Flag of Austria (GIF)


The flag of Austria consists of three equal horizontal bands: red, white, and red. White represents peace and honesty, and red means hardness, bravery, and strength. The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted in 1918.

Also, its coat of arms includes an eagle symbolizing Austrian sovereignty, a crown for the middle class, a sickle for the farming class, a hammer for the working class, and a broken chain symbolizing liberation from German occupation.

The Austria flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a federal republic and a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital is Vienna, and its population is about 8,860,000.

The waving flag of Austria with its coat of arms (unofficial)

The coat of arms of Austria on a waving white flag

COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Vienna (pop. 1,813,000)
Other major cities:Graz (270,000)
Linz (194,000)
Salzburg (147,000)
Innsbruck (125,000)
Official languages:Austrian German
Region:Western Europe
Ethnic groups:81.1% Austrians
6.3% ex-Yugoslavs
2.7% Germans
2.2% Turks
8.7% Others
Religion:56.9% Catholic Church
8.8% Eastern Orthodoxy
3.3% Protestantism
8% Islam
0.3% Buddhism
22.7% None or other
Demonym:Austrian
Area:83,879 km²
(32,386 sq mi)
Population:8,860,000
Currency:Euro


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Austria (German: Flagge und Wappen von Österreich), GIF
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2 comments:


Conor
Wikipedia has updated the red on the Austrian flag.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Austria.svg
April 16, 2022 at 4:29 PM
admin
Updated red color to Pantone 186 C.
April 23, 2022 at 4:44 PM

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