Austria

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Duchy rankAustria
Austria.png
Primary culture
Austrian (Germanic)

Capital province
Wien (134)

Government
Feudal MonarchyGovernment monarchy.png

State religion
CatholicCatholic.png

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Austrian ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+10% Morale of armies
+30% Better relations over time

Imperial authority.png Imperial Ambitions

+10% Imperial Authority
−15% Diplomatic annexation cost

Fort maintenance modifier.png Military Frontier

−10% Fort maintenance
+15% National garrison growth

Inflation reduction.png Fugger Banks

+0.05 Yearly inflation reduction
−1 Interest per annum

Diplomatic reputation.png Habsburg Dominance

+2 Diplomatic reputation

Missionary strength.png Edict of Restitution

+2% Missionary strength

Diplomatic upkeep.png Austrian Court

+1 Diplomatic relations

Reinforce speed.png Hofkriegsrat

+30% Reinforce speed
+3% Discipline

Idea bonus.png Ambitions:

+50% Chance of new heir

Austria Austria starts the game as the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire Holy Roman Empire. It is up to the Emperor of the traditionally fractious German HRE states to unify the Empire as the famous Habsburgs and stake their claim on history as a world power.

Austria Austria is present in Central Europe, bordered by Bohemia Bohemia and minor German states to the north and west, Hungary Hungary to the east and Venice Venice to the south. They also start with an army of 37,000 troops, the largest army in Europe.

The Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire may be called into defensive wars against outside aggressors, and are also tasked with maintaining order in the empire and enforcing religious unity.

Missions[edit]

Main article: Austrian missions

Austrian missions are focused around uniting the Habsburg lands and uniting the Holy Roman Empire.

Events[edit]

Main article: Austrian events

Austria's events deal with Austro-Bohemian relations, instability in Austria's holdings in Hungary, famous people of the time period such as Mozart and Metternich, and the Italian Wars.

Reformation[edit]

Styria Styria can form Austria Austria if Austria no longer exists.

Execute decision.pngUnite the House of Habsburg


By uniting the Leopoldian and Albertinian lines of the house of Habsburg we will once again assert our influence over European politics and secure our place as the most prestigious member of the Holy Roman Empire.


 
Potential Requirements Allow
  • Is not in regency
  • Is not a subject nation
  • Is not a nomad nation
  • Is not at war
  • Austria Austria does not exist
  • Owns Wien (134)

Effects
  • Changes country to Austria Austria
  • Add +10 Prestige.png Prestige


Strategy[edit]

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Achievements[edit]

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