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Capital: Vienna Size:     83,858 km²
Population:  8.5 millon
Language:  German
National Day   26 October

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      Some famous Austrians:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer
Peter Mitterhofer (typewriter)
Sigmund Freud (phychology)
Joseph Haydn (composer)
The National Anthem of Austria
Land der Berge (Land of the mountains, land on the river)

The Shephard's Hymn
from Symphony No. 6 (Beethoven)
Beethoven was a lover of nature and the sounds of the countryside including the shephard calling his flock inspired many of his compositions