Austria has shut down its last coal-fired power plant as part of a plan to end the use of fossil fuels for energy production by 2030.
The European Union was formally established when the Maastricht Treaty came into force on 1 November 1993. In 1995, Austria, Finland, and Sweden joined the EU.
The Austrian State Treaty was signed on 15 May 1955 in Vienna among the Allied occupying powers and the Austrian government.
The Austrian Empire was a Central European multinational great power from 1804 to 1867, created by proclamation out of the realms of the Habsburgs.
Mozart’s Requiem is a choral masterpiece whose genesis is shrouded in mystery one that makes the piece all the more fascinating and emotionally stirring.
The Urnfield culture (c. 1300 BC 750 BC) was a late Bronze Age culture of central Europe. The name comes from the custom of cremating the dead and placing their ashes in urns which were then buried in fields.
The Linear Pottery culture is a major archaeological horizon of the European Neolithic. It represents a major event in the initial spread of agriculture in Europe.
The Venus of Galgenberg is one of the earliest examples of figurative art in Europe. The sculpture was discovered in 1988 close to Stratzing, Austria.