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The Republic of Austria is a federal parliamentary republic, covering 83.879 square kilometres. It is home to 8.725.931 citizens, of which 68& are Christians, 24% have no religion and 7% are Muslims.
The currency is Euro, worth 7,46 Danish Krone. The GDP is US$387.299 billion.
The climate is diverse due to the mountains, with types: Oceanic, Cool/Warm-summer humid continental, Subarctic/Subalpine, Tundra/Alpine and Ice-Cap.
The fauna have a few interesting larger mammal members; Wildcat (Felis silvestris), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), Golden jackal (Canis aureus), Gray wolf (Canis lupus), Eurasian badger (Meles meles), European otter (Lutra lutra), Boar (Sus scrofa), Alpine ibex (Capra ibex), Moose (Alces alces) and Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra).
Austria's topographic diversity accounts for a great variety of flora, but I will not be looking for anything in particular.