Flag of Austria (GIF)



The flag of Austria (Austrian German: Flagge Österreichs) 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 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 8.956 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland.

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
Other major cities:Graz,
Linz,
Salzburg,
Innsbruck
Official language:Austrian German
Region:Western Europe
Ethnic groups:81.1% Austrians,
6.3% ex-Yugoslavs,
2.7% Germans,
2.2% Turks,
8.7% Others
Religions:56.9% Catholic Church,
8.8% Eastern Orthodoxy,
3.3% Protestantism,
8% Islam,
0.3% Buddhism,
22.7% None or Other
Nationality name:Austrian
Area:83,879 km²
(32,386 sq mi)
Population:8.956 million (2021)
Currency:Euro
Country codes:AT, AUT (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.at
Calling code:+43
Flag emoji code:🇦🇹


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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