Which country derives its name from the word "East"?

Australia
Ukraine
Japan
Austria
The native name of Austria, Öster­re­ich, means 'Eastern Realm'. Austria was a pre­fec­ture of Bavaria created in 976. At the time, the Danube basin of pre­sen­t-­day Austria was the east­ern­most extent of Bavaria, and in fact of all the Germans.

Answers distribution

Australia
Ukraine
Japan
Austria
answers
flagFinland
1%
0%
0%
98%
92
flagSwitzerland
1%
5%
7%
84%
53
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
1%
7%
84%
51
flagthe Netherlands
10%
4%
13%
72%
144
flagGreece
18%
2%
7%
71%
38
flagItaly
13%
9%
8%
68%
105
flagAustria
12%
8%
14%
64%
56
flagGermany
17%
6%
13%
62%
363
flagSweden
24%
7%
7%
60%
66
flagUkraine
17%
2%
24%
55%
45
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
9%
17%
54%
668
flagCanada
18%
11%
16%
52%
53
flagSpain
22%
10%
16%
52%
50
flagFrance
12%
12%
22%
52%
40
flagPoland
19%
11%
21%
47%
22532
flagthe United States
17%
15%
18%
47%
539
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
11%
15%
42%
63
flagIndia
11%
23%
30%
33%
72
flagNorway
30%
14%
23%
30%
42
flagUnknown
23%
16%
34%
24%
1564

Gender

men44%
women52%
Australia
18%
16%
Ukraine
12%
9%
Japan
24%
20%
Austria
44%
52%

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