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Austria a mountainous and land-locked country sits in the heart of Western Europe, and tucked between them is the tiny principality of Liechtenstein. Sixty-two of Austria's total land area is covered by the Austrian Alps. Austria is bordered by eight countries such as Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Hungary, and Switzerland. Vienna is one of the beautiful cities in Europe and the capital city of Austria. About one-fourth of the population of Austria lives in this capital. Vienna is a home to world's oldest zoo, Tiergarten Schonbrunn and it is considered the birthplace of the modern sciences of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. German is the official language of Austria and other locally spoken languages include Croatian, Bosnian, Turkish, Polish, Hungarian, and Serbian. Austria's winter sports bring about one-fourth of the country's tourist income. More than ten million people holiday in the Alps every year. Skiers flock to premier alpine resorts, attracted by heavy snow, breathtaking views, and modern amenities.

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