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Map of Austria

This map of Austria contains major cities, rivers, lakes, roads, and highways. It also features a satellite and elevation map showing topographic features like the Alps, Tauern Mountains, and the Danube Valley.

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Austria Political Map

Austria is a landlocked country, known for its rugged terrain because of its central position in the Alps. The country is situated in Central Europe with Italy and Slovenia to the south, Hungary to the southeast, Slovakia to the east, the Czech Republic to the north, Germany to the northwest, as well as Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west.  In the northeast, Austria is mostly flat or gentle-sloping. This is where most of Austria’s population is concentrated, including its most populous and capital city, Vienna.

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Austria Satellite Map

Austria occupies an area of 83,879 square kilometers (32,385 sq mi). In comparison, it’s similar in size to the Czech Republic. Forests cover approximately 47% of Austria, which makes it one of the most forested countries in Europe. It’s not as well-known, but Austria is home to the world’s largest and longest ice cave system. Specifically, Eisriesenwelt (Ice Giants World) is a natural limestone cave system stretching out to 42 kilometers (26 miles) in length.

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Austria Elevation Map

The Alps is a dominant feature in Austria as it spans a large portion of the country from west to south. At 3,798 meters (12,461 ft) high within the Alps, its highest point is a peak known as the Grossglockner in west-central Austria. But in the northeast, Austria is mostly flat or gentle-sloping with the highest concentration of Austria’s population. While its largest lake is Lake Constance (known as the Bodensee), its longest river is the Danube River.

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