austria

     

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Trivia about austria

  • German is its official national language; Croatian, Slovene & Hungarian are each official in one of its states
  • So Prussia could dominate Germany, Bismarck excluded this country that lost the 1866 Battle of Koniggratz
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • In an April vote in this country, 99.75% approved of Hitler marching in & taking over
  • Schwarzenegger, whose name means "black plowman" in German, was born in Graz in this country in 1947
  • In 1867 Hungary & this country established a dual monarchy that lasted until the end of World War I
  • It borders Switzerland & Hungary
  • Carinthia,Tyrol,Styria
  • "Land der Berge, Land am Strome"
  • Graz,Salzburg
  • Hedy was born Hedwig Eva Kiesler to a banker & his wife in this neighbor of Germany in 1914
  • Use a Eurail pass to ride the Alberg line in this country for a scenic journey to Innsbruck
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in this country
  • The aluminum & bronze schilling coin of this country is equivalent to 100 groschen
  • The plays of Franz Grillparzer, called this country's greatest dramatist, include "Family Strife In Hapsburg"
  • The Hohe Tauern National Park stretches across part of the Salzburg state of this nation
  • 2 miles from Innsbruck, you can see one of this country's best-preserved castles, Schloss Ambras
  • This country's 2-Euro coin features pacifist Bertha von Suttner; its 1-Euro coin has good old Wolfgang
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • It's the birth country of California's current governor
  • Hitting Innsbruck or Salzburg in this country & saying "G'day, mate!" over & over will only confuse the locals
  • On Dutch maps, this country is called Oostenrijk
  • Burgenland, Vorarlberg & Salzburg are 3 of this German-speaking country's 9 provinces
  • In the 1850 Punctuation of Olmutz, this German-speaking country halted Prussia's aims to unite Germany
  • Tyrol & Salzburg
  • The Schilling
  • The melody of its anthem, "Land der Berge, Land am Strome", was incorrectly attributed to Mozart
  • Located on the Danube, Linz is one of this country's major ports
  • It borders Slovenia, Hungary & Switzerland
  • The Wiener Zeitung,The Osterreich Journal
  • Osterreich
  • In central Europe:Chancellor Viktor Klima
  • Hapsburgs' empire / Low-lying Neusiedler Lake / Hey, Schwarzenegger!
  • I'll have to go to this country, the No. 7 destination, on Sunday to see a famous choir at the Imperial Palace chapel
  • Declaring it permanently neutral, Western & Soviet forces withdrew in 1955 from this German-speaking nation
  • As chancellor of this country in the 1930s, Kurt von Schuschnigg favored restoring the Hapsburgs to the throne
  • In March of 1867, Hungary was joined with this country in a dual monarchy
  • Adolf Hitler was born in this country in 1889
  • Liechtenstein & Slovakia
  • Kurt Waldheim
  • In "Elegy for Young Lovers", 2 lovers expire while searching for edelweiss in this country's Eastern Alps
  • 1933: 5 years before the Anschluss, Prime Minister Dollfuss dissolves this nation's parliament
  • Frederick the Great's invasion of Silesia in 1740 launched the war of this country's succession
  • The music of this country's national anthem is attributed to a native son, Mozart
  • In 1934 SS men, later disavowed by Hitler, killed this country's chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss
  • ...in Geography, if you know that this country calls itself Republik Oesterreich
  • This country has an annual Haydn festival in Eisenstadt & a Schubert festival in Feldkirch
  • Austria,Russia,Italy
  • Engelbert Dollfuss, the chancellor of this neighbor of Germany, was assassinated by Nazis in 1934
  • The centenary of the Graz opera in this country was celebrated with a 1999 stamp
  • Grossglockner Mountain in the Alps is the highest point in this country
  • Thy travels have taken thee to Wels, Graz & Innsbruck in this country
  • Arnold Schoenberg, Erwin Schrodinger & Franz Schubert were born in what is now this country
  • 1964:25 schilling depicting playwright Franz Grillparzer
  • Of the 27 full members of the EU, this nation is first alphabetically
  • Oesterreich
  • Graz
  • Neusiedler Lake, this country's lowest point, has no natural outlet but is linked to a Danube tributary
  • The center of power of an empire until 1918, this country is a bit smaller than Maine