Business Directory Austria
Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a federal republic and a landlocked country of roughly 8.5 million people in Central Europe. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 square kilometers and has an alpine climate. Austria's terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 meters, and its highest point is 3,798 meters.
Austria is one of the richest countries in the world, with a nominal per capita GDP of $52,216 (2014 est.). The country has developed a high standard of living and in 2011 was ranked 19th in the world for its Human Development Index.
Austria is on the position 45 by nominal GDP (gross domestic product) and on place 16 by PPP (purchasing power parity).