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K.A Former Pupils Worldwide

If you are a former pupil of Kilmarnock Academy
and you currently live or work in this country (or have lived in it for a period of time), then e-mail us at kaworldwide@kilmarnockacademy.co.uk with your details. The essential details are: your name; the years you attended Kilmarnock Academy; where in the country you live or work (if you no longer live or work in this country, please state the years you were in residence there).

If you want to - and it does make things a lot more interesting - you can also provide us with a brief account of a favourite place or fond memory or favourite anecdote or local customs or local cuisine (or anything else about this country that you'd like to share with us). You can, if you wish, also include one or two photographs of places you lived in or visited during your stay in this country.


K.A. International - Worldwide Learning Network
If you know of a school in this country (possibly one that your own children have attended) that would be interested in developing links and engaging in joint projects with pupils at K.A., then please e-mail kaworldwide@kilmarnockacademy.co.uk with contact details. You can get more information on this initiative by clicking here.

N. McIlvanney 2005

K.A Former Pupils in Austria

Name                                                   Years attended K.A.                                   Area, City or Town of Residence



K.A. Pupils' Postcards
If you are a pupil or former pupil of Kilmarnock Academy
and you have visited this country, then e-mail us at postcard@kilmarnockacademy.co.uk with your details. The essential details are: your name; the years you attended Kilmarnock Academy; where in the country you visited.

If you want to - and it does make this page a lot more worthwhile - you can also provide us with a brief account of a favourite place or fond memory or unusual experience or local customs or local cuisine or first impressions or lasting impressions. (You can, if you wish, also include one or two photographs of a place you visited in this country).


N. McIlvanney 2005

K.A Pupils' Postcards from Austria

Name                                                   Years attended K.A.                                    Area, City or Town Visited


Country (long form)

Republic of Austria
Capital
Vienna
Total Area
32,377.75 sq mi
83,858.00 sq km
Population
8,131,111 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
7,698,412
Languages
German
Literacy
98.0% total, N/A% male, N/A% female
Religions
Roman Catholic 78%, Protestant 5%, Muslim and other 17%
Life Expectancy
74.52 male, 80.99 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
federal republic
Currency
1 Austrian schilling (AS) = 100 groschen
GDP (per capita)
$23,400 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
services 68%, industry and crafts 29%, agriculture and forestry 3% (1999 est.)
Industry
construction, machinery, vehicles and parts, food, chemicals, lumber and wood processing, paper and paperboard, communications equipment, tourism (1997)
Agriculture
grains, potatoes, sugar beets, wine, fruit; dairy products, cattle, pigs, poultry; lumber
Arable Land
17%
Exports
machinery and equipment, paper and paperboard, metal goods, chemicals, iron and steel; textiles, foodstuffs (1998)
Imports
machinery and equipment, chemicals, metal goods, oil and oil products; foodstuffs (1998)
Natural Resources
iron ore, oil, timber, magnesite, lead, coal, lignite, copper, hydropower
Current Environmental Issues
some forest degradation caused by air and soil pollution; soil pollution results from the use of agricultural chemicals; air pollution results from emissions by coal- and oil-fired power stations and industrial plants and from trucks transiting Austria between northern and southern Europe
Telephones (main lines in use)
3.726 million
Telephones (mobile cellular)
2.31 million (1998)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
35 (1999)