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Dr. Fanni Hahn

Dr. Fanni Hahn
attorney - Budapest



registered european lawyer – Vienna

Education



Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law
EU Law Training Seminars
ELTE JOTOKI Training for Lawyers Specialising in Real Estates

Professional Experience

Deutsche Bank, Budapest
Sándor Bihary Szegedi Szent-Ivány Law Firm
Szécsényi Law Firm - Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati (Budapest/Vienna)
Pietschmann Rechtsanwälte

Languages

German, English and Russian

Contact

hahnfanni@hahn-law.hu

Austria

Emergency Services Numbers

112 in Austria

 

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Austria.

Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:

 

  • 122 - fire brigade,
  • 128 - gas-related emergency,
  • 133 - police,
  • 140 - mountain rescue,
  • 141 - doctors,
  • 142 - telephone counselling,
  • 144 - rescue/ambulance,
  • 147 - emergency services for children and young people.
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For disabled people, separate numbers (e.g. 0043800133133) are reachable via SMS or fax.

It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card.

112 calls are answered within 10 seconds.

Calls can be answered in German and, in large cities and tourist areas, also in English.

The 112 operator can detect the location of the caller within 10 minutes.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 52% of Austrians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

Population

Austria covers an area of 83,878 square kilometres with a population of 8,375,290 residents (as of 1 January 2010), including 895,144 foreign citizens (11% of total population). In 2010, an average of 1,543 million people with migration background lived in Austria, that is 18,6% of the entire population.

Vienna is Austria’s most densely populated province with 4,097 residents per square kilometre; the Tyrol is the least densely populated province with 56 inhabitants per square kilometre. In 2009, the average life expectancy was 80 years.

Austria is bordered by Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy.

Austria is a federal state comprised of nine provinces; each province has its own capital:

Province

Population

Provincial Capital

Population

Burgenland

284,897

Eisenstadt

12,995

Carinthia

558,271

Klagenfurt

94,303

Lower Austria

1,611,981

St. Pölten

51,956

Upper Austria

1,412,640

Linz

189,367

Salzburg

531,721

Salzburg

148,078

Styria

1,210,614

Graz

261,540

Tyrol

710,048

Innsbruck

120,147

Vorarlberg

369,938

Bregenz

27,784

Vienna

 1,714,142

Vienna

1,714,142

Culture & People

  • About half of Austrian men are overweight (50.8%, the highest rate in the EU), but only 8.6% of them are obese (4th lowest in the EU-27). In contrast only 20.3% of Austrian women are overweight (lowest rate in the 27 member states), including 8.6% who are obese (also the lowest rate EU wide).

  • Austria is the only continental EU country that is not a member of NATO.

  • Austria has given the world many famous classical music composers, including Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Liszt, J. Strauss, Mahler, and Bruckner.

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Hollywood actor and current governor of California, grew up as an Austrian citizen.

  • The father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, was Austrian.

  • Many prominent members of the Rothschild family of bankers and investors were Austrian citizens.
  • The founder of the German sports car company 'Porsche' was the Austrian Ferdinand Porsche. He also designed the Volkswagen (the "people's car").

  • As of late 2012, 19 Austrians had been awarded a Nobel Prize, including seven in Physiology or Medicine, four in Chemistry and three in Physics. This is one of the highest number of Nobel laureates per capita, just after Luxembourg, Scandinavian countries and Switzerland. The Austrian novelist and radical pacifist Bertha von Suttner was the first woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize, in 1905.

  • The Austrian celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, who owns over 70 restaurants in the USA, is the second top-earning chef in the world, with revenues of $16 million a year according to Forbes magazine. Another Austrian, Eckart Witzigmann is one of only four chefs to be named chef of the century by the Gault Millau guide.