25 Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Austria

Whether its high mountain peaks or more modern cities, Austria has a lot to offer. So, before you book your flight to Europe, here are 25 Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Austria.

10

Most of Austria is mountainous and covered by the Alps and about 1/4 of the population lives in Vienna, the capital

viennaSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
9

Among its mountains is the Großglockner, Europe's second most prominent mountain (3,798m, with a prominence of 2,423m)

GroßglocknerSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
8

The Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) are Europe's tallest waterfall (380 meters)

krimml fallsSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
7

After Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the Scandinavian countries, Austria has the highest number of Nobel Prize winners per capita (19 total)

nobel peace prizeSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
6

The world's largest emerald is on display in Vienna (2860 carat)

emeraldSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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