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States of Austria

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  1. Austria is a federal republic made up of nine states, known in German as Länder (singular Land)

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  2. Since Land is also the German word for "country", the term Bundesländer ("Federal States"; singular Bundesland) is often used instead to avoid ambiguity

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  3. The Constitution of Austria uses both terms

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  4. In English, the term (Bundes)land is commonly rendered as "state" or "province"

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  5. Each Austrian state has an elected legislature, the Landtag, a state government, the Landesregierung, and a governor, the Landeshauptmann

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