Austria: Country and Foreign Investment
Austria covers approximately 75% of the eastern Alps. The country has many glaciers and snowfields. Its highest peak is the Grossglockner at 3,819 metres. Forests and woodland cover around 40% of the country, and the Danube is its main river. Austria is rich in minerals such as graphite, iron, magnesium, copper and zinc.
It has borders with Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Vienna is the capital city, and other large cities are Graz, Linz and Salzburg.