Flag of Austria / Capital: Vienna / Continent: Europe Austrian flag is one of the oldest national flags in the world.

Flag of Austria / Capital: Vienna / Continent: Europe Austrian flag is one of the oldest national flags in the world.

AUSTRIA - Legend has it that Duke Leopold V. of Austria (1157-1194) was involved in a battle during the Crusades, and after the fight his white battledress was soaked in blood. When he removed his belt, though, the cloth underneath was still white. That very sight is said to have inspired the red, white and red stripes on the Austrian flag.

AUSTRIA - Legend has it that Duke Leopold V. of Austria (1157-1194) was involved in a battle during the Crusades, and after the fight his white battledress was soaked in blood. When he removed his belt, though, the cloth underneath was still white. That very sight is said to have inspired the red, white and red stripes on the Austrian flag.

Sailing on the Danube in Lower Austria past the town of Dürnstein, the Austrian flag flying on the breeze. There are many ways to see the Danube in Austria - here's five, from cycling to segways, wine walks to vintage trains.

Sailing on the Danube in Lower Austria past the town of Dürnstein, the Austrian flag flying on the breeze. There are many ways to see the Danube in Austria - here's five, from cycling to segways, wine walks to vintage trains.

lettonia national flag - Recherche Google

lettonia national flag - Recherche Google

The Austrian Flag

The Austrian Flag

Stunning print of the Vienna Skyline combined with the Austrian flag. This is one of a series of original skyline images by Dragon Tree Studio,

Stunning print of the Vienna Skyline combined with the Austrian flag. This is one of a series of original skyline images by Dragon Tree Studio,

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