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, Austria (Austria-Hungary) - 1895 - Austria-Hungary


"Austria-Hungary, an extensive empire of Central Europe, and one of thesis great European powers. It is mostly included between lat. 42° and 51° N., and lon. 9° and 26° E. It is bounded on the N. by Prussia and Russian Poland, E. by Russia and Moldavia, S. by Turkey, S.W. by the Adriatic Sea, and W. by Bavaria, Italy, and Switzerland. Capital, Vienna. 210,942 square miles. Pop. in 1890, 41,345,118. The empire is a heterogeneous combination of various states and countries inhabited by peoples differing from one another in race, language, religion, and laws.

Physical Features. - This is the most mountainous country of Europe except Switzerland..."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

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