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Name of a concept, e.g. a country. In contrast to a label, the name does not depend on a given context, e.g. a country-specific language.
Official name 
The official name of a concept, e.g. the fullname of a country.
Local language name 
Name of a country in the main local language of the country.
Country code 
A two letter code which defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest according to the ISO standard 3166-1.
Located in 
Property to define a geographic inclusion of one concept (e.g. a country) in another continent.
UN status 
Status which is assigned by the United Nations to a country. These status are defined in the ISO 3166 standard managed by the International Organization for Standardization.
member state
Official language 
The offical langauge of a country.
Language code 
Two-letter code for languages according to ISO standard ISO 639-1.
Defines a synonym of a given term.
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The following table shows legal forms that are valid for companies in Austria.
Legal formAbbreviationsDescription
Corporation that is limited by shares, i.e., owned by shareholders, and may be traded on a stock market.
EGowner association
e.U.A sole proprietorship, also known as the sole trader or simply a proprietorship, is a type of business entity that is owned and run by one individual and in which there is no legal distinction between the owner and the business.
GesbRA partnership is an arrangement in which parties agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests.
GmbH & Co. KG
GmbH und Co. KG
GmbH & Co. KGaA
GmbH & Co.KG
GmbH & C
GmbH & Co
GmbH & Co. OG
Gmbh & Cie KG
GmbH + Co KG
GmbH + Co. KG
Is a special form of Kommanditgesellschaft
A private company limited by shares, usually called a private limited company (Ltd.), is a type of company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales, Scotland, that of certain Commonwealth countries and the Republic of Ireland. It has shareholders with limited liability and its shares may not be offered to the general public, unlike those of a public limited company.
KEGSmall limited partnership
AG & Co. KG
AG & Co. KGaA
SE & Co. KG
SE & Co. KGaA
AG & Co KG
AG & Co.KG
AG & Co. oHG
AG & Co.K
A limited partnership is a form of partnership similar to a general partnership, except that in addition to one or more general partners (GPs), there are one or more limited partners (LPs). It is a partnership in which only one partner is required to be a general partner. KGaA: a special type of Kommanditgesellschaft in which the general partner is an Aktiengesellschaft.
OEGSmall general partnership
GmbH & Co. OG
In the commercial and legal parlance of most countries, a general partnership refers to an association of persons or an unincorporated company with the following major features: 1)Created by agreement, proof of existence and estoppel. 2) Formed by two or more persons. 3) The owners are all personally liable for any legal actions and debts the company may face. It is a partnership in which partners share equally in both responsibility and liability.
OHGGeneral Partnership with legal personality.
PPPrivate Persons
A foundation (also a charitable foundation) is a legal categorization of nonprofit organizations that will typically either donate funds and support to other organizations, or provide the source of funding for its own charitable purposes.
SROther Legal Entity
SMutual Savings Bank
stGLegally binding partnership that may arise where, in fact, no formal partnership agreement is in effect.
VERregistered association, corporation of public law
VVaGMutual insurance company
ÖrKpublic corporation, corporation of public law
ÖrSpublic trust, corporation of public law

More details on rules and formats for banking data in Austria: Bank account (AT)

National bank ID name 
Local name of the national bank ID.
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National bank ID provider 
The provider (national authorities in most cases) of the national bank ID.
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Country currency 
Currency code for used for accounting in the given country.
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Maximum BBAN length 
Maximum number of characters of the Basic Bank Account Number (BBAN). For IBAN system, the BBAN must be of a fixed length for the country and comprise case-insensitive alphanumeric characters. It includes the domestic bank account number, branch identifier, and potential routing information. Each country can have a different national routing/account numbering system, up to a maximum of 30 alphanumeric characters.
IBAN country 
Specifies whether a country uses the SWIFT IBAN system or not.
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IBAN length 
Number of characters of the IBAN of a given Country.
IBAN check digit length 
Number of characters at the end of an IBAN of a given Country that are used as checksum.
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IdentifierTechnical keyDescription
Association Registration Number (Austria)AT_ARN
European value added tax identifier (Austria)EU_VAT_ID_ATEuropean value added tax identifier of Austria.
National business register identifier (Austria)BR_ID_ATNational business register identifier (Firmenbuchnummber, FBN) in Austria, issued by the Austrian business register (Firmenbuch). FBN consists of a maximum of six-digit number followed by a lower case letter. In case if there are less then 6 digits, leading zeros should be added.