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Austria Country Information: Austria is located in central Europe. The capital of Austria is Vienna, located in northeastern Austria. Germany and the Czech Republic border to the north, Slovakia and Hungary border to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein border to the west.
Austria Bordering Countries: Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland
Austria Cities: Amstetten, Bregenz, Dornbirn, Graz, Hallein, Hohenems, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Koflach, Krems, Kufstein, Leibeb, Liezen, Linz, Murzzuschlag, Neuenkirchen, Saalfelden, Salzburg, Steyr, Ternitz, Vienna, Villach, Voitsberg, Wels and Wien (Vienna).
Austria Locations: Achensee, Alpen, Attersee, Bodensee (Lake Constance), Donau (Danube River), Drava River, Inn River, Karwendel Alpen, Lechtaler Alpen, Millstatter See, Mondsee, Mur River, Neusiedler See, Ossiacher See, Stubaier, The Alps, Traun River, Traunsee, Wolfgangsee, Worther See and Zillertaler Alpen.
Austria Natural Resources: The metallic resources of Austria include iron ore, copper, zinc, antimony, magnesite and tungsten. Fossil fuel resources include oil, coal, and lignite. Other resources include timber, graphite, salt and hydropower.
Austria Natural Hazards: Austria has natural hazard issues relating to the land. These include earthquakes, landslides, and avalanches.
Austria Environmental Issues: The land-locked country of Austria has some forest degradation caused by both air and soil pollution. The soil pollution is a result of the use of agricultural chemicals. The air pollution results from emissions by coal- and oil-fired power stations, and industrial plants. Because Austria is strategically located at the crossroads of central Europe, it is also receives air pollution from the trucks transiting between northern and southern Europe.
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