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  States of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Since Austria is a federal republic according to the constitutional framework of Austrian politics, Austria's nine provinces are customarily referred to as States of Austria or Bundesländer, singular Bundesland.
In terms of boundaries, the State of Salzburg is equivalent to the former Austro-Hungarian Duchy of Salzburg, where Austria-Hungary was the wide-stretching multinational empire from whose ethnically Germanic kernel the Republic of Austria emerged when the empire was torn apart by nationalist and republicanist forces near the end of World War I.
The provinces of Upper Austria and Lower Austria are mostly equivalent to what formerly were the two semi-autonomous halves of the Archduchy of Austria, a principality which formed the empire's historic heartland and which had to cede significant tracts of land to Czechoslovakia in the aftermath of the empire's dissolution.
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 Constitution of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Austria's state constitutions congruently define the states to be unicameral parliamentary democracies; each state is outfitted with a legislature elected by popular vote and a cabinets appointed by said legislature.
Austria's government structure is thus highly similar to that of incomparably larger federal republics such as Germany or the United States.
Austria's presidents are largely content with their ceremonial role, strive for the role of impartial mediator and dignified Elder Statesperson, and consistently steer clear of the murky waters of hands-on politics.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Federal_Constitution_(Austria)   (2470 words)

  
 Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Austria is a parliamentary representative democracy consisting of nine federal states and is one of two European countries that have declared their everlasting neutrality.
The territory of Austria was conquered by the Romans during the reign of Augustus and made a province of Rome in 16 BC.
Austria has been a federal, parliamentary democracy republic since the Federal Constitution of 1920, which was again reintroduced in 1945 to the nine states of the Federal Republic.
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 Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Republic of Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe, a federation of nine states.
N.B. Although Austria is a federal republic, its official title is "the Republic of Austria" (not "the Federal Republic of Austria").
Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany in 1938 (the Anschluss).
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 Burgenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Burgenland was given to Austria in 1459 but went to Hungary under King Matthias Corvinus in the peace treaty of Ödenburg (1452).
After the Nazi Anschluss of Austria, the administrative unit Burgenland was dissolved and integrated into the districts of Niederdonau (Lower Danube) and Steiermark (Styria).
On July 27 1989, the Foreign ministers of Austria and Hungary, Alois Mock and Gyula Horn, cut the Iron Curtain (in german: "Eiserner Vorhang") in the village of Klingenbach in a symbolic act with far-reaching consequences.
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 Lower Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) is one of the nine federal states or Bundesländer in Austria.
With a land area of 19,174 km² and a population of almost 1.5 million people, it is the largest state in Austria, and in terms of population second only to Vienna (which also is a federal state).
The Wachau valley, situated between Melk and Krems in the Mostviertel region, is famous for its landscape, culture, and wine.
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 Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations - New York
Several Member States indicated then that they would be prepared to consider an "exit scenario" for domestic political reasons and lack of understanding for the sanctions among their populations as well as in consideration of the Austrian arguments and the patent lack of effect that the measures had had.
Austria regretted that the sanctions were not lifted immediately, but assured the three investigators of the fullest support in their task.
In Austria, the imposition and operation of the sanctions by the 14 EU partners were met with misunderstanding and anger not simply on the part of the Government.
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 Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Republic of Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe, a federation of 9 states.
After being conquered by the Romans, Huns, Lombards, Ostrogoths, Bavarians and Franks, Austria came under the rule of the Babenbergs from the 10th to the 13th century, which were succeeded by the Habsburgs.
Austria has been the birthplace for several famous composers such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Strauss, Sr & Johann Strauss, Jr and Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Alban Berg (last 3 were in the famous Second Viennese School).
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 States of Austria Did You Mean States of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The alpine state of Vorarlberg is an anomaly.
The states of Upper Austria and Lower Austria are mostly equivalent to what formerly were the two semi-autonomous halves of the Archduchy of Austria, a principality which formed the empire's historic heartland and which had to cede significant tracts of land to Czechoslovakia in the aftermath of the empire's dissolution.
Similarly, the state of Carinthia descends from the Duchy of Carinthia, the state of Styria descends from the Duchy of Styria, and the state of Tyrol descends from the Princely County of Tyrol; these provinces had to cede territories to Italy and Yugoslavia when Austria emerged in its present form.
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 Austria (02/05)
The present boundaries of Austria, once the center of the Habsburg Empire that constituted the second-largest state in Europe, were established in accordance with the Treaty of St. Germain in 1919.
Austria is active in the United Nations and experienced in UN peacekeeping efforts.
Austria traditionally has been active in "bridge-building to the east," increasing contacts at all levels with eastern Europe and the states of the former Soviet Union.
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 Austria - Demographic Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Approximately 190,000 men were killed in action in World War I. Increased mortality among the civilian population as a result of the hardships of war and the immediate postwar period and extremely low birth rates resulted in a population decrease of 100,000 between the censuses of 1910 and 1923.
After the mid-1960s, however, there was a substantial and continuous drop in the fertility and birth rates in Austria, generally referred to as the "pill drop-off." In 1974 this trend was further influenced by the legalization of abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Within Austria there are substantial variations in regional patterns of population growth among the indigenous population, in contrast to the immigrant or foreign population.
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 U.S. Commercial Service Austria: Introduction to the Austrian Market
Austria, with a population of 8.1 million, is a small but relatively dynamic EU member country offering export opportunities and an investment market for U.S. companies of all sizes.
Four of Austria’s neighbors joined the EU in May 2004 (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Hungary), transforming Austria geographically from a country on the eastern frontier of the EU to a more central position in the enlarged EU.
One of the drawbacks to Austria’s EU membership is that the plethora of EU directives coming out of Brussels are not always readily implemented in Austria, or are implemented in ways that are seen as unnecessarily burdensome or non-transparent.
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Despite this, he testified that the sole purpose of the mother and child leaving Austria in December of 1994 was for her and the child to visit her family in the United States for two months and then return to Austria.
He stated that there was never any intention or agreement to move back to New York with the child but that he came to New York solely to reconcile with his wife and to eventually return to Austria with petitioner and their son Micah.
He stated that the purpose of interviewing for employment in the United States was not for the job, but to gain a bargaining position for future negotiations with Austrian based companies when he returned there.
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 Upper Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Upper Austria (Oberösterreich) is one of the nine federal states or Bundesländer of Austria.
Upper Austria borders on Germany and the Czech Republic, as well as on the other Austrian states of Lower Austria, Styria, and Salzburg.
Upper Austria is traditionally divided into four sectors: the Hausruckviertel, the Innviertel, the Mühlviertel and the Traunviertel.
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 Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
federal republic, its official title is "the Republic of Austria" (not "the Federal Republic of Austria").
Franks, Austria was under the rule of the
Austria's west and south are situated in the
www.uncg.edu /gar/courses/lixl/380BLS/380Unit2/Lesson2Restoration_files/Austria.htm   (772 words)

  
 Carinthia (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Carinthia (German Kärnten, Slovenian Koroška) is a federal state or Bundesland, located in the south of Austria.
To the East lies the state of Styria and it makes up a continuous valley with the eastern part of the Tyrol to the West.
The once-independent Duchy of Carinthia was historically part of the Holy Roman Empire until it was dissolved in 1806, then a crownland of Austria-Hungary.
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 Austria Details, Meaning Austria Article and Explanation Guide
Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe, a federation of nine states.
The name Austria is derived fron the Medieval Latin form Marchia austracia, which translates as eastern border, being situated as it was at the eastern edge of the empire of Charlemagne.
However, after the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, Austria became increasingly involved in European affairs and, in 1995, Austria joined the European Union then the Euro monetary system in 1999.
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 The Ultimate Austria Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The state is a representative democracy governed in accordance with principles of Parliamentarism.
The empire was split into several independent states after the defeat of the Central Powers in World War I, leading to Austria becoming a republic in 1918.
Austria was annexed by Germany in 1938 (the Anschluss) amongst popular acclaim.
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 Austria States
During World War II, Austria was annexed by Germany, but the Allies never recognized the annexation, and at the end of the war, the status quo ante was restored.
Austria is divided into nine Bundesländer, or simply Länder (states; sing.
Each state is further subdivided into entities of two types: Politischer Bezirk (district) and Statutarstadt (statutory city, or urban district).
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 Representatives of United States, Austria Address Conference on Disarmament
WOLFGANG PETRITSCH (Austria) said that poverty, natural and manmade disasters, diseases such as HIV/AIDS, human rights violations, fanaticism and terrorism were all factors in a mutually reinforcing feedback process of inequality, resentment and violence; the end points of such a process could be the hitherto unimaginable use of weapons of mass destruction.
Austria was a strong supporter of the efforts to adopt a verification protocol to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) which had come to an abrupt end in the summer of 2001, Mr.
Austria would continue to do its utmost to strengthen multilateral approaches to disarmament, arms-control and non-proliferation objectives and was grateful for the trust shown by subscribing States of the Hague Code of Conduct against ballistic missile proliferation in appointing Austria as the immediate central contact for the Code.
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 Welcome to Windstar Technologies. Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Convention shall apply also to any identical or substantially similar taxes which are imposed by a Contracting State {the United States or Austria} after the date of signature of this Convention in addition to, or in place of, the existing taxes.
The competent authorities of the Contracting States {the United States or Austria} shall notify each other of any significant changes which have been made in their respective taxation laws and shall notify each other of any official published material concerning the application of this Convention, including explanations, regulations, rulings, or judicial decisions.
Royalties shall be deemed to arise in a Contracting State {the United States} to the extent that such royalties are paid with respect to the use of, or the right to use, rights or property within that State {the United States}.
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 Arnold Books
Buffalo Soldiers, states Colonel Arnold, is the story of a unique military force activiated in October 1942 - the only fl division to fight in Worl War II as a division, and undoubtedly the last fl division for the United States will ever put into the field.
In 1947 Arnold was sent to Vienna, Austria, to plan the reorganization of United States Forces Austria, to be better prepared to meet the anticipated Soviet threat, and prevent the blockade of Vienna at the time of the Berlin blockade.
After two years at Louisiana State University (LSU), due to her mother's prolonged illness, she was required to drop out for a year and assumed the duties of homemaker for her father, older brother, youngest sister, grandmother and sick mother.
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 USATODAY.com - Austria upsets United States in Fed Cup quarters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Barbara Schwartz beat Lisa Raymond 10-8 in the third set Sunday to clinch Austria's upset of the United States in the Fed Cup quarterfinals.
Austria gained the final four for just the third time (1990, 2002); it never has reached a final.
Austria also knocked out the United States in 2002, when then- captain Billie Jean King kicked Capriati off the team on the eve of the matches.
www.usatoday.com /sports/tennis/fed/2004-07-11-us-austria_x.htm   (563 words)

  
 Austria - Gurupedia
Although the Republic of Austria is a federal republic, it's name is not "Federal Republic of Austria" but "Republic of Austria".
After the defeat of the Nazis, the Allies occupied Austria at the end of World War II until 1955, when the country again became a fully independent republic under the condition that it remained neutral.
The Austrian parliament consists of two chambers, the Bundesrat, which consists of 64 representatives of the states, based on population, and the
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 News from Austria No. 17/97, part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
He said he was convinced that Austria could only benefit from the introduction of the Euro because as an equal partner it could then make use of the "vast potential for joint decision-making".
Austria's two economic research institutes WIFO and AHS have revised the economic growth forecasts for 1997 and 1998 which they published in April of this year.
Given the de facto devaluation of the Austrian Schilling against the currencies of major trading partners (such as Italy, the United States, the United Kingdom and Sweden), the relative unit labour costs (exchange-rate-adjusted) dropped by 3% against the average figure for Austria's trading partners and by 3.5% against the EU average.
www.austria.org /news/27.html   (1246 words)

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