German is the official language spoken by 98% of the population as mother tongue. There are distinct differences between the many regional dialects, and also a wide variation in the standard Hochdeutsch spoken from region to region. Slovene is an official language in the southern province of Carinthia.
What language is mostly spoken in Austria?
German Although Croatian, Hungarian, Slovenian, Turkish, and other languages are spoken by the various minority groups, nearly all people in Austria speak German. The dialect of German spoken in Austria, except in the west, is Bavarian, sometimes called Austro-Bavarian.
Did Austria always speak German?
It wasnt until after the First World War that Austria began the process of becoming the nation we know it as today. Thus, the official language of Austria is Austrian German, a relic of its long history of German influence, and yet a standalone phenomenon all unto itself.
What do Australian speak?
Australian English Australia has no official language. English is considered the de facto national language, however. The primary dialect in Australia is General Australian or Australian English which differs in some ways from American and U.K. English in terms of spelling and grammar.