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Vienna is the largest and capital city of Austria. It is an ideal emblematic European city related to Barcelona, London, Milan, Paris or Rome, but different the others it is very squeezed and easy to negotiate. Vienna is designated as Europe's cultural capital, is a metropolis with exclusive charm, vitality and flair. The city has 1.723 million of population in 2010 estimation. In population wide the city has 9th rank in Europe. Vienna is well known for playing an important role as a top European Music Centre, from the great age of Viennese Classicism through the early part of the 20th century. It is capital hence holds all the traditions of a European city, from Roman foundations over to Gothic, Baroque and Historicism. The city has number of tourist attractions. Tourists are ready to visit Vienna because of the city's thrilling combination of the royal-imperial flair of the past with the latest trends, the responsible farming of a precious heritage and charming traditions. The city of Vienna is host to many major international organizations, including the United Nations and OPEC and it is a center for architectural companies, including Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the late-19th-century Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks.
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Vienna Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The city of Vienna has cultured itself through many eras and embodies the very definition of culture: the tending of natural development. Vienna ongoing off as a Celtic settlement of the Danube, which was later engaged by the Romans, and eventually evolves into the powerful Austro-Hungarian Empire in more recent times. The city holds a lively and vast array of cultural attractions. It is home to identical with music for centuries, and was home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Johann Strauss. Vienna has natural heaven including forests, grassland, parks and gardens cover some 20,000 hectares or around half of the city, and then there is the Danube and other bounces of water on top of that. Vienna is fully geared to control power with almost 1,000 kilometers of urban cycle lanes. A number of places in the city such as the vast Prater Park, a former grand shooting ground in the inconsequential Danube wetlands, are best explored by bike anyway. The city's art and culture have a lengthy tradition in Vienna, with theatre, opera, classical music and fine arts. The city is a multicultural center, which integrates Eastern European, Oriental and Western modes of thinking, has been a melting pot for cultural individualities throughout the centuries. Vienna has been through wars, occupations, it has been the victor of many fights, and in more recent history, has switched from a kingdom to a republic. Now the city signifies a strange mixture of many nationalities and cultural possessions. Vienna is home to many sports teams. It hosts many altered sporting events as well as the Vienna City Marathon, which attracts more than 10,000 participants every year and usually takes place in May.

Vienna Demographics
Vienna total population - 8,210,281
Vienna male population - 4,007,452
Vienna female population - 4,202,829
Vienna German-Austrians population - 82.5%
Vienna former Yugoslavs population - 4%
Vienna Turks population - 1.6%
Vienna German population - 0.9%
Vienna other or unspecified population - 2%
Vienna none population - 12%

Vienna Education
The capital of Vienna is main center of education in Austria. There are many universities, professional colleges and gymnasiums. They are Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, PEF Private University of Management Vienna, University of Applied Arts Vienna, University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, University of Vienna, Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna University of Technology, Webster University and International Anti-Corruption Academy. The city university system is also free. There are many international schools also they are American International School Vienna, Danube International School, International University Vienna, Lauder Business School, Lycee Francais de Vienne, Vienna Christian School, Vienna International School and Wake Forest University - Flow House. The Austrian education system has undergone much improvement in recent years.

Vienna History
Vienna on the Danube River was established by the Celts in 15 BC. The city history as focus grand capital is a comparatively brief one. In the period of 13th century the city came under risk from the Mongolian Empire, which strained over much of present-day Russia and China. Throughout the middle ages of city was home to the Babenberg dynasty. The city ultimately developed to become the de facto capital of the Holy Roman Empire and a cultural center for arts and science, music and fine cuisine. While it is the later siege of 1683 that has captured the imagination of historians, the 1529 Turkish siege was a much closer-run thing. Through the Napoleonic era, Vienna was plagued twice more in short succession by the French in 1805, and again in 1809. In the year of 1848 the revolution broke out on the streets of the capital, and wasn't snuffed until grand troops cruelly suppressed the uprising in October. In the recent years the city population increased to over two million, some ten percent of whom were Jewish immigrants, giving Vienna the largest Jewish community in the German-speaking world. In the period of 1920-30s the city became famous for its enlightened municipal socialism, through a period that has since gone down in history as Rotes Wien, or Red Vienna. In the year of 1938 the city was first foreign capital to fall "victim" to the Nazis, greeting the Fuhrer with delirious interest, and sounding the death knell on the city's 200,000 Jews. Now the city of Vienna is an economical and cultural center in Austria.

Vienna Flag

image of Vienna flag

Vienna Tourism
The capital city of Vienna has many tourist attractions. It stands out between other European tourist destinations for presence a "new old city", a city in change from an older "picture city" like Florence and Venice to existence a global city like Paris and London. The city tourist attractions were absorbed in three distinct areas. They are largest cluster, centreed around Schonbrunn Palace. Vienna's main tourist attractions are Hofburg and Schonbrunn and the Riesenrad in the Prater. Cultural highlights include the Burgtheater, the Wiener Staatsoper, the Lipizzaner horses at the spanische Hofreitschule and the Vienna Boys' Choir, as well as excursions to Vienna's Heurigen district Dobling. The city is home to many museums including Albertina, Belvedere, Leopold Museum in the Museumsquartier, KunstHausWien, BA-CA Kunstforum, the twin Kunsthistorisches Museum and Naturhistorisches Museum, and the Technisches Museum Wien, each of which receives over a quarter of a million visitors every year.

Vienna Transportation
The city has a broad transportation network system. Vienna public transportation system is provided by buses, trams and 5 underground metro lines. Vienna has an international airport in the southeast of the city. The airport is presently undergoing a major development, including a new terminal building and office park, to prepare for an expected growth in passengers. The train system is operated by OBB and it has multiple road networks including motorways. The city transportation network of bus and tram routes syndicates with an underground system that is still being developed and prolonged and residential rail lines extend some way into the countryside.

Vienna Universities
University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria - 88,000 Students
Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria - 26,218 Students
Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria - 7500 Students
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria - 21,766 Students
University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria - 1,800 Students
University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna - 3000+ Students
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna - 2,800 Students
PEF Private University of Management Vienna, Vienna, Austria - 180 Students
Sigmund Freud University Vienna, Vienna & Paris, Austria & France - 900 Students
MODUL University Vienna, Vienna, Austria - 250 Students

Vienna Tourist Attractions
Schonbrunn Palace
Tiergarten Schonbrunn
Wiener Riesenrad
Imperial Apartments, Hofburg Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Upper Belvedere
Naturhistorisches Museum
Haus des Meeres
Leopold Museum
Lower Belvedere
Technisches Museum Wien
Spanish Riding School
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Imperial Crypt
Haus der Musik
Museum fur angewandte Kunst
Museum of the Vienna State Opera
Palmenhaus Schonbrunn
The Prunksaal of the Austrian National Library
Austrian Parliament Building
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum
Wustenhaus Schonbrunn

Vienna Tourist Museums
MuseumsQuartier Vienna
Albertina Graphic Arts Collection
Kunsthalle Vienna
Austrian Gallery Belvedere
Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna
Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna
Liechtenstein Museum
MAK (Museum of Applied Arts)
House of Music
Mozarthaus Vienna
Memorial and museum for the austrian victims of the Shoah
Jewish Museum Vienna
Wien Museum
Vienna Museum of Technology
Museum of Military History
Sigmund Freud Museum Vienna
Tram Museum Vienna
Chimney Sweep Museum
European Coat of Arms Museum
Vienna Clock Museum
Vienna butterfly house
ZOOM children's museum
Museum of Ethnology Vienna
Federal Pathologic-anatomical Museum Vienna (German)
Architecture Centre Vienna
Mathematics Museum

Vienna Parks
Vienna woods
Alpine Gardens in Vienna
Kurpark Oberlaa
Potzleinsdorfer Schlosspark
Donauinsel - Vienna's Danube Island
Donaukanal - Vienna's Danube channel

Vienna Religious
Vienna Roman Catholic population is 73.6%
Vienna Protestant population is 4.7%
Vienna Muslim population is 4.2%
Vienna other population is 3.5%
Vienna unspecified population is 2%
Vienna none populatio is 12%

Vienna Government
The city of Vienna politics were formed by the Christian Social Party, in particular long-term mayor Karl Lueger until 1918. In the period of 1918 to 1934 the Vienna Social Democrats assumed many overdue social reforms. At the same time the city's municipal policy was respected by Socialists all over Europe, who therefore mentioned to the city as "Red Vienna".

Vienna Geography
Vienna is a largest and capital city of Austria. It is situated in north-eastern Austria, at the easternmost extension of the Alps in the Vienna Basin. City's west sides are the Alps and the foothills of the Alps. In the north are the foothills of the Alps, in the north-west the Bohemian Massif, in the north-east the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, in the south the Danube Valley in the south-east and east the small Hungarian lowland. Vienna has humid continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. Winters are comparatively cold with normal temperatures at about freezing point, and snowfall stirring primarily from December through March. Spring season and autumn are cool to mild. User Comments

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