Vienna (German: Wien) is the caipital ceety o Austrick, a naition in central Europe. It is the name gien tae the local admeenistrative territory. The ceety ligs on the river Danube, ane o the maist important rivers in central an eastren Europe. It haes a population o 1.8 million fowk, an is situate juist ower the mairch fae the caipital o Slovakie; Bratislava. Tradeetionally Vienna wis the frontier brig atween the Germanic an Slavic fowks that it bides tae this day.


Left–richt, tap–bottom: Rathaus, Schloss Schönbrunn, Riesenrad, Staatsoper, Stephansdom, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Stephansplatz, Sachertorte, Johann-Strauß-Denkmal, Sezession, Donau City, Hundertwasserhaus
Banner o Vienna
Offeecial seal o Vienna
Coat o airms o Vienna
Coat o airms
Vienna is locatit in Austria
Location o Vienna in Austrick
Coordinates: 48°12′32″N 16°22′21″E / 48.20889°N 16.37250°E / 48.20889; 16.37250
Kintra Austrick
 • MayorMichael Häupl (SPÖ)
 • Vice-MayorMaria Vassilakou (Grüne)
 • City414.65 km2 (160.10 sq mi)
 • Land395.26 km2 (152.61 sq mi)
 • Water19.39 km2 (7.49 sq mi)
151 (Lobau) – 542 (Hermannskogel) m (495–1,778 ft)
 • Ceety1,805,681 Increase
 • Density4,326.1/km2 (11,205/sq mi)
 • Metro
ca. 2,419,000
 • Ethnicity[1][2]
61.2% Austrick
38.8% Ither
 Statistik Austria,[3] VCÖ – Mobilität mit Zukunft[4]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Later, Vienna wad acome the admeenistrative centre o a muckle, multi-lingual empire; the kinrick o Austro-Hungary. Wi bonny baroque airchitectur, an a taste for aw things regal (lik horse buggies, pailaces, an famous cakes an confectionar), Vienna is a popular tourist attraction.

The ceety haes a guid trainsport infrastructur; wi baith trams an a metro servin commuters. The maist weel-kent attraction is Stephansdom (a muckle mediaeval kirk wi a kenspeckle ruif), an the palace o Schönbrunn. A modren maun-see wad be the Hundertwasserhaus, a heich hoose designed bi Austrian airtist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.


  1. STATISTIK AUSTRIA. "Bevölkerung zu Jahres-/Quartalsanfang".
  2. "Vienna in figures 2012, Vienna City Administration Municipal Department 23 Economic Affairs, Labour and Statistics Responsible for the contents: Gustav Lebhart, page 6" (PDF). Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  3. "Statistik Austria – Bevölkerung zu Quartalsbeginn seit 2002 nach Bundesland". 14 February 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  4. "VCÖ.at: VCÖ fordert Nahverkehrsoffensive gegen Verkehrskollaps in den Städten". 2008. Retrieved 5 August 2009.

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Coordinates: 48°12′N 16°22′E / 48.200°N 16.367°E / 48.200; 16.367