Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country in the southern part of Central Europe. Vienna is the capital of Austria and by far the largest city in the country. Austria is bordered by the following countries Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy, and Slovenia.
Österreichische Spielkarten - Spielkarten Österreich
Each country has its own preference in terms of playing cards, certainly also card players from Austria. Austrian playing cards do not only have German suits, but two more patterns with French suits are commonly used in Austria. In Austria people play cards with Schnapskarten and doppeldeutschen, einfachdeutschen or French suits. playingcardshop.eu offers an extensive range of cards for card players in Austria.
Wiener Spielkartenfabrik Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne and Cartamundi Germany
One of the major players in the playing card industry of Austria is Piatnik. Today the Wiener Spielkartenfabrik Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne is the largest Austrian playing cards company with affiliate companies in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and the US. Piatnik has been making high quality playing cards in the Austrian capital Vienna since 1824. The Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik is the German branch of the Cartamundi group and the playing cards expert for Austria and Germany. ASS Altenburger, the playing card factory of Cartamundi Germany, also makes a wide variety of Austrian playing cards for typical card games that are often played in Austria like Bauerntarock, Bridge, Canasta, Jass, Königrufen, Piquet, Rommé, and Schnapsen.
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