Austria is a small, landlocked country, which borders eight other countries in Central Europe. It is predominantly mountainous (Alps) in the west and south, though mostly flat/gently sloping along the eastern and northern margins. With a total area of just 83,859 sq. km (32,378 sq. mi), Austria is slightly smaller than the US state of Maine. There are seven national parks in Austria, which together comprise 2.8% of the total land area.
Capital city: Vienna Highest Point: Grossglockner (12,461ft / 3798m) Lowest Point: Neusiedler See (377ft / 115m) Land Area: 31,832 sq. mi (82,445 sq. km) Water Area: 550 sq. mi (1,426 sq. km) Total Area: 32,382 sq. mi (83,871 sq. km) Coastline: None, landlocked. Bordering countries (8) Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland