What kind of country is actually Austria?
The landscape is about the same as Hokkaido, and the climate is also quite similar to Hokkaido. About 60% of the country is located in the Alps and borders eight countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Austria is a federal state consisting of nine autonomous states, and each state maintains an independent character within the framework of a unified state.
Austria joined the European Union EU on January 1, 1995 with Sweden and Finland.
Austria is the home to many historic buildings such as music and art and castles, as represented by Vienna.
But what the Austrian people are most proud of is the beautiful and magnificent nature of the Alps. The plateau is interspersed with lakes, the beauty of which is unique in Europe.
The national character is also very easygoing and full of humanity. People who visit Austria will surely feel the pleasant “Austrian popularity” that accepts everything as it is.
Habsburg family and cake
The Habsburgs, once the most prosperous of Austria, have ruled the empire rather than hereditary to the position of the Holy Roman Emperor. Music and gastronomy seemed to be the greatest pleasure of the Habsburg emperors, who prospered by political skill and marriage policy regardless of force. It is said that the de facto last emperor Franz Joseph I also enjoyed the cake when he went out to the cafe.
Why is a Crossaint a recent moon
A croissant with a strong image of France. Did you know that its roots were actually in Vienna? A long time ago, when fighting the Turkish army, a bakery who woke up in the middle of the night and kneaded bread noticed the Turkish army’s night attack, and it is said that he won the battle against the Turkish army. To commemorate this, bread was made in the shape of the crescent moon of the Turkish military flag. That is the original croissant bunny leki puffal. After that, it was introduced to France by Marie Antoinette and became a croissant with plenty of butter.
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