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Upper Austria,

Ger. Oberösterreich, province (1991 pop. 1,333,480), 4,625 sq mi (11,979 sq km), NW Austria. LinzLinz
, city (1991 pop. 203,044), capital of Upper Austria, NW Austria, a major port on the Danube River. It is a commercial and industrial center and a rail junction. Manufactures include iron and steel, machinery, electrical equipment, glass, furniture, beverages, shoes,
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 is the capital. Bordering on Germany in the west and the Czech Republic in the north, the province is predominantly hilly. It is drained by the Danube River and three of its tributaries, the Inn, the Enns, and the Traun, and includes a large part of the SalzkammergutSalzkammergut
, resort area in Upper Austria, Styria, and Salzburg provs., W Austria. Known since antiquity for its salt mines, the region was banned to visitors until the early 19th cent.
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 resort area. Agriculture is still an important branch of the economy, with dairy farming and cattle breeding being the most important. There are salt mines, oil wells, and gas fields in the region and a large number of electric power stations. Industry is centered at Linz, Steyr, the Traun and Ager valleys, and Ranshofen. Manufactures include chemicals, iron and steel, aluminum, processed foods, motors, trucks, ships, beer, agricultural machinery, sports equipment, shoes, optical utensils, and textiles. The area of Upper Austria was included in the Roman province of Noricum. In 1156 it was made a duchy by Frederick I and given to the BabenbergBabenberg
, ruling house of Austria (976–1246). It possibly descended from, or succeeded, a powerful Franconian family of the 9th cent. from whose castle the city of Bamberg probably took its name.
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 dukes of Austria. The province was invaded by the Turks in the 16th cent. It was a site of battles during the Thirty Years WarThirty Years War,
1618–48, general European war fought mainly in Germany. General Character of the War

There were many territorial, dynastic, and religious issues that figured in the outbreak and conduct of the war.
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 (1618–48) and during the campaigns of Napoleon INapoleon I
, 1769–1821, emperor of the French, b. Ajaccio, Corsica, known as "the Little Corporal." Early Life

The son of Carlo and Letizia Bonaparte (or Buonaparte; see under Bonaparte, family), young Napoleon was sent (1779) to French military schools at
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Upper Austria

a state of N Austria: first divided from Lower Austria in 1251. Capital: Linz. Pop.: 1 387 086 (2003 est.). Area: 11 978 sq. km (4625 sq. miles)
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Since July, employees of Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich in Linz have been able to make contactless payments with their mobile phones at selected shops.
Among the 61 NUTS-2 regions, Wien (2nd place), Tirol (8th place), Salzburg (9th place), Vorarlberg (10th place), and Oberosterreich (18 place) are ranked among the first 20 regions; Niederosterreich (30th place) and Steiermark (35th place) together with the Slovak region of Zapadne Slovensko (22th place) and the Czech regions Jihozapad (36th place) and Jihovychod (31th place) occupy middle places, while Karnten (52th place) and Burgenland (49th place) are located in the lower third of this ranking.
The maximum efficiency is achieved with the SOW model and the use of favourable indicator combinations by the following 35 NUTS-2 regions: Burgenland, Karnten, Oberosterreich, Salzburg, Tirol, Vorarlberg, Wien, Praha, Severovychod, Severozapad, Stredni Cechy, Bremen, Stuttgart, Tubingen, Upper Bavaria, Del-Alfold, Del-Dunantul, Eszak-Magyarorszag, Eszak-Alfold, Kozep-Dunantul, Kozep-Magyarorszag, Nyugat-Dunantul, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardy, Piemonte, Provincia Autonoma Bolzano-Bolzano, Valle d'Aosta / Vallee d'Aoste, Slovenia, Bratislavsky kraj, Stredne Slovensko, Vychodne Slovensko, and Zapadne Slovensko.
Comparison of the results BEOW EEOW SOW Burgenland 59 49 1 Niederosterreich 50 30 8 Steiermark 40 35 11 Karnten 35 52 1 Wien 28 2 1 Oberosterreich 19 18 1 Vorarlberg 6 10 1 Tirol 5 8 1 Salzburg 3 9 1 Nyugat-Dunantul 32 58 1 Slovenia 13 46 1 Jihozapad 12 36 3 Jihovychod 16 31 7 Zapadne Slovensko 45 22 1 Bratislavsky kraj 11 1 1
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