On this overview page of Visions of Austria, the geography portal of Similio, users can decide whether they want to explore Austria from a geographical or political perspective. The political organisation of Austria comprises the level of the federal provinces, regions, districts and municipalities. In total, it comprises well over 2000 political entities. Austria consists of 9 federal provinces, almost 40 regions, about 80 districts (excluding Vienna) and more than 2000 municipalities. In geographical terms, Austria comprises 8 topographies and 87 landscapes. These finally lead to the municipal level. The geographical organisation of Austria is based on the natural features of the country and offers an exciting and usually unusual view of Austria. Both at the political and geographical level, users will find further information, including on the population and land use. The companies of the respective entities of Austria are also only a few clicks away.

Welcome to Visions of Austria,
the geography portal of Similio

Welcome to Visions of Austria, the geography portal of Similio

Austria is more than just the land of mountains (and forests). The Alpine republic in the heart of Europe with just under 9 million inhabitants is a diverse country in geographical and political terms. Organized on a federal level, Austria consists of 9 federal states and, geographically, 8 topographies. The national territory extends from the westernmost to the easternmost point for 575 kilometres. Austria borders Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, and Slovenia and Italy to the south.

Austria's political organisation follows the following structure: federal states, regions, districts and municipalities. The geographical organisation of Austria is based on the topographies (or large landscapes) as well as the landscapes, which in turn lead to the municipalities. Users can constantly switch between these organisational structures in order to discover the different perspectives of the Alpine Republic.

On Visions of Austria, users can explore all geographical and political entities of the country and navigate between them using interactive maps and compare them. Visions of Austria offers a wide range of information and statistics on various topics and also allows users to discover local companies.