On this page users will find all relevant information about the Austrian federal state Upper Austria. On the map you can see the landscapes of the federal state. These then lead to the municipalities of the province Upper Austria. Below the map there is a slider to switch to the political organisation of the province. On the political map, users can find the regions of the state Upper Austria, which in turn lead to the districts and municipalities. Below the map of the federal state Upper Austria there is detailed information about the federal state. This information includes a general description of the federal state, key figures and the area use of the federal state. In addition, users can also access the map of the state's companies and institutions by clicking on the company buttons. In addition to this additional information on the federal state Upper Austria and the presentation of the companies on the map, users can also explore detailed statistics and other interactive maps on topics such as land prices, population development and unemployment in the federal state Upper Austria in the subject area.
Upper Austria is the fourth largest federal state in Austria, but in terms of population density, Upper Austria is well above the national average.
The federal state is characterised by a very high proportion of arable land and pastures, which account for 45% of the area of Upper Austria. The proportion of forest is 39%.
The Alpine foothills separate the Mühlviertel region in the north from the foothills of the Alps in the south. The Inner and Outer Salzkammergut belong to the Prealps in the south. The Mühlviertel in the north is divided into central and high areas in the northeast. The Alpine foothills extend from the Upper Austrian central region in the east to the Upper Innviertel in the west.
10% of Upper Austrians live in the southern foothills of the Alps, over 16% in the northern Wald-& Mühlviertel and almost three quarters in the foothills of the Alps.
The Hohe Dachstein is with 2995m the highest mountain of Upper Austria and Styria
The button below the Upper Austria map allows you to switch from the geographical to the political view of the province of Upper Austria.