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Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.


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Communications

Telephones - main lines in use World Ranking: 46
3.388 million (2011)

Telephones - mobile cellular World Ranking: 57
13.023 million (2011)

Telephone system
General assessment Highly developed and efficient
Domestic
Fixed-line subscribership has been in decline since the mid-1990s with mobile-cellular subscribership eclipsing it by the late 1990s; the fiber-optic net is very extensive; all telephone applications and Internet services are available
International
Country code - 43; satellite earth stations - 15; in addition, there are about 600 VSATs (very small aperture terminals) (2007)

Broadcast media
Austria's public broadcaster, Osterreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), was the main broadcast source until commercial radio and TV service was introduced in the 1990s; cable and satellite TV are available, including German TV stations (2008)

Internet country code
.at

Internet hosts World Ranking: 30
3.445 million (2010)

Internet users World Ranking: 43
6.143 million (2009)


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  Austria (Vienna):


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Magdalensberg Carinthia

Oberhillinglah Upper Austria

Baumgarten Upper Austria

Wurzachalpe Vorarlberg

Hochegg Tyrol

Waldzell Oberosterreich

Kotsaschach-mauten Carinthia

Blasneralm Salzburg




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