).
In Die Symbole Österreichs by Peter Diem [die95] the field of the arms is shown as gold, while the bottom field of the flag is yellow.
Or, standing upon a rock sable an eagle regardant wings displayed gules, langued of the same, crowned and armed of the first, on his breast an escutcheon paly of four, of the third and white fur, fimbriated of the field, and in dexter and sinister cantons two crosslets paty sable.
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 Austria - Country Profile - Österreich - Austria visitors guide
Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies, Austria's 1955 State Treaty declared the country "permanently neutral" as a condition of Soviet military withdrawal.
A prosperous country, Austria joined the European Union in 1995 and the euro monetary system in 1999.
Austria presented by the Austrian Cultural Institute (ACI) New York.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/austria.htm   (713 words)

 History of the Peruvian Flag (1822)
I saw the same flag in a magazine for Peruvian pupils about history: the sun was the same.
This Enciclopedya reproce mainly the flags plates from Flaggenbuch 1905 [ruh05].
Identical to the current and contemporary flag of Austria.
www.fotw.net /flags/pe_1822.html   (361 words)

 Flag of Austria Quiz/Printout - EnchantedLearning.com
The flag of Austria is a red and white horizontal triband that was re-adopted on May 1, 1945, after World War 2.
This red and white striped flag is one of the oldest national flags in Europe and has been used since in Austria since at least the year 1191.
The red and white colors in this flag are taken from a legend in which the Duke Leopold V of Austria was blood-soaked from the Battle of Ptolemais in 1191, and only a strip of white remained under his sword belt.
www.zoomdinosaurs.com /europe/austria/flag/flagquizbw.shtml   (207 words)

 Austria Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and red Economy Austria Top of Page.
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 Vienna (Austria)
In other books the pictures are smaller, and it is difficult to tell whether they are actually part of the flag.
There were clearly those of the European Union, Austria and Styria.
When making the flag and arms law in 1998, the authorities of Vienna insisted on the fl lines in what they described as a "Gothic" shield.
www.fotw.net /flags/at-wi.html   (243 words)

 austria flag and description
The Austrian flag, originally adopted in 1918, was officially adopted (again) in 1945, after being banned during World War II.
Stripes of red and white have been a collective emblem of Austria for over 800 years, and their first usage on the flag occured in 1191.
According to long established legend, the red and white flag (above) was designed to resemble the bloodstained white coat worn by the Duke of Austria during a fierce battle.
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 Austrian Flag - Flag of Austria
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Austria stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
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 Austria, Map and Flag
Austria, with its well-developed market economy and high standard of living, is closely tied to other EU economies, especially Germany's.
To meet increased competition from both EU and Central European countries, Austria will need to emphasize knowledge-based sectors of the economy, continue to deregulate the service sector, and lower its tax burden.
A key issue is the encouragement of much greater participation in the labor market by its ageing population.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Austria.html?pl=10   (1309 words)

 Mirago : Reference: Flags: Regional: Austria
Austria - Flags, coats of arms, and anthems for the country and its provinces.
Flags of the World: Austria - Description and history.
Theodora.com: Flag of Austria - Small and large images of the flag along with links to country facts.
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Membership in the EU has drawn an influx of foreign investors attracted by Austria's access to the single European market and proximity to the new EU economies.
Weak domestic consumption and slow growth in Europe have held the economy to growth rates of 0.4% in 2002, 1.4% in 2003, 2.4% in 2004, and 1.8% in 2005.
To meet increased competition from both EU and Central European countries, particularly the new EU members, Austria will need to continue restructuring, emphasizing knowledge-based sectors of the economy, and encouraging greater labor flexibility and greater labor participation by its aging population.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/au.html   (1310 words)

 "Nie wieder Hiroshima" flag (Austria)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Here is a flag that was seen at an anti-nuclear demonstration in Vienna.
It's fitting that it is on a flag...
My natural reading of the rainbow is the covenant of God with human race that He will never again allow the world-wide destruction (Biblical story of Noah).
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 eBay - austria patch flag, Historical Memorabilia, Collectibles items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Austria Eagle Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Slow growth in Germany and elsewhere in the world held the economy to 0.7% growth in 2001, 1.4% in 2002, and again less than 1% in 2003.
For 2005, Austria plans a tax cut of EURO 2.5 billion and harmonization of the various pension schemes.
To meet increased competition from both EU and Central European countries, particularly the new EU members, Austria will need to emphasize knowledge-based sectors of the economy, continue to deregulate the service sector, and lower its tax burden.
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 erroneous flag: Schladming, Steiermark (Austria)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I suspect it is a kind of souvenir the city of Furano (Japan) got from the city of Schladming.
It appears that those Schladmingers are more interested in skiing than in having their own flag.
Examples are the so-called "municipal flags" of Schladming and Weng bei Admont (both in Styria, Austria).
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/at-s!sld.html   (203 words)

 About Austria - Location, Flag, Map, Weather, Transportation
There are 55 airports in Austria, 24 of which are paved.
There are 200,000 Km of highways in Austria.
There are 358 Km of waterways in Austria.
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