Communications in Austria
- Official Language
- German (official nationwide), Croatian (official in Burgenland), Slovene (official in Carinthia) and Hungarian (official in Burgenland).
- Other Languages Spoken
- Turkish, Serbian.
- Business Language
Though German is the national official language but English is also used as a business language, especially when dealing with foreign companies.
- Getting Some Knowledge
Basic conversation guide
Yes = Ja No = Nein
Thank you = Danke
Hello = Guten Tag
Good Morning= Guten Morgen
Goodbye, Goodbye = Auf Wiedersehen
I do not understand = Ich verstehe nicht
What is the price? How much does it cost? = Wieviel kostet das?
I would like to buy = Ich möchte kaufen.
Do you accept credit cards? = Akzeptieren Sie Kreditkarten? Nehmen Sie Kreditkarten?
Where is ... ? = Wo ist...?
An airport = der Flughafen
The station = der Bahnhof
Post office = die Post
The bank = die Bank
The police station,the police force = Polizeiwache
The chemist= die Apotheke
One ticket to..., please. = Eine Fahrkarte nach,
Would you have any available rooms for tonight ? = Haben Sie noch ein Zimmer frei?.
- Free Translation Tools
Babel Fish : Free English-German-English translator of texts and web pages
Systran : Free English-German-English translator of texts and web pages
Eurodicautom : The European Union Dictionary (12 languages available)
Leo : German-English-German dictionary with over 300,000 entries
- Quality of Communications
The communication system in Austria is highly developed and very efficient.The phone system is fully automated, and direct dialing is available to most countries in the world.
Public telephone booths are becoming less common as almost every Austrian older than 10 years has a mobile phone. However, a public phone is available in most post offices.
- Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Austria, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Austria, Dial +43
- Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
4 to 13 digitse.g. Dialling from the USA to Austria (Wien) :Dialling sequence: 011-43-1-XXX(XXXXXXXXX)
- Mobile Telephone Standards
- National Mobile Phone Operators
- T-Mobile- Drei
Availability of Internet
- Internet Suffix
- National Internet Access Providers
- Visit : Internet Service Providers Austria.
- Access in Public Places
- There are numerous internet cafes easily available across the country.
- Access in Hotels
- Almost all hotels provide internet services.
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