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Lower Austria (Nieder-Osterreich)
The country's largest province known as "The Cradle of the Nation". It produces timber, livestock, grain and wine. Lower Austria covers 19172 km2 (7402 sq. miles) in the hilly north east. It contains Vienna, which although administered as a separate province is both the national capital of Austria ands capital of Lower Austria province.
Population 439 500
Eastern state noted for its agriculture and wine growing. Until 1921 it was part of Hungary; then it was transferred to Austria following a referendum. However, Burgenland has retained much of its distinctive Hungarian character. Its capital is Eisenstadt.
Population 272 270
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