Austria

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Austria
Flag of Austria   Coat of Arms of Austria

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General
General Rank 51
Anthem Land der Berge
Motto Rot-Weiß-Rot bis in den Tod
Demographics
Population 463
Capital Carinthia
Politics
Current President yst31
Political Party Austrian Socialist Movement
Economics
Currency Flag-Austria.jpg Austrian Schilling (ATS)
Minimum salary Flag-Austria.jpg 5.00 ATS
Food bonus 20%
Weapon bonus 20%
Military
Territories 2

Map of Austria


Austria (German: Österreich) is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered to the east by Hungary, the west by Switzerland, the south by Slovenia, and to the north by Poland and Czechoslovakia. Only six original territories are held currently by Austria, and the capital is located in Vorarlberg. Located in one of he most war-torn regions of Europe, Austria is a member of ACT (Associated Countries of TWO), and follows the Good Neighbor Doctrine.

A diverse country, Austria is home to people with differing views, and differing backgrounds. In addition to a majority of real-life Austrians, the country plays host to citizens from across the world, who have coalesced into an inclusive and open community. There are currently six parties in Austria, with the largest being the party of President OEBernd, the Osterreich Independence Party.

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Wiki Link blackbook.jpg History of Austria

See also: History of Austria, History of Austria/Timeline

Austria was one of the original nations added to eRepublik, and has had a long and storied history. Recent history has been marked by a period of recovery after the dual crisis of the treasury theft by President N I K A N, and Italian invasion, in November 2010. After a successful resistance war restored Austria to the map in Vorarlberg, the nation has worked to cope with the shifting of allegiances and alliances that has taken place throughout the world.

After a shortened term by Travis James, who succeeded N I K A N via impeachment, PrinceOfAustria became President for two consecutive terms in December 2010 and January 2011, helping to restore a sense of political stability and allowing new issues to arise. Defining issues of the era included tax policy in response to resource changes, rental agreements loaning some regions to neighbors, the return of other regions, and ongoing tensions with Czechoslovakia. These issues remained in place as JaFe took office in February 2011.

Icon-social-mic-home.gif Society

FlagMap-Austria.png Languages

Although Austria is a German-speaking country, due to the makeup of the Austrian community, English is a frequently spoken language due to its status as a common second language for people from around the world. Press releases by the government typically are released bilingually - both in German, and English. While the press also contains articles by citizens in this manner, it is also common for articles to simply be in one language or the other.

50px-Current event marker.jpg Communication

The official paper of the Austrian Government is the Bundespressedienst, where press releases are issued. In addition to the media within the game, much communication in Austria takes place on the IRC chat where it is possible to talk in real time to both other Austrians and citizens from across the eWorld.

Chat:

Icon allcountries.gif Geography

Located in a mountainous region of Europe, Austria has an alpine climate - with warm summers, and cold winters. Although originally possessing 8 regions, Austria now controls seven, with two of their original provinces StyriaIcon-Slovakia.png ,and BurgenlandIcon-Slovakia.png are currently being occupied . One of its seven provinces is Southern BohemiaIcon-Czech Republic.png , the only province in the country which is not originally Austrian

Regions

Icon-Austria.png Regions of Austria

Austria consists of 8 original regions. The original territory of Austria is composed of several regions: BurgenlandCarinthia (occupied by Icon-Slovakia.png), Lower Austria (occupied by Icon-Ireland.png), Salzburg (occupied by Icon-Ireland.png), StyriaTyrol (occupied by Icon-Ireland.png), Upper Austria (occupied by Icon-Ireland.png), Vorarlberg (occupied by Icon-Chile.png), 

Its current territories are listed below:

Original Owner Resource
Burgenland Icon-capital.gif Icon-Austria.png Icon - Fruits.png Fruits
Styria Icon-Austria.png Icon - Aluminum.png Aluminum


Austria-population.png Community

Austria has a population of 792 people currently living in the nation. However, due to several regions being occupied, and others living abroad to fight, many with Austrian citizenship currently live outside of Austria. There are 648 people who currently hold Austrian Citizenship. The composition of Austria’s population consists of a majority who are real life Austrians, and others from foreign nations who play the game in Austria.

Despite the diverse backgrounds of individual citizens, a cohesive community has been formed. Along with real life meetings, people frequently communicate through IRC chat. The Austrian Constitution involves the community - through public referendums - in a number of direct ways, requiring votes on all matters dealing with alliances and land rent agreements.

Icon-economy-mic-home.gif Economy

Austria’s economy is geared heavily towards food production - with much of its companies being in this area. Due to the large ratio of companies to population, Austria features a high level of employment - and indeed, companies frequently find themselves having worker shortages. While the low value of the currency makes exporting from Austria easier, the lack of any resource besides deer hinders the export capacity of the economy.

Icon skill land.gif Natural Resources in Austria

     Resource       Regions
Icon - Grain.png Grain Not available
Icon - Deer.png Deer Vorarlberg, Tyrol
Icon - Fish.png Fish Not available
Icon - Cattle.png Cattle Not available
Icon - Fruits.png Fruits Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Burgenland
Icon - Iron.png Iron Southern Bohemia
Icon - Aluminum.png Aluminum Carinthia, Styria, Salzburg
Icon - Saltpeter.png Saltpeter Not available
Icon - Oil.png Oil Not available
Icon - Rubber.png Rubber Not available



Taxes

Product Income Tax Import Tax VAT
Icon Food Q3.png Food 10% 30% 10%
Icon Weapon Q2.png Weapon 10% 30% 10%
Food Raw Material.png Food raw material 10% 99% -
Weapon Raw Material.png Weapon raw material 10% 99% -
Product Income Tax Import Tax VAT
Icon Moving ticket Q3.png Tickets - 15% 10%
Icon House Q3.png Housing - 15% 10%
Icon Hospital Q3.png Hospitals - 15% 10%
Icon Defense system Q3.png Defense system - 15% 10%


Country trading embargoes

This country doesn't have any trading embargoes at the moment.


Icon-politics-mic-home.gif Politics

See also: Constitution of Austria, Governments of Austria

Austria’s political environment is one that encompasses views from across the political spectrum. There are five parties currently, Austria’s largest party is the: Osterreich Independence Party 2aaaddf27344ee54058548dc081c6541 55x55.jpg.

While diverse in viewpoints, there is much cooperation between all the parties against harmful political takeover efforts. Instead, they work in favor of legitimate members of the community holding government positions. Citizen participation is highly valued, and governments frequently have reached out to newer members of the community to help in positions and roles.

August 2013 Cabinet

yst31 is the 60th and current President of Austria.

Position Name Link
President yst31 Link
Prime Minister GazonkFoo Link
Minister of Foreign Affairs Schwrzwolf Link
Minister of Finance Luis Grindl Link
Minister of Defense exkrementensammler Link
Minister of Immigration LarsUlrich87 Link
Minister of Community Prince of Austria Link
Minister of Education KrennyX Link
Minister of Interior Rangeley Link

Icon position politics partypresident.gif Political Parties

Logo Party Name Abbreviation Political Stance Party President Members Seats %
PHPlogo.jpg Party of the Horny Princess PHP Center-right, Authoritarian lazo 28 12 33.78%
2aaaddf27344ee54058548dc081c6541 55x55.jpg Osterreich Independence Party ÖIP Center, Libertarian Schwrzwolf 38 13 32.28%
Asm2.jpg Austrian Socialist Movement ASM Center-left, Libertarian yst31 24 4 16.46%
ARPlogo.jpg Austrian Royal Party ARP Center-right, Libertarian NettoBoy 37 2 5.70%
SPO SPO Center, Libertarian Krupanjac1389 30 6 15.19%

February 2013 Congress Breakdown

27.50%

22.50%

17.50%

15.00%

17.50%

Key:

PHP

OIP

ARP

ASM

NF


Icon position politics president.gif Presidents

See also: List of Austrian Presidents

The following table lists the 10 most recent Presidents of Austria in chronological order. For a complete list, see here.

# President Start of Term End of Term Party Logo
50 Prince of Austria 6 Jul 2012 5 Oct 2012 RPÖ RPO.jpg
51 lazo 6 Oct 2012 5 Nov 2012 PHP PHPlogo.jpg
52 OEBernd 6 Nov 2012 5 Jan 2013 ÖIP 2aaaddf27344ee54058548dc081c6541 55x55.jpg
53 lazo 6 Jan 2013 5 Feb 2013 PHP PHPlogo.jpg
54 Prince of Austria 6 Feb 2013 5 Mar 2013 ASM ASMLogo.jpg
55 lazo 6 Mar 2013 5 Apr 2013 PHP PHPlogo.jpg
56 Schwrzwolf 6 Apr 2013 5 May 2013 ÖIP 2aaaddf27344ee54058548dc081c6541 55x55.jpg
57 Rangeley 6 May 2013 5 June 2013 ÖIP 2aaaddf27344ee54058548dc081c6541 55x55.jpg
58 Schwrzwolf 6 June 2013 5 July 2013 ÖIP 2aaaddf27344ee54058548dc081c6541 55x55.jpg
59 exkrementensammler 6 july 2013 5 August 2013 ACP ACPlogo.jpg
60 yst31 6 August 2013 Current President ASM ASMLogo.jpg

Icon-military-mic-home.gif Military

The Österreichs Bundesheer is the army of Austria. The army is led by the Minister of Defense.

In addition to the formal army, Austria is host to several independent militias, who work collaboratively with the Bundesheer. Among these are the Szeklers.

Icon-pact.gif Alliances and MPPs

Austria belongs to ACT - Associated Countries of TWO. Austria has 3 MPPs currently:

This country doesn't have any alliances at the moment.


Icon-warinprogress.gif Wars

List of notable wars that Austria has participated in:

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