Die Republik Österreich ist ein Bundesstaat in Mitteleuropa. Es grenzt im Norden an Deutschland und Tschechien, im Osten an die Slowakei und Ungarn, im Süden an Slowenien und Italien und im Westen an die Schweiz und Liechtenstein.
Österreichische Bundesländer The States of Austria in German
Federal states, numbered
The States of Austria
Oberösterreich Upper Austria
Niederösterreich Lower Austria
This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Austria, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Austria.
Possible extent of (proto-)Celtic influence 800-400 BC
Die Kelten in Europa. Ocker: Kernbereich Nordwestalpine Hallstattkultur (ca. 750–500/450 v. Chr.) grün: Ausbreitung La-Tène-Kultur, bzw. orange: der keltischen Sprache (3. Jh. v. Chr.)
Celts in Europe
Die Kelten in Europa
Map showing the pre-Migration Age distribution of the Germanic tribes in Proto-Germanic times, and stages of their expansion up to 50 BC, AD 100 and AD 300. The extent of the Roman Empire in 68 BC and AD 117 is also shown.
Austria became an independent country after the dissolution of Austria-Hungary. This map shows the claims of German-Austria in 1918. The red lines are the real borders realized and presently.
The same map in English
Austria as part of Germany on August 31, 1939
Administrative districts in territories under the control of Nazi Germany in 1941.
Großdeutschland im Jahre 1941
Eastern front of the Second World War circa 1941-1942.
Austria under allied occupation
This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.
Comparison of Area with a circle
Breweries in Austria
Election to Nationalrat 2006
Traffical Regions (Verkehrsverbünde)
Dioceses of Austria
Diocese Eisenstadt (Burgenland)
Archdiocese Wien (Vienna and part of Lower Austria)
Archdiocese Wien (Vienna - history)
Diocese St. Pölten (part of Lower Austria)
Diocese Linz (Upper Austria)
Diocese Innsbruck (Tirol)
Diocese Feldkirch (Vorarlberg)
Diocese Graz-Seckau (Styria)
Diocese Gurk (Carinthia)
Diocese Leoben (Styria)
Ecclesiastical province Salzburg
Ecclesiastical province Vienna
Dioceses of Austria about 1300
Dioceses of Austria about 1850
Dioceses of Austria since 1968
Satellitemap of Austria
Satellitemap of Austria Landsat with boundaries of the "Bundesländer"
Satellitemap with boundaries of the "Bundesländer"
Satellitemap with boundaries of the "Grosslandschaften"
Notes and references
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